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Caroline Valvardi / March 26, 2019 / Policy

On March 7 during a hearing entitled “Small but Mighty: A Review of the SBA Microloan Program,” a panel of lenders, entrepreneurs, and other small business experts from around the nation shared their SBA Microloan program

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Caroline Valvardi / March 1, 2019 / Policy

On February 26, four CDFI leaders from around the United States met at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., to give testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) at its first hearing ever on the CDFI Fund entitled “

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Dafina Williams / February 22, 2019 / Policy

On February 7, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access held a hearing to examine the challenges faced by women, minority, veteran, and rural entrepreneurs entitled

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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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Lindsay Li / October 23, 2017 / Policy

On Friday, October 20 the Enterprise Center in Philadelphia hosted a hearing titled "Small Business Capital Access: Supporting Community and Economic Development." The hearing was held before two representatives

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