The Voice: Industry News - July 10, 2018
July 9, 2018
Tulsa Real Estate Fund made history as the first African American owned Regulation A+ Tier II crowdfund designed to revitalize urban communities across the U.S.
Source: The New Pittsburgh Courier
Unlocked Futures funds startups formed by and for people who have dealt with the justice system.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' recently released Contingent Worker Survey, men in temporary jobs make about 15% more than women per week.
Source: CNN Money
A lack of adequate products and services is a top concern for small businesses that are unhappy with their banks, particularly as entrepreneurs increasingly turn toward online and mobile platforms to manage finances.
According to the 2017 State of Women-Owned Businesses report commissioned by American Express, black women are the fastest-growing population of entrepreneurs, but have the lowest revenue numbers.
Source: Black Enterprise
In testimony before both houses of Congress, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Comptroller Joseph M. Otting shared with lawmakers his priorities for the federal bank regulatory agency.
Source: Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
September 24, 2018
Today in Washington -
This week the House will consider 38 bills under suspension of the rules, which bars amendments, limits debate to 40 minutes and requires two-thirds majority for passage.