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Local cannabis business owner bids to bring diversity to booming industry – CBS Baltimore

TIMONIUM, Md. (WJZ) — Wendy Bronfein hopes to pave the way for more women to lead the booming medical cannabis industry. “The medical cannabis industry is a ripe place for female participation,” she said. READ MORE: Three early morning shootings leave one dead and two injured Bronfein is the co-founder of Curio Wellness, a medical cannabis company based in Timonium. ...

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EHT High School ALAB Students Gain Career Pathing Knowledge From Hands-on Professionals | Egg Harbor-EHC

TOWNSHIP OF EGG HARBOR — All rise. The Business Discovery Day is now open. The Honorable Dorothy Garrabrandt, Justice of the Superior Court, presides. On Friday, March 4, Egg Harbor Township High School Academy of Law And Business (ALAB) students participated in the sixth annual Business Discovery Day – a networking event that gives them access to high-performing mentors in ...

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The Congressional spending bill battle had a message for Main Street

Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters A majority of Main Street small business owners say they favor more financial assistance from the federal government, but the resolution of the battle in Congress last week over the federal government’s spending bill shows that it may not come . This shouldn’t be a surprise. With fiscal hawks reluctant to provide more pandemic-related funds even ...

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Revive Grant Awarded to Three Growing Businesses in Downtown Charles Town | Journal-news

CHARLES TOWN – This has been heard time and time again throughout the past year as businesses in downtown Charles Town have expanded to larger locations, with every homeowner expressing a strong desire to stay in the area and to continue to be part of the community. At the Charles Town City Council meeting on Monday night, three more businesses ...

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Oregon Legislature passes plan to offer bigger loans to startups and small businesses

Oregon lawmakers have approved a bill expanding access to capital for businesses that are too new or too risky to qualify for conventional bank loans. Under the bill, Business Oregon would increase the cap on direct loans to startups through its Entrepreneurial Development Lending Fund to $1 million, up from the current temporary limit of $250,000. Business Oregon is the ...

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VisuWell Raises $10M in Funding to Power the Company’s Next Phase of Growth and Innovation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VisuWell, an industry leader in providing innovative virtual care solutions, today announced that it has successfully entered into a $10 million Series B capital raising led by Fulcrum Equity Partners, a Atlantagrowth-based investment company, with continued participation from existing investors, Longmeadow Capital, PJC and UltraGroup. The funding will help the company scale across ...

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BOLD Grants Awarded to Area Groups Improving Birmingham Communities « The Official Website for the City of Birmingham, Alabama

BOLD grants awarded to regional groups improving Birmingham communities BIRMINGHAM, AL — Over $500,000 was donated to organizations in the region to fund innovative ways to help improve Birmingham’s economic landscape. The BOLD program, which stands for Building Opportunities for Lasting Development, provides financial support to organizations and agencies that take creative, evidence-based approaches to solving a variety of community ...

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PhillyTech brings together prominent business leaders to raise funds for a good cause

PHILADELPHIA CREAM, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PhillyTech, a leader in recruiting, talent acquisition, sales and lead generation for software and high-tech companies has announced its 4th Annual Community Charity Party, launch 2022, to Thursday December 16 at 6 p.m.. Launch 2022 will bring together 100-150 passionate entrepreneurs for networking and discussions to mark a successful year ahead. ...

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iwoca to extend Merchant Cash Advance product to all UK card-accepting SMEs

iwoca, one of Europe’s largest small business lenders, has announced the extension of its Merchant Cash Advance product to all small businesses accepting card payments in the UK. The merchant cash advance will allow small businesses to pay off their loan based on their sales and stay in control by choosing the percentage of their income to pay. This product ...

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The subsidy program aims to relieve companies facing the impacts of road construction

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – New Salt Lake City Grants Program May Provide Limited Relief for Business Owners negative impacts of road construction. The construction mitigation program is overseen by the Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development. The department’s business development director, Roberta Reichgelt, said this is a new program and if successful it could expand in the future. ...

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Minority cannabis owners say federal banking bill should pass even without social justice provisions

EDITOR’S NOTE: NJ Cannabis Insider is co-hosting a Cannabis Career and Business Fair on November 17 at the University of Stockton. Tickets here. To get banking services for her cannabis delivery business, Precious Osage-Erese, COO of Roll Up Life in East Orange, said she had to drive two hours to the only financial institution that has her. would help. That’s ...

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The PPP is gone, but government support for small businesses is not

The federal government’s paycheck protection program has provided small business owners just under $ 800 billion in COVID-19 relief, according to the US Small Business Administration. The PPP was closed on May 31, but as companies move forward in the takeover process, they may find a continued need for affordable financing. Here are some of the government funding options still ...

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PNC Foundation Announces $ 16.8 Million Grant to Support and Develop Black-Owned Businesses through New Howard University Center for Entrepreneurship

Stimulates PNC’s commitment to supporting black entrepreneurship and economic empowerment Posted: October 20, 2021 at 9:35 a.m. EDT|Update: 1 hour ago PITTSBURGH, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The PNC Foundation today announced a five-year term, $ 16.8 million grant to create the Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship – aimed at creating resources and support for ...

