Industry News – March 4, 2021

SBA Updated Numbers on the impact of COVID Relief Programs The SBA has published new data surrounding the COVID Relief Programs. The linked report houses data as of February 25, 2021. Data will be updated every Monday and can be found here. Source: SBA  ...

Industry News – February 25, 2021

Black Female Small Business Owners Reveal Their Top Advice & Lessons Learned Black female-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing in America right now, data shows.Black women are growing their businesses at that rate even with the odds stacked against them,...

Industry News – February 18, 2021

Serena Williams and Opportunity Fund Support Opportunities for Black Small-Business Owners Tennis icon, fashion and jewelry designer Serena Williams is extending her support of Opportunity Fund. Throughout February, a portion of proceeds from Serena Williams Jewelry...

Industry News – February 11, 2021

Louisiana HBCUs tapped to connect Black-owned small businesses with help Baton Rouge-based Southern University and New Orleans-based Xavier University and Dillard University are participating in a small business loan program through Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small...

Industry News – February 4, 2021

“Black Women Entrepreneurs, Not Banks, Helped Me Keep My Company Going During the Pandemic” A Black woman entrepreneur shares her experiences of staying in business and staying encouraged during the pandemic, all thanks to the examples and help of Black women, both...

Industry News – January 27, 2021

What’s the State of Small Business in 2021? Gene Marks sat down for a conversation with four top executives from leading companies that together have served millions of small businesses through the Covid pandemic. He wanted to better understand what small...