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CDC Small Business Finance Program Brings Business Banking Opportunities Directly to the People – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

CDC Small Business Finance Program Brings Business Banking Opportunities Directly to the People

Robert Villarreal, of CDC Small Business Finance, Elected to Opportunity Finance Network Board

Robert Villarreal is the Chief External Affairs Officer for the Los Angeles Branch of the CDC Small Business and Finance Program.  Villareal is unapologetic about his passion for creating financial opportunities to local businesses and people in communities of color.  He says that this pandemic has disproportionately affected Black and Brown people and as the organization’s external affairs officer, he and his team are determined to help turn these disproportionate occurrences in to opportunities for local businesses to rebound.

“CDC Small Business Finance is committed to helping local and small businesses succeed.  What makes us unique is we meet businesses and business people where they are and help their business get to where they want it to be” stated Villarreal.

CDC has been around

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Visiting Uganda, rap star Akon seeks business opportunities

American rap artist and singer Akon is visiting Uganda Friday in search of investment opportunities that would extend his business footprint in Africa, where his efforts include a planned futuristic city in his native Senegal

KAMPALA, Uganda — American rap artist and singer Akon is visiting Uganda Friday in search of investment opportunities that would extend his business footprint in Africa, where his efforts include a planned futuristic city.

Akon’s arrival in the East African country was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He will meet with President Yoweri Museveni to discuss “different investment opportunities in various sectors, including energy, tourism, and infrastructure development,” according to the state-controlled New Vision newspaper.

Akon and his wife, Rozina Negusei, went to a mosque in the capital, Kampala, Friday.

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MSNBC passed on multiple opportunities to ask Lincoln Project honchos about John Weaver scandal

MSNBC regularly provided a platform for co-founders of The Lincoln Project without asking about online sexual harassment claims made against their former business partner John Weaver, and critics feel the move was “willful disregard” for a scandal that involved critics of President Trump.

George Conway was finally asked about it on Monday after more than a dozen missed opportunities by MSNBC hosts.

Author Ryan James Girdusky first reported allegations against Weaver back on Jan. 11. In the three weeks between Girdusky’s report and the Times follow-up, his fellow Lincoln Project co-founders appeared on MSNBC a whopping 17 times without being asked about the allegations, according to the Daily Caller.

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“George Conway appeared on MSNBC at least two times, Steve Schmidt appeared on MSNBC at least eight times, and Rick Wilson appeared on MSNBC at least seven times,”

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Amazon Stock Supported By Bundle Of Opportunities in 2021

Amazon (AMZN) enters 2021 with plenty of big opportunities, from its traditional business of e-commerce and cloud-computing services to newer markets such as grocery delivery and pharmacy services. Altogether it looks to provide fuel for continued growth in Amazon stock.




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This past year, Amazon has aggressively built fulfillment centers, a leading indicator of overall company growth. These highly automated facilities are where employees pick, pack and ship orders. Amazon expects to end 2020 with 410 million square feet of fulfillment center operations. That’s up 80% from the year-ago period.

The centers are key to Amazon achieving its goal of large scale one-day delivery of goods, available to Amazon Prime customers. It will also boost Amazon’s continued expansion into grocery delivery. Groceries are a $700 billion market in the U.S.

“Heading into 2021, as demand starts to shift to grocery and discretionary items, we expect Amazon will be

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