Gru announces to the minions that the rumors are true: the bank will no longer be funding the company. After Gru states that the company will not succeed in traveling to the moon and suggests that the minions look for new employment, the minions all chip in their money to raise capital for the company.
Robin and Dustin are trying to convince Erica to help them access a secured area. She's small enough to fit into a vent that they cannot fit into. Erica then explains why she loves the United States and capitalism: people get compensated for their services depending on how valuable they are. She states that she wants free ice cream for life as compensation for her services.