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Taking the Fight Outside

The rolling hills of Northwest Arkansas—representing a generous chunk of Ozark mountains—counts as one of the great underappreciated treasures of the American landscape. Few travelers have it on their to-do lists, yet its natural beauty and abundance of recreational opportunities such as biking, rafting, climbing, and hiking, draw a steady stream of enthusiasts year-round. Still, […]

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As A Historic Eviction Crisis Looms, New Tech Companies Offer A Way For Landlords And Renters To Negotiate

Falling behind on rent is an age-old problem that’s been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Some entrepreneurs are taking things into their own hands, as evidenced by the growing number of platforms designed to give renters more flexibly throughout the month and thus avoid delinquencies and, what’s worse, evictions. Platforms such as those provided by […]

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Fund of the Week: 1863 Ventures Invests In New Majority Entrepreneurs Aiming For Scale

Fund: 1863 VenturesWashington, D.C.First close of $2.5 million, aiming to raise $10-$20 million What it is: An impact-oriented venture capital fund investing in New Majority entrepreneurs. The fund is attached to a business development program committed to accelerating New Majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth. 1863 Ventures and its affiliated program have supported 559 founders; about 90% of […]