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/ May 21, 2018 / Newswire

(Brunswick, Maine – May 21, 2018) Hardworking Mainers who need catalytic capital to scale up small business operations have a new option, Wicked Fast Microloans from Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI).

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/ May 21, 2018 / Newswire

COLUMBIA, Md. (May 21, 2018) – One of the largest nonprofit loan funds in the country, Enterprise Community Loan Fund (ECLF) has earned an “AA-” issuer credit rating from S&P Global Ratings.

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/ May 2, 2018 / Newswire

In Maine, the Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) received notification on April 10 that they were officially designated as a CDFI. “The ability to provide financial assistance to small businesses is an element in NMDC’s mission to expand and support economic development

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/ May 1, 2018 / Newswire

May 1—First Bank announced it has invested $500,000 into Justine PETERSEN's Emerging Markets Loan Fund. This revolving loan fund is designated for micro- to mid-sized loans to small business to increase access to capital in areas of Missouri and Southern Illinois where it is needed most.

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/ May 1, 2018 / Newswire

The city of Detroit announced plans to raise $130 million in partnership with Invest Detroit as well as the Kresge Foundation and other local philanthropic and public organizations in an effort to provide commercial improvements, affordable housing, and streetscape and park improvements in seven

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