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How Alabama can attract more entrepreneurs and start-ups

Alabama’s desire to drive economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology has a clear roadmap for success through the work of dozens of Alabama’s public and private sector leaders. These leaders gathered on October 14 in Montgomery for the final meeting of the Alabama Innovation Commission (AIC), also known as Innovate Alabama. The commission was established by Governor Kay Ivey ...

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LMN Introduces New LMN Lend Platform, Advanced Card Routing Feature And More As Part Of Product Update 21.10

MARKHAM, Ontario, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Landscape Management Network (LMN), North America leader in B2B landscape enterprise management software, today announced its product update 21.10, the most significant update in recent years, with more than a dozen new highlights, including LMN loan, the new online finance software system platform to help landscapers access capital to grow their ...

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Scott Crockett, CEO of Everest Business Funding, to Speak at Lend360 Conference | New

DORAL, Florida, September 24, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on small businesses across the country. After months of shutdowns and an unpredictable economy, small businesses are on the road to recovery – and they are thriving. As a financial expert Scott crockett points out, however, that many small businesses have already been ...

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New financing program available for smaller businesses in the state

Smaller businesses in California now have access to an additional $ 56.5 million through the California Rebuilding Fund, which offers flexible, low-cost loans to support long-term recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. First announced by Governor Gavin Newsom in November 2020, the California Rebuilding Fund is a public-private partnership that combines capital from private, philanthropic and public organizations to support new ...

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New program helping black and Latino entrepreneurs access business credit

At national scale (BlackNews.com) – BIPOC is an acronym for Black, Indigenous, People of Color. LatinX is an umbrella term for people of Latin American origin or ancestry. In the United States, entrepreneurs from BIPOC and LatinX are struggling to finance their businesses. These racial minority groups find it disheartening to apply for business loans and are less likely to ...

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Chillicothe businesses see improvements, renovations thanks to TIF funds

CHILLICOTHE, Ill. (WMBD) – Some businesses and buildings in Chillicothe are getting a facelift thanks to funds and grants from the TIF District. “Keeping the integrity and aesthetic of the historic look is so appealing,” said Molly Crusen Bishop, host of the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce. The TIF central business district runs along Fourth Street from Beech to Truitt and ...

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Fusionex signs MoU with Alliance Islamic Bank to accelerate growth of halal SME businesses

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, September 19, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The market leader in artificial intelligence and big data technologies, Fusionex, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad to strengthen the bank’s Halal in One program. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210919005026/en/ Dato ‘Seri Ivan Teh, CEO of Fusionex Group (Photo: Business ...

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Panetta calls for the passage of the infrastructure bill at a chamber event: “It is important not to negotiate against ourselves”

U.S. Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) touted the federal pandemic relief dollars he helped bring to Santa Cruz County during a recent business lunch, adding that it was vital to continue pushing for more money for infrastructure to enable the region, state and country to emerge from its COVID-19 malaise. Dozens of community members and business owners flocked to the ...

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New investment fund for business owners in the South and West to create wealth for communities

Four years ago, when Tiffany Williams started her coffee and restaurant business Exquisite 501, she was unable to access capital through a bank. Williams instead completed an entrepreneurs program at Sunshine Enterprises and received funding from Greenwood Archer Capital. And now she’s hoping that a new community micro-investment fund will provide her with the money to grow her business even ...

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$ 10.5 million grant program approved for recovery from tropical storms Henri and Ida

Provide grants of up to $ 5,000 to storm-affected businesses / nonprofits with up to 50 full-time equivalent employees September 8, 2021 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the approval of the Henri / Ida Business Assistance Grant program at a special meeting of its board of directors. The $ 10.5 million program will provide grants of $ ...

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Liberty Financial is helping businesses get ahead of this news

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – It’s hard to stand out in today’s competitive market, but there are ways for business owners to get ahead. The start of a new fiscal year is a great opportunity to reassess business goals and take a closer look at the company’s finances. A Commercial loan can provide the funds a business ...

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Select businesses in downtown York to receive Bloom grant funds

Some businesses in downtown York have been selected to receive Bloom Grant funding from Downtown Inc. to help them recover or grow their businesses. Downtown Inc announced the recipients of the 2021 Downtown Bloom Grant in a press release. The 10 downtown businesses that will receive funding, and what they plan to do with it, include: A Chinatown Express: purchase ...

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FedNor Funding to Boost Kenora Area Businesses

FedNor renews operating funding for three Northwestern Ontario Community Futures Development Corporations. FedNor announced continued funding for three Future Aid Societies in the Kenora area, helping local businesses and nonprofits access capital, business advice and support. ‘other supports. The federal agency on Friday announced more than $ 6.6 million in funding, much of which spans five years, for the Lake ...

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Ways to finance your small business

This Fgeneral inquiry shows that about 44% of small business owners borrowed money to cover business expenses. Most of these owners choose to borrow funds to buy equipment, finance projects and other activities for the growth of the business. So there is no shame in getting a loan or other financing options for your business. Financing options you can consider ...

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Celtics Support Minority-Owned Small Businesses With New Grants Program

A dozen small minority-owned businesses have just received Power Forward grants. The Celtics have partnered with Vistaprint and the NAACP to provide each winner with $ 25,000 plus marketing assistance. It’s all part of a social justice initiative. The grants went to various local businesses, including Dorchester-based Coils to Locs, a wig company started by Dianne Austin. Austin’s line was ...

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