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Industry News – January 23, 2020

These City Programs Are Giving Minority and Women-Owned Businesses Access to Capital Entrepreneurs in Minneapolis, Atlanta, and New York now have an opportunity to earn funding as these cities make efforts to close funding gaps for minorities and women-owned...

Industry News – January 16, 2020

Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar Talk Black Economic Opportunity in Boston The Congressional Black Caucus made its first-ever visit to Massachusetts this weekend, with U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley bringing her colleagues together with city leaders to address solutions for...

Industry News – January 10, 2020

How 16 Initiatives Are Changing Urban Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation hundreds of entrepreneurs and organizations are using urban agriculture to not only address hunger and sustainability, but to alleviate poverty and drive social inclusion in urban centers....

Industry News – December 4, 2019

As the CDFI Fund Approaches 25 Years, Policymakers May Need to Rethink CDFI Regulations Mission-driven organizations are too frequently tied down by regulations that don’t fit their risk profile. Despite the fact that CDFIs had no substantial role in the latest...

Industry News – November 20, 2019

The House Tackles Recidivism in Rollsout of New Prison to Proprietorship Act the Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee announced the release of the bipartisan Prison to Proprietorship Act, which mandates the SBA’s resource partners to provide...

Industry News – November 13, 2019

Tribal Lending Provides More Opportunities For America’s Indigenous Peoples For some Native American tribes, online lending has become a critical part of their economic development efforts. Unlike the federal, state and local governments, which fund operations...