Industry News - January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019
This Newark-based small business lending software provider has raised a $4 million Series A funding round to help modernize small business lending with a cloud lending software program.
Interest in launching funds to invest in low-income communities designated as opportunity zones is running high, but the number of funds launched still is low as firms await greater regulatory clarity.
Source: Pensions & Investments
Investments on the part of China in U.S. technology startups are slowing down thanks to increased scrutiny on the part of the White House.
It goes without saying that bringing impact investing to the forefront would provide a new power and push to achieve targets such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
According to the Global Impact Investing Network’s (GIIN) most recent Annual Investor Survey, the size of the global impact investing market doubled in a year.
February 12, 2019
With the Shutdown Looming Again, Lawmakers Should Remember Microbusinesses are Resilient, not Unbreakable
A recent CNBC article detailed how many small businesses that were adversely affected by the shutdown are struggling to move on.