Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ July 30, 2018 / Newswire

A fierce seeker of solutions, Jeremy Nowak identified ways to improve the lives of disadvantaged communities, contributed to the betterment of Philadelphia, and believed in the power of communities to innovate and improve.

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/ July 29, 2018 / Newswire

Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of CNote, provides an editorial on the impact of CDFIs and how prolematic rescissions would be, writing, "We are moved every day by the positive, tangible impact CDFIs have.

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / July 25, 2018 / Policy

On Wednesday, July 25, the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) held a hearing on “The Innovation Economy, Entrepreneurship, and Barriers to Capital Access.” Chairman Erik Paulsen (R-MN-3) presided over the hearing which featured three witnesses: OFN President and CEO, Lisa Mensah, Phil Mackintosh, Sen

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/ July 24, 2018 / Voices

Authored by Sydney England, Client Development Manager, LOCUS Impact Investing. 

Photo: January 2014 renovation of the Jessie Ball duPont Center. Sherry Magill is pictured secod from the right

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / July 19, 2018 / Policy

On July 18, the House of Representatives voted in favor of three amendments aimed to increase the overall FY19 appropriation for the CDFI Fund to $223 million.

A voice vote was held, and all three amendments were accepted:

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