Wells Fargo Grants $100K For Latina Entrepreneurship Training Series

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ (SHCCNJ) received a $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to be used toward bilingual business development and educational programs for female Hispanic business owners.

Source: NJ Biz



Why Community-Owned Grocery Stores Are the Best Recipe for Revitalizing Food Deserts

Cooperatives often adopt local hiring practices, pay living wages and help residents counteract inequities in the food system. Their model, which is supported by member loans, ensures communities are literally invested in their new stores and their use.

Source: Next City



QuickBridge Releases White Paper on Millennial Cash Flow Challenges

Alternative lender QuickBridge released a white paper and companion infographic that details the hurdles facing millennial entrepreneurs seeking working capital loans and offers tips for securing funding from alternative lenders.

Source: Monitor Daily



StreetShares Helps Veteran-Run Businesses Build Momentum

StreetShares’ “lending as a service” platform uses more than 400 data points from sources such as social media and Google Earth for intelligent, dynamic underwriting that eliminates the need for a hard credit pull.

Source: Middle Market Growth



Survey Reveals Economy is Top Concern for Small Businesses Ahead of 2020 Election

Among the economic issues driving presidential election decision making for many small business owners were the health of the U.S. economy, the climate for small business growth and tax policy.

Source: Crowdfund Insider