The Virus and the City: Big Ideas for Small Business
Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab director is out with a Marshall Plan-like report for saving small businesses and investing in equity for Black and Brown entrepreneurs
The Virus and the City: “Small Businesses Are The Engines of Inclusive Growth”
Drexel’s Metro Finance director talks with Charisse Conanan Johnson, of small business advisory firm and B Corp Next Street, about what companies need for post-Covid success
Business for Good: Girls Auto Clinic
Patrice Banks has plans for another car repair shop, post-Covid. First, though, she’s launched a program aimed at getting more women of color into the car repair biz.
The Virus and The City: A Small Business Reading List
As companies struggle to survive due to Covid-19, Drexel’s Metro Finance director offers a quick guide to how urban businesses can thrive
The Possibilities of “If”
Meegan Denenberg and Tayyib Smith’s new incubator, co-working and networking space aims to boost Black businesses in Philly
The Virus and the City: Next Steps
Could help be on the way for Main Street businesses? Here, a rundown of the relief bills and programs that, if Congress acts, might just help
Guest Commentary: Raising Hope
Co-founders of a volunteer program offering small businesses grants find inspiration in the resilience and creativity of local entrepreneurs
Business For Good: Lilu
As a Latinx woman in tech, Adriana C. Vázquez has faced uphill odds in transforming the $1.4 billion breast pump market. The Philly startup she co-founded just might do it anyway.