Thasunda Duckett Named First Black Woman On JPMorgan Operating Committee

JPMorgan announced that Chief Executive Officer of Chase Consumer Banking, Thasunda Duckett, will be the first African-American named to the firm’s Operating Committee in the biggest expansion of its top leadership group in years.

Source: Essence


Alicia Keys And NFL Partner To Launch $1 Billion Fund To Support Black-Owned Businesses

“The initial goal of $1 billion is to ensure a substantial commitment,” Keys says. “Even with that it does not come close to closing the economic gap. The next steps are to reach out to different industries to invite them to invest in racial justice and create a multi-billion dollar endowment across business sectors.”

Source: Forbes


ESET Launches Cyber Security Products Bundle for Small Business

The bundle is specially designed to address the challenges businesses are facing with remote workers and digital security. ESET says the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape has new attack methods and never-before-seen threats. Adding, companies are sometimes completely in the dark when an attack takes place. Especially small businesses with limited resources.

Soure: Small Business Trends


Visa Kicks off Nations Small Business Week With Goal of Helping 50 Million Small Businesses

Visa has taken their Visa Back to Business Study, Holiday Edition findings and translated them to a goal of digitally enabling 50 million small businesses in preparation for this unprecedented holiday season. 

Source: Businesswire


How to Find Business Loans for Veterans

Although the process of obtaining a business loan can be fraught with numerous decision points and pitfalls, the U.S. Small Business Administration offers support and “special considerations” to U.S. military veterans. Conducted in concert with various financial institutions throughout the country, the SBA and other organizations help people who served in the U.S. armed forces find the funding they need to start a small business.

Source: Business News Daily