underserved communities

Lendistry Expands to Texas With Dallas Office, $5M Funding From Texas Capital Bank

by | Aug 9, 2022
Lendistry is a minority-led, tech-enabled small business and commercial real estate lender based in California. From its new Dallas office, it aims to support underserved small businesses across Texas thanks to $5 million in funding provided by Texas Capital Bank. Lendistry discussed the news today in a session at Dallas Startup Week.

"Contractors, startups, and nonprofits in particular have unique needs that call for a non-traditional approach," says Lendistry CEO Everett K. Sands. "Lendistry is glad to bring them a progressive option.”
‘Full-Strength Fort Worth’ Aims to Create Equitable Economic Vitality in Underserved Communities
by | Jun 21, 2022
The city of Fort Worth has launched a new framework—Full-Strength Fort Worth—to bring economic vitality to every corner of the city. The comprehensive revitalization strategy "prioritizes equity and preservation, celebrates diversity, and creates exciting communities where everyone can thrive," the city says.

Read more about the "new vision" for the Panther City, and see a map of key revitalization target areas—from Stop Six to Historic Handley to River East.
Capital One’s $200M Impact Initiative Partners With Two Local Orgs to Advance Socioeconomic Mobility
by | Oct 7, 2020
Capital One is teaming with Impact Ventures and Paul Quinn College as part of its new nationwide initiative to close support growth in underserved communities and advance socioeconomic mobility.