The survival of small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) hinges on availability of capital, a truth made painfully evident over the last year amid the pandemic. Yet for all of the state- and federal-level initiatives working to get funds into the hands of Main Street business owners, underserved and under-banked areas — often BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of color) communities — are still seeing their local entrepreneurs struggle.

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