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SC Small Biz Chamber Partners for Crowd-Funding Option

August 3, 2013 WLTX.com Derry London Columbia, SC (WLTX) — The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce has joined with an online “crowd-funding” portal. The Mission Markets online crowd-funding portal, part of the American Sustainable Business Council (http://asbcouncil.org/,) called “Invest In A New Economy” will give in-state businesses and…

S.C. businesses have new financing option

For more information about this story, contact Frank Knapp at sbchamber@scsbc.org or 803-252-5733.   GSA BusinessJuly 31, 2013 The S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce has joined a Mission Markets online crowd-funding portal that gives businesses access to financing and donation-based investment resources. Chamber President Frank Knapp said the portal…

Mission Markets Partners with American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) andSouth Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) to Create OnlineCrowd Funding Portal for Local Businesses and Investors

July 31, 2013 Mission Markets Community Portals Will Enable the Small Business Networks of ASBC and SCSBCC to Have Accessto Equity and Donation-Based Crowd Financing and Support Sustainable Entrepreneurship NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mission Markets™, which operates a portal network for impact and sustainability investments, announced today the launch of an online…

S.C. businesses have new financing option

July 31, 2013 Staff Report| GSA Business The S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce has joined a Mission Markets online crowd-funding portal that gives businesses access to financing and donation-based investment resources. Chamber President Frank Knapp said the portal gives businesses and non-profits conducting a business enterprise another avenue to…

Crowdfunding can provide new financing option for women and minority firms

WEBINAR June 21, 2012 25% Discount for Small Business Chamber members In April, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. A provision in the law establishing crowdfunding as a mechanism to spur start-ups has the potential to significantly help minority firms. A study conducted by the Commerce Department…

More from the Summit for a Sustainable Economy

The American Sustainable Business Council had a very good Summit for a Sustainable Economy at the White House yesterday.  In addition to the morning’s panel on sustainable economic growth that I moderated, I also facilitated a breakout group on small business taxes and revenue in the afternoon with a representative…

Worldwide crisis in small business lending

At last week’s annual Small Business Administration’s conference for National Small Business Week, SBA Chief Karen Mills took some questions.  One small business owner said that she received “invaluable support” from one of the SBA’s Small Business Development Centers, which operate in every state. The lack of credit from banks…

Crowdfunding to the rescue for small investors

The Great Recession has apparently changed the way individual Americans view investing.  Buying stocks is no longer seen as safe for long or short-term investment and trading is way down.  Credit Suisse Trading Strategy reports that daily trading in American stocks continues to fall and is down almost 50% from…