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Young entrepreneurs are the future
The Small Business Journalist of the Year for Maine and New England describes producing and hosting ?Back to Business? on radio and directing the University of Maine?s Target Technology Incubator.
Finance companies vs. small banks in rural commercial lending
In rural New England, it used to be the small community banks that dominated small business lending. However, nonlocal finance companies are aggressively entering rural banking markets, adding a new element of competition.
Financing the everyday entrepreneur
Everyday entrepreneurs?people with very small businesses?are critical to local economies but often have trouble accessing capital. Now technical support is helping them overcome past barriers.
The Business Consortium Fund: working capital for MBEs
The New England Minority Purchasing Council offers minority business enterprises (MBEs) help in obtaining short-term working capital.
Microfinance in good times and bad: Yankee ingenuity keeps microfinance strong
With banks still facing challenges, alternative sources of credit are likely to play an increasingly important role in financing small businesses. The authors describe what ACCION USA has learned as its approach to microlending has evolved.