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A Crowdfunding Bootcamp Aims to Help Veteran Entrepreneurs in North Carolina

Amy Campbell Bogie | November 12, 2018

Raising money is difficult for any entrepreneur, but veteran-owned small businesses in particular tend to struggle with capital raising. A new program in North Carolina aims to help. INVESTinNC, a Wilmington, NC-based crowdfunding education company, has launched an investment crowdfunding program specifically for veteran entrepreneurs. The company is recruiting six veteran entrepreneurs looking to raise […]

With New Offering, StreetShares Opens Small Business Lending to All Investors

Amy Cortese | March 16, 2016

Ordinary investors across the country can now lend money to small businesses, thanks to a regulatory greenlight given to online lender StreetShares. The move comes as the industry gears up for Title III, the long awaited JOBS Act provision that will open up investment crowdfunding to the mainstream when it goes into effect on May […]

From Conflict to Commerce: A New Crop of Veteran Entrepreneurs is Making an Impact

Amy Cortese | November 10, 2015

Starting a business is hard enough. But try doing it in a war-torn country short on infrastructure and long on danger. For Kimberly Jung, a former army engineer officer who led a platoon and served on reconstruction teams in Afghanistan, those challenges come with the territory. Jung is CEO and cofounder—along with three other vets, […]