Industry News – August 12, 2020

Opinion: Dismantling Structural Racism in Community Development Finance “Community Development Entities (CDEs) owned or led by Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) have consistently fared worse in the fierce competition for access to the credits.” Read...

Industry News – August 6, 2020

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Warns of Racial Inequality for Small Businesses A new survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife provided to Axios shows a 17-point increase in the number of small business owners who say entrepreneurs of color face more challenges...

Policy News – August 6, 2020

Reminder! The deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8, 2020. On Tuesday morning, Visa released a Back to Business study to explore the impacts of COVID-19 and help provide solutions to small and medium-sized businesses. Entrepreneurs and...

Industry News – July 29, 2020

Bipartisan Duo Tries to Create Opening for Broader Small Business Coronavirus-Relief Program Senators Todd Young (R-IN), and Michael Bennet (D-CO), have teamed up to propose small businesses aid that takes a more targeted approach under consideration. Source: CNN...

Policy News – July 29, 2020

On Monday, Capitol Hill said goodbye to the Honorable John Lewis (D-Ga.). The late Congressman was lain in state under the Capitol Rotunda — the first Black member with that honor — as hundreds of his colleagues paid respects. On the small business front, Senator...