Female Food and Drink Entrepreneurs on How Gender Impacts Access to Capital

Restaurateurs point out the balance between dealing with gender bias and gender commoditization as social impact continues to grow as a trend in the business world.

Source: Washington City Paper



How Opportunity Zones Are Helping AI Startups Thrive in Low-Income Communities

One of the most innovative examples is WIFAX, an investment fund focused on using opportunity zones to back gender diverse technology startups and create jobs in low-income areas.

Source: Forbes



How Congress Can Address America’s Startup Shortage

American business dynamism is in troubling decline. To get at the root cause of the problem, policy must focus on boosting productivity growth, and helping young businesses break into international markets.

Source: National Review



Survey Reveals Small Businesses Increasingly Turning To Fintech For Financing

According to the latest edition of the quarterly Pepperdine Private Capital Access Index, the demand and accessibility for external financing grew over 2019’s second quarter, as small businesses increasingly seek capital from alternative lenders.

Source: Benzinga