- The venture fund has raised $2.5 million in new capital, bringing the fund’s final close to $25.2 million.
- The District of Columbia is partnering with the Marathon Foundation, a local philanthropy, to create an investment fund to support the city’s entrepreneurs
Two food-tech startups
The London-based startup partners with employers to help employees contribute automatic savings and refinance debt.
The center opened at the end of August featuring an organic product market, commercial kitchen, cafe, urban farm, community meeting space and rental space for local organizations, and outdoor classrooms.
- The Backstage Accelerator is launching in four cities: Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and London
- The Emergent Fund will focus on business development as a pathway to economic revitalization in the U.S. Southeast.