Chicago menswear brand Peter Field is the winner of Block 37’s annual pop-up shop contest, giving the tailor and accessories designer a second downtown location inside the State Street shopping and dining center.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Names Accion Chicago Community First® Fund Partner
Accion Chicago client Anthony Bellamy was featured in a Forbes article highlighting the lack of transparency for borrowers in online small business lending, particularly with regard to APR.
How Accion Chicago is helping businesses from underserved communities ‘cast their net wider.’
The Alford-Axelson Award recognizes the nonprofit organizations who set an example of outstanding nonprofit management practices and, through these practices, strengthen the nonprofit sector as a whole.
“Accion is our top pick overall for startups because it offers the lowest interest rates and has pretty easy-to-meet qualification criteria, even for brand new home-based startups.”
Mayor to Press State and Federal Agencies to Establish Regulations for Business-to-Business Lenders
Accion’s decision to double its maximum loans from the current $50,000 cap represents a major expansion for the 20-year-old small business lender.