Grants available for LA County small businesses

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles County businesses in the personal care and retail sector can apply for $10,000 grants starting Monday and through the end of the week.

The LA Regional COVID Fund distributed nearly $100 million in grants last year to small businesses and nonprofits, and this new round of funding dedicates $4.7 million to personal care and retail businesses.


What You Need To Know

  • LA County businesses in the personal care and retail sector can apply for $10,000 grants starting Monday
  • The LA Regional COVID Fund distributed nearly $100 million in grants last year to small businesses
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Amid Covid-19 pandemic, India’s insurance sector has seen contrarian growth

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Far less people ventured out with their cars on the Indian streets in 2020. This year, too, with lockdowns spreading fast, the vehicles will remain off the streets for a long time. This is good news for the Indian insurance sector because there will be far fewer claims to report.

India’s largest non-life insurer New India Assurance actually ended up with a small profit in its motor portfolio of Rs 87.4 crore in the second quarter of FY21 — a first after a long time. In the same period of FY20 it had made a loss of Rs 272.8

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Security tips for investing in cryptocurrency

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Coinbase Chief Security Officer Philip Martin told Yahoo Finance how to stay secure while investing in cryptocurrency.

Video Transcript

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ZACK GUZMAN: Welcome back to Yahoo Finance Live. In this week’s Crypto Corner, the dust has settled since crypto exchange Coinbase made its public debut earlier this month with their direct listing. The stock’s traded slightly lower, as analysts have come on to this program with price targets at $500, $550, even 600 bucks a share. But one point they’ve all returned to has been maybe one of the most overlooked value props that Coinbase brings to the table

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Student startup teams vie for $75,000 at WSU’s 18th annual Business Plan Competition | State

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PULLMAN, Wash., May 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — It wasn’t AI. It wasn’t biotechnology. It was ginger sauce! Unkle Drew’z Ginger Sauce walked away as the winner of the Herbert B. Jones $15,000 grand prize at Washington State University’s 18th annual Business Plan Competition Thursday, April 29.

The Unkle Drew’z Ginger Sauce team, founded by father/son team Brighton and Drew Maughan, and Cole Hensley, WSU student, developed a dressing, dip and marinade for all foods, with every bite sauced to perfection.

The WSU Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES) virtually hosted 28 student venture teams across three different

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Crain’s 2021 Notable Women in Construction and Design

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‘A good time to train as an electrician’

 

Dinkins headshotKendra Dinkins leads family-owned electrical contractor Taylor Electric, which will hit the century mark next year. The company is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise and Women’s Business Enterprise. It specializes in multi-unit residential buildings, schools and churches but also provides maintenance at high-profile venues including Soldier Field, Guaranteed Rate Field and Navy Pier. Taylor Electric also maintains traffic signals for Cook County and the Illinois Department of Transportation. Dinkins began her career at the company as a bookkeeper in 2007 and was named president and CEO in 2015.

 

CRAIN’S: How did

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CU Business Group Launches Partnership with Community Capital to Provide Online Loan Marketplace for Credit Unions | Business

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PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 28, 2021–

CU Business Group, LLC (“CUBG”), the nation’s largest business services Credit Union Service Organization (“CUSO”), today announced it has partnered with Community Capital Technology Inc. (“Community Capital”) to leverage the firm’s online loan marketplace and business intelligence platform to provide a better, more efficient way for their credit union clients to optimize their loan portfolios.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210428005651/en/

The CUBG Loan Marketplace will enable credit unions to more easily place and source quality commercial loan participations, as well as find and connect to other credit opportunities and

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