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A Hive of Small Business Activity in Boston

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 17, 2017

In celebration of Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25), we're profiling emerging enterprises in the communities where we work that have benefited from LISC small business lending and support. In Boston, Northeastern University and LISC have launched the Impact Lending initiative to spur women- and minority-owned businesses and local economies that surround the university. Honeycomb Café, a bustling new locavore restaurant in South Boston’s Dorchester area, offers a picture of impact lending at its finest. Read More

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The Big Value of Small Business

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 16, 2017

Investing in small businesses is key to fueling local economies and creating opportunity. LISC supports emerging entrepreneurs other lenders may deem too risky and, in the process, helps open doors for economic development, wealth building, social connection and creativity in communities across the country. In celebration of Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25), we're taking a look at the big impact these investments make. Read More


How to Succeed in Small Business? Phoenix Has an Answer

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 14, 2017

In celebration of Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25), we're profiling emerging enterprises in the communities where we work that have benefited from LISC small business lending and support. This week, we shine the spotlight on Phoenix, where a flourishing co-working space, CO+HOOTS, has spawned a large new space, dozens of small ventures and some 200 new jobs for local talent. All made possible, in part, by LISC loans and expertise. Read More


Evelyn Shelton & Steve Hall on Restaurant Ownership and Gentrification

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 9, 2017

LISC Small Business borrower Evelyn Shelton and Vice President Steve Hall discuss community growth and business ownership on Heritage Radio Network's "A Hungry Society." Read More

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