Why Are Black-Owned Businesses Struggling to Rebuild?

The racial inequality wealth gap and chronic under-funding left Black businesses unprepared for COVID-19. Coronavirus closures and social distancing had an enormous impact on local businesses that relied on face-to-face interactions—traditional mainstays for Black entrepreneurs.

Celebrating Juneteenth by Investing in Black Businesses and Communities

Since 1866, Juneteenth has been an important and powerful day of celebration in the U.S., marking the emancipation of slaves and the right to freedom. Originating in Texas, Juneteenth is now recognized throughout the country and is celebrated in most major cities across the nation.

Celebrate $100 Million in Community Business Funding

Connect2Capital is celebrating our partners funding $100 million in affordable, flexible loans to the small businesses and communities they serve.

Inspirational Black Entrepreneurs Driving Social Good

One of the most inspiring trends we’ve seen recently is increased support, funding, and interest for Black entrepreneurs. Here’s our pick of great Black entrepreneurs who are making a difference.

The Five Cs of Credit

Understanding how lenders gauge your credit worthiness, using the five Cs, can improve your chances of getting a small business loan.