Washington Post, July 24, 2014

Excerpt: Veronica O. Davis, partner and principal planning manager of Nspiregreen LLC in Washington, D.C., told lawmakers that, while already helpful, some of the SBA’s lending and grant programs could be improved. Namely, she said the agency’s microloan program— a program popular with women-owned firms, under which the SBA provides loan funds through third-party nonprofits—includes too many restrictions that preclude those nonprofits from tailoring their offerings to best meet the needs of the borrower.

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