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Comcast RISE to award $1 million in grants to 100 women-owned or minority-owned South Florida small businesses

Comcast today announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others, in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, bringing the Comcast RISE program’s total investment in South Florida to $2 million. Comcast RISE […]

Economy, Resources

Miami-Dade announces 7 recipients of BizUp grants

Last month we told Growbiz readers about an upcoming deadline for Miami-Dade County BizUp grant applications. The recipients have just been announced: This week, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava  and County Commissioner Jean Monestime announced the seven recipients of small business grants totaling $400,000 through the Business Innovation Start-Up […]

Economy, Finance, Resources

A Miami bank receives $250M from the US Treasury to make loans to minority-owned small businesses

Banesco USA will be offering low-interest commercial loans to Miami-area companies, mainly minority-owned small businesses. The Coral Gables-headquartered bank, which focuses on commercial lending in South Florida and Puerto Rico, received a $250 million capital injection from the U.S. Treasury. With that money it will increase lending to small and […]