News & Press Releases

Press Releases | March 4, 2021

LegalZoom and Accion Opportunity Fund Partner to Support Small Business Owners

Partnership will provide high-quality legal resources, affordable capital and support to small business entrepreneurs of color, women, and immigrants

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Press Releases | February 26, 2021

DoorDash Announces Main Street Strong Accelerator, A New Program and $2M Fund to Support Women-, Immigrant-, and BIPOC-Owned Businesses

100 Restaurateurs in 5 Cities Will Participate in Eight-Week Long Curriculum and Receive a $20,000 Grant

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In the News | February 22, 2021

‘The second way’ to close the wealth gap

After homeownership, business ownership is the main path to prosperity. Here's what banks and government can do to stimulate small-business growth.

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Press Releases | January 29, 2021

Accion Opportunity Fund Partners with Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce and San Francisco African-American Chamber of Commerce to Provide PPP Loans to Bay Area Black-Owned Small Businesses

As the second round of federal support for small businesses rolls out, California’s leading nonprofit lender grows its partnership with local chambers

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In the News | January 19, 2021

PPP Covid-19 Small-Business Aid Reopens With 60,000 Loans

First wave of applications is largely handled by community and small lenders after SBA set aside time for them to act exclusively

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In the News | January 18, 2021

Yellen Readies Big Changes for Treasury

From financial regulation to minority lending, Biden’s pick is poised to change course sharply from the policies of Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

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