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The Lender Match tool is part of the SBA's efforts to fund minority, rural and other underserved small businesses owners before the PPP ends on June 30.
Everyone from hot-dog distributors to French restaurants are finding innovative solutions.
The CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity contextualizes the unrest in stark financial terms.
Like many small business owners in communities of color, these entrepreneurs in Tampa are more concerned about forward progress than raging against rioters.
Diversity and inclusion experts weigh in. One throughline: It's better to grapple with the issue openly than say nothing because you're afraid of getting it wrong.
Many are using their platforms to express solidarity with the black community and promising to do their part in reaching meaningful reform.
The Small Business Administration is giving additional PPP funds to Community Financial Development Institutions, which lend to small businesses in underserved communities.
News and Trends
This Memorial Day, two Brooklyn companies are hoping that backyard BBQs can help heal.
News and Trends
It has reportedly been ignoring Freedom of Information Act requests from the 'New York Times' and others.
A Leaked Powerpoint Suggests the SBA Is Denying Disaster Loans to Anyone Arrested in the Last 10 Years
Despite broad bipartisan support for stimulus loans reaching small-business owners with criminal records, Steven Mnuchin and the SBA are reportedly excluding more rehabilitated entrepreneurs than they've ever admitted before.
Working From Home
With a little help from Zoom, the famed declutterer sized up my "home office," and offered advice to get us all through tough times.
Some advice on walking the line between glib and gloom when you're asked "How are you?" 500 times a day.
So far, in the scramble to disperse SBA relief loans, big banks have passed over the most vulnerable businesses in favor of bigger "small" businesses. But Congress's latest stimulus package gives $60 billion in PPP to key community lenders.