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Policy News – March 16, 2023

President Biden intends to ask Congress for $1.6 Billion to combat ongoing fraud related to COVID relief programs, referred to as “pandemic fraud.” The proposal includes a request for a $600 million investment to ensure the government has the resources to investigate...

Industry News – March 16, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank Collapse Could Impact Startup and Tech Industries Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse became the second-largest failure of a financial institution in the country’s history. The bank’s demise could have a long-term impact as it provided financing for...

Industry News – March 9, 2023

Treasury Department Details CDFI Awards The U.S. Treasury Department Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI Fund) will deliver $194.1 million in financial assistance awards to 252 Community Development Financial Institutions. Award recipients also included...

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Bootstrap Capital is an investment group that helps early stage companies connect with the resources, connections, and capital they need to be successful. The organization was founded on an intentional strategy to fulfill the gaps that perpetuate a lack of access to capital for diverse communities. Their mission is to create financial returns while connecting high potential entrepreneurs to the innovation ecosystem through access to opportunity. Through their hybrid approach, Bootstrap Capital partners with passionate founders who are looking to transforms large markets.

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