Another round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is likely on the way to help small businesses impacted by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Exactly what that relief funding will look like exactly is still a matter of Capitol Hill debate. But at this time, it looks like […]
COVID-19 relief funds still available. Here are three sources
Here’s the lowdown on several relief funding programs still taking applications. If you live in Miami-Dade, applications are open for a loan that gives priority to small businesses that have not received federal or state stimulus aid to recover from the economic wallop of COVID-19. The RISE Miami-Dade Fund is […]
A small business dream was almost blown away. With Accion’s help, this story takes a sweet turn
When Corina Jimenez’s doctor in Venezuela urged her to cut dairy from her diet, she explored options for satisfying her sweet tooth. She didn’t like what she found out there – eating healthy shouldn’t mean sacrificing taste, she believed. So Jimenez did what others in her entrepreneurial family would do: […]
Alternative financing is on the rise. Is it right for your business?
Alternative financing options are on the rise and more small businesses are seeking them, according to results from the Q2 Private Capital Access Index from Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. Here are some of the findings: Thirty-four percent (34%) of respondents attempted to raise bank financing in […]