The Voice: Industry News – August 21, 2018
August 21, 2018
What to Know About Business Loans
SBA loans are the best kept secret in the country, and if entrepreneurs keep going to the wrong institutions, that may never change.
SBA Accepting Nominations for National and District Small Business Week Awards
SBA award categories include: Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Exporter of the Year and other specialized awards.
Source: The State Journal
To Invest For Impact, We Need To Start By Agreeing What ‘Impact’ Means
Stakeholders in the sector are realizing that uncertainty is a threat to future growth.
Women-Owned Firms on the Rise
Women-owned firms increased by about 2.8 percent in 2016 to 1.1 million compared to 1.08 million in 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs.
Source: ACA International
No Applications Received for ‘Fintech Charter,’ OCC Says
A chorus of voices rose up from the banking world condemning fintech charters as a bad idea, but perhaps they needn’t have bothered.
Source: Bank Innovation