Brooklyn-Based Coworking Model Is Stemming the Tide of Displacement for Small Businesses

BKLYN Commons is championing local small businesses by combating economic displacement through curated programming, community outreach, and affordable commercial leasing.

Source: The Brooklyn Eagle



7 Big Marketing Trends Impacting Small Business

The last decade was all about big tech, big data, and big business. Now, new trends in marketing are putting Main Street businesses back at the forefront of the business landscape.

Source: Forbes



Fintech in 2020: Challenger Banks Are Moving in on The Incumbents for Real

By simply looking at where the money was invested in 2019 and early 2020, it’s clear that investment in financial technology shows no signs of slowing down at the start of the new roaring twenties.

Source: Forbes



Remitly Launches Passbook – Banking Designed for Immigrants

In partnership with Sunrise Bank, Remitly is eliminating the barriers and complexity of opening a bank account and navigating financial services for first generation immigrants in the U.S.

Source: Valdosta Daily Times



Funding Circle Backs U.S. Business Loan Transparency Law

Funding Circle is supporting California’s Truth in Lending law, which requires more disclosures in commercial credit agreements. Minority-owned microbusinesses disproportionately apply for loans online and would be more empowered to comparison shop under the new law.

Source: Peer2Peer Finance News