Need Covid-Era Relief Funding? Pay Attention to the Super Bowl Post-Game Concert

Unbanked and underserved small-business owners across the country have a lot riding on Sunday’s Super Bowl. Not the game itself, which promises to be an offensive shoot out, but the concert. And not the halftime show featuring The Weeknd, but the post-game Big Concert for Small Business, featuring Alicia Keys, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Christina Aguilera, and more. Proceeds from […]


Connect Online With A PPP Lender (Yes, There’s Still Money), Plus The Latest On Forgivable PPP Loans And Other Sources Of SMB Funding

Here’s the very latest information on PPP, EIDL, and other loan options (forgivable and otherwise) from my interview with storied consumer credit expert Gerri Detweiler, who has more than three decades of experience in consumer credit education. Currently, Detweiler is the education director at Nav, a fintech marketplace that connects small businesses with lenders and […]


Root Insurance’s $51 million funding round is one of the largest raised by an Ohio tech startup

While the Midwest continues to lag Silicon Valley in the total amount of venture capital raised, there is still progress being made as more of the region’s fast-growing tech startups raise rounds that are closer to Silicon Valley-size. Root Insurance, a Columbus-based car insurance startup that calculates insurance premiums based upon driver behavior, announced today […]