In June 2016, OFN launched Venturize, a digital public awareness and education campaign designed to inform small business owners about their financing options and help them prepare for the borrowing process.
This week the city of Philadelphia Department of Commerce wrote about the positive impact a resource like Venturize has on small business owners, "In the wake of the recession there has been a rise in the number of online lenders offering small business loans, many of which promise owners “quick
On June 8, 2016 at OFN’s Small Business Finance Forum, OFN launched Venturize, a public education and awareness campaign designed to equip small business owners with the information they need to make the best borrowing choice for their business.
Today, Octavio Blanco of CNN Money took a look at the negative impact that short-term financing—known as merchant cash advances—have on small businesses, and the alternative solutions that CDFIs provide.
The homeownership rate in the second quarter of 2016 for white households was 71.5 percent, compared to 41.7 for black households and 51.2 percent for all other races.