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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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Borrower Spotlight: Erik Rueda Design Lab

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 1, 2017

This Veterans Small Business Week, we're highlighting Erik Rueda Design Lab in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Business owner and founder Erik Rueda served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a construction engineer before launching his own custom furniture and millwork design and manufacturing company. Read More

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Sewing the Fabric of Unity, Stitch by Stitch

Posted by: LISC Small Business on September 27, 2017

Legrand Lindor, CEO of CARIBBEAN APPAREL™ and LMI Textiles, works every day to inspire unity amongst Caribbean peoples through displays of pride in their own cultures. He received a $17,500 microloan through Impact Lending, a partnership between Northeastern University and LISC, to grow his company. Read More

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