The Voice: Industry News - August 21, 2018

August 21, 2018

What to Know About Business Loans 

SBA loans are the best kept secret in the country, and if entrepreneurs keep going to the wrong institutions, that may never change. 

Source: Inc 

SBA Accepting Nominations for National and District Small Business Week Awards 

SBA award categories include: Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Exporter of the Year and other specialized awards. 

Source: The State Journal 

To Invest For Impact, We Need To Start By Agreeing What 'Impact' Means

Stakeholders in the sector are realizing that uncertainty is a threat to future growth. 

Source: Forbes 

Women-Owned Firms on the Rise 

Women-owned firms increased by about 2.8 percent in 2016 to 1.1 million compared to 1.08 million in 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. 

Source: ACA International 

No Applications Received for ‘Fintech Charter,’ OCC Says 

A chorus of voices rose up from the banking world condemning fintech charters as a bad idea, but perhaps they needn’t have bothered. 

Source: Bank Innovation

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