In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of March 13, 2022

  • 3.18.2022

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

The Challenges in Getting Funding for Women and Minority-Owned Businesses, and How to Solve Them
According to the American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses, women own 49 percent of the businesses in the US, but account for less than 10 percent of the country’s earned . This article from Entrepreneur looks at solutions on getting women- and minority-owned businesses access to the capital they need to fund their .

In Light of Russia Sanctions, Consider Your Conditions for Doing Business in Other Countries
Soon after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, governments around the world passed some of the toughest and most coordinated sanctions in modern history.  Many companies working in Russia have seen their business upended, and many have taken surprisingly strong stands. This HBR article considers ways should think about doing business in other countries.

Questions About the Post-Pandemic Small Business Financing Landscape
The last two years forced most small businesses to seek external assistance from financial institutions, particularly through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The pandemic’s uneven racial and ethnic impact came on top of racial gaps in small business and financing that have persisted for many years. With the experience during COVID-19 in mind, this article by Forbes raises questions relevant to many small business borrowers.

7 Ways Leaders Can Lead When the World Is in Crisis
In a world surrounded with crises, the world needs better leaders. This article, authored by a keynote speaker, brand strategist, and CEO, looks at ways leaders can stand up, speak truth, rise above chaos and be the positive change we want to see in the world today.

Links compiled by Elijah Soko.