A movement has grown to scrutinize business practices through the lens of public policy concerns. Activists often use corporate governance structures, such as proxy voting, to affect the decisions of investors and businesses on issues ranging from environmental protection to…
Can new technology and innovation make finance work better for Main Street businesses and consumers? The answer depends on the direction public policy takes.
In an era of abundant information, data can be better leveraged by policymakers and lenders to help small businesses with their financing needs.
Recommendations from BPC’s Task Force on Main Street Finance on ways to make the financial system work better for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the U.S. economy.
Short—term stock market fluctuations may be a sign of a larger downward trend but could also just be temporary volatility with no long-term impact.
Small businesses and entrepreneurs fuel the economy. We must give them the tools they need to succeed.
BPC’s Task Force on Main Street Finance, along with small business owners, will discuss financial hurdles, emerging fintech industry, post-crisis financial regulation, and data gaps in the small business lending space.