The Voice: Industry News - June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

Trump Administration May End Rule That Helps Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Despite the propensity for immigrants to start businesses and employ Americans, the federal government wants to end an Obama-era rule allowing foreign entrepreneurs to enter the United States to do so.

Source: The Columbus Dispatch


KeyBank Accelerates Small Business Lending With New Digital Capabilities

Bolstr's technology platform boosts KeyBank's commitment to small businesses and supercharges SBA lending.

Source: PR Newswire


Moving Community Foundation Dollars From Wall Street to Main Street

A growing movement sees community foundations invest in local financial institutions and development projects, empowering entrepreneurship in the underserved communities that need it most.

Source: Next City


Small Business Association’s New Rules to Cut Down on False Certifications of Women-owned or Veteran-owned Businesses

As a result of the new rules, businesses can no longer self-certify for WOSB VA procurement; VOSB and SDVOSBs are also required to go through more stringent certification processes.

Source: The National law Review


How to Make Real Systems Change: A Case Study

Women and minority entrepreneurs are more likely to solve problems that matter to large portions of society, giving them large and growing markets to serve.

Source: Forbes


M&T Bank Announces New, Improved Services for Small Businesses

M&T Bank announced a series of new and upcoming services for its small business customers, including a new online business loan application.

Source: Niagara Frontier Publications


Entrepreneurial Spirit No Longer Just for the Young

For many, the view of a successful entrepreneur is a young millennial toiling away at a tech startup in Silicon Valley. But increasingly, starting a business may become the province of older workers. 

Source: The Hill

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