The Voice: Industry News – September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018

Black Women Entrepreneurs: The Good And Not-So-Good News
From 2007 to 2018, the number of firms owned by black women grew by a stunning 164%, but the gap is widening between the average revenue for businesses owned by black women those owned by non-minority women.
Source: Forbes

NCUA Releases Q2 2018 Credit Union System Performance Data
The Quarterly Credit Union Data Summary includes an overview of the quarterly Call Report data as well as the recent history of major credit union performance indicators.
Source: CUInsight

Is Impact Investing Without Tradeoffs Achievable?
Impact investing quickly rose as one of the top solutions an individual can use to create a positive change; however, as with anything, impact investments have misconceptions.
Source: Business 2 Community

Small Business Spending
Discover detailed breakdowns of where and how much small businesses are spending.
Source: Small Business Trends

How One Surprising Solution Could Close the Funding Gap For Female Entrepreneurs
It may be the case that gender-blind and gender-embracing solutions will together help women entrepreneurs rapidly close the funding gap in financing.
Source: Forbes

From Wisconsin to Texas, Here Are the States With the Fastest-Growing African-American-Led Companies
Minority-owned businesses are on the rise, and nowhere is that more apparent than the 2018 Inc. 5000.

Not Just For Small Businesses: How the SBA Helped Grow 3 Major Companies
As financing continues to be the biggest challenge for small businesses, the support of the SBA, and its diverse loan programs, is particularly relevant for the growth of businesses.
Source: Forbes