Empowering Black-Owned Businesses: “Activate Detroit” Brings New, Credit-Blind Approach

 Character-based evaluations, rather than credit scores, are key for Activate Detroit, a new loan product from mission-driven lenders CDC Small Business Finance and Capital Impact Partners. ARLINGTON, VA. (April 25, 2022) – Credit scores don’t tell the whole story of small business entrepreneurs. Activate Detroit – a new loan product meant to empower Black entrepreneurs […]

Capital Impact Partners and CDC Small Business Finance Applaud Greater Washington Partnership and Biden-Harris Administration for Massive Commitment to Small Businesses and Communities of Color

Capital Impact Partners and CDC Small Business Finance President and CEO Ellis Carr joined Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States of America, for Announcement at Howard University in Washington, D.C. March 30, 2022 (Arlington, VA) – Capital Impact Partners and CDC Small Business Finance are proud to stand alongside the Greater Washington Partnership […]