Industry News, September 4, 2019

The State of Black Businesses in U.S. Cities with Large Black Populations Some have a strong economy and progressive political leadership that can bolster Black entrepreneurship. Others struggle to create a diverse network and comprehensive plan to keep Black...

Industry News, August 28, 2019

Three SBA Loan Programs Help Bridge Small Business Finance Racial Gap Despite the prevalent wealth and credit gap between African-Americans and their white counterparts, the news isn’t all bleak. The SBA has several offerings that can help expand access to capital for...

Industry News, August 20, 2019

Small Business Lending Study Shows Racial Disparity Small business lending typically relies more heavily on the owner’s credit score or personal assets. Given that the median wealth of white households is 41 times greater than black families, the financing gap...

Industry News, August 13, 2019

Female Food and Drink Entrepreneurs on How Gender Impacts Access to Capital Restaurateurs point out the balance between dealing with gender bias and gender commoditization as social impact continues to grow as a trend in the business world. Source: Washington City...

Industry News, August 7, 2019

Forget VC Money. This Company Wants to Loan You up to $10 Million Investment firm Clearbanc doesn’t want a chunk of your company or a big interest payment in exchange for funding. AI helps decide who gets the money, and they’ve funded more women because of it. Source:...

Industry News, July 30, 2019

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the Venture Capital Investment World In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing in businesses owned by women and people of color. Source: The Root     Learn...