Readout of Roundtable on Capital Access for Small Businesses

Yesterday, the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) Isabel Guzm├ín, the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo, American Rescue Plan Coordinator Gene Sperling, and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Bharat Ramamurti were joined by US Senator John Hickenlooper (D -CO) and small business leaders, advocates, and mission lenders with particular expertise in reaching minority small businesses to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s small business agenda to expand capital access, including newly proposed rules from the SBA and historic investments by the Treasury Department in CDFIs. The group includes non-profit mission lender groups, Community Development Financial Institutions (CFIs), […]

Bring Your Photos To Life With Creative Paper Craft Ideas

Creating a cherished keepake with custom-made paper crafts while adding your own personal touch to it can be incredibly rewarding and enjoyable. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or just looking for something crafty to explore on the side, card-making kits are an excellent option for exploring new techniques and creating handmade gifts that will spark joy in everyone who receives them. With a range of colors and patterns available in each kit, budding designers have the perfect opportunity to express themselves through artfully crafted greeting cards or other special projects. Let’s take a look at how the creative use of […]

Biden Administration Begins Initiative to Expand Access to Capital for Small Businesses

The Biden administration is looking to strengthen the small business sector by expanding access to capital, investments, technical assistance and services required to support the companies’ growth initiatives. As part of the initiative, the administration has proposed rules to diversify the network of private funds and managers that provide long-term debt or equity investments to small businesses and extend additional licenses to nonbank lenders and community development financial institutions, the White House said Tuesday . The Small Business Administration is also proposing to update regulations governing certain loan programs to ease processing burdens for small business borrowers. In December 2022, […]