Winter 2016 Newsletter

OBDC Small Business Finance believes that our unique partnerships and staff expertise are critical components to connecting our borrowers to the funding, education, and relationships they need to thrive. This year continues to be full of exciting new partnerships and staff contributions…

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Survey: Civilian Reintegration

CivCom, a new veteran-owned organization that prepares service members and their spouses for civilian jobs after their military service, recently launched a survey to collect veterans’ experiences about their transition from military-to-civilian careers.     Click here to read the full analysis of the survey.  Nearly everyone reported they wished they had started planning earlier,…

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JPMorgan Chase expands their Small Business Forward program

Earlier this fall, JPMorgan Chase announced an expansion of their Small Business Forward program, more than doubling their commitment to $75 million, focused on supporting women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses with access to capital, technical support and guidance.  This includes a $1.9 million grant to the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) to support its…

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Veteran Launch December Newsletter

Main Street Launch Small Business Finance believes that our unique partnerships and staff expertise are critical components to connecting our borrowers to the funding, education, and relationships they need to thrive. This year continues to be full of exciting new partnerships and staff contributions…

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Get to Know Karla De Leon

Katie Taylor, Main Street’s Assistant Vice President – Communications, interviews Karla De Leon. Karla’s background has been a mix of business and public policy, and her focus has been small business finance. Click here for Karla’s bio. In what ways do you think Main Street Launch brings value to our communities? First and foremost, Main Street…

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