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Notes from the Frontlines in the Small Business Finance Revolution: A Microlender’s View

Gwendy Brown () and Eric Weaver ()
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Gwendy Brown: Opportunity Fund,
Eric Weaver: Opportunity Fund,

Community Investments, 2014, issue 03, 35-40

Abstract: This article explores the rise of alternative and subprime business finance and the implications for Main Street business owners. Drawing on their direct experience successfully lending to thousands of low-income and minority entrepreneurs across California, the authors reflect on the opportunities and challenges presented by this small business finance revolution and share some potential product and policy solutions.

Date: 2014
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