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Industry News - November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018


SBA Now Accepting Nominations for 2019 Small Business Subcontractor of the Year 

This award honors small businesses that have provided the government and industry with outstanding goods and services as subcontractors. Find out how to nominate a small business. 

Source: Small Business Administration 

 

Why the Face of Women Entrepreneurship Is Finally Becoming a Lot Less White 

Minority women control 44 percent of women-owned businesses in the United States, up from 20 percent in 1997, according to Census data. 

Source: Inc.com 

 

Veterans Face New SMB Financing Challenges 

Veteran Entrepreneurs are less likely than in previous years to obtain funding on favorable terms, such as lower rates. Factors affecting this group may include the relatively smaller sizes of veteran-owned businesses. 

Source: PYMNTS.com 

 

The Top Three Problems With Small Business Lending—and How To Fix Them 

With increased competition ahead, banks have two choices to win new small business loans: offer better pricing or easier terms than competitors. However, both approaches could hurt bank returns and increase risk. 

Source: BAI 

 

Impact Investing: A Multitrillion-Dollar Market in the Making 

Impact Investing’s biggest obstacle s remains the general belief that doing good with investments will almost always result in lower-than-market-rate returns. 

Source: PitchBook 


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