Industry News – March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Economy Remix: Hope Credit Union and Other Community Finance Leaders Uplift the Delta
Several CDFIs hcame together to host a conference in the Mississippi Delta focused on breaking the disconnect between policy makers, financial institutions, and rural communities of color.
Source: Nonprofit Quarterly

CNote launches fund to boost lending to women business owners
At only eighteen months old, this investment platform is expanding it $18 million portfolio to launch a fund that targets women-owned businesses.
Source: Impact Alpha

Clearinghouse CDFI Invests in Native American Bank
Clearinghouse CDFI has invested $195,800 in Class A stock in Native American Bank—the only Native American-owned, nationwide financial institution. This is the first time that a CDFI has invested in the bank.
Source: PRWEb

U.S. Hispanic Chamber Gives Endorsement to Small Businesses
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce recently announced their endorsement of the Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights.
Source: Al Día News

SBA Helps Women Start Businesses at Record Rates
In 2017, the SBA’s network of Women’s Business Centers supported more than 150,000 women, resulting in an estimated $1.7 billion in revenue growth and 17,000 new jobs for the businesses they served.
Source: Times of San Diego
Industry News – March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019