The Small Business Boost Fund will offer loans of up to $500,000, says The CT Mirror.
Go Banking Rates rounds up resources that can be especially helpful for women and minorities.
Even in a tough VC environment, women are helping bring in the funding, says Inc.
Nerd Wallet spotlights sources ranging from state and federal programs to private grants.
Look beyond traditional loans, says CoFounder magazine, and consider everything from crowdfunding to angel investors.
True Wealth Ventures invests exclusively in women-led companies that improve human and environmental health, says BusinessWire.
B2 lists VCs that are on a mission to improve the flow of capital to underrepresented groups.
Jennifer Lopez’s Limitless Labs and microfinance funder Grameen America plan to empower 600,000 low-income Latinx women.
Executive Biz showcases great grants, and tells how to apply for them.
The Innovate Capital Growth Fund will fund small business in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other mid-Atlantic states, says The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Offering business advice and support, these centers are now available in all 50 states, reports Small Business Trends.
Amazon Web Services’ Impact Accelerator will target early-stage startups led by Black, Latino, LGBTQIA+ and women founders, reports TechCrunch.
For 10 years, nonprofit Launchpad2X has mentored women entrepreneurs; now it’s adding a grant fund, says The Business Journals.
Most major beauty companies are led by men, but Swiftarc Ventures’ Beauty Fund wants to change that equation, reports Austin Monthly.
TGC Impact Growth Fund will provide access to capital for women- and minority-owned or operated businesses in 16 states from Maryland to Texas, reports Yahoo.
Forbes explains why this source of funding is such a boon to women and minority business owners.
Graham & Walker evolved out of the support group Female Founders Alliance, says TechCrunch.
The Conversation offers advice for overcoming the funding gender gap.
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