Industry News – May 19, 2022

New York City to Slash or Reduce 118 Small Business Violations  As part of his Small Business Forward program, New York City Mayor Eric Adams plans to cut or reduce over 118 existing small business fines and penalties. The reforms are expected to save city...

Industry News – May 12, 2022

Meta Launches New Initiative to Support Asian and Pacific Islander Businesses  Coinciding with National Small Business Week and during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Meta announced the launch of Meta Prosper to build a community for Asian and Pacific...

Industry News – May 5, 2022

President Biden Touts Small Business Boom in White House Meeting  President Biden recently credited his administration’s policies for increasing small business growth. His comments were made during a recent White House meeting with small business owners from across...

Industry News – April 28, 2022

SBA Releases First Ever Equity Action Plan The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released its first ever Equity Action Plan as part of The White House’s executive order for all federal agencies to evaluate how they can reach and serve more communities. The plan...

Industry News – April 21, 2022

Pacific Community Ventures CDFI Offers 0% Loans to Bay Area Businesses Pacific Community Ventures, an Oakland, CA based CDFI, is providing 0% loans to Bay Area businesses through its Oakland Restorative Fund. Currently 150 applicants, who own companies focused on...