Chorus Secures Two Strategic Acquisitions

Chorus SmartSecure, a local security and smart home technology provider, announced today the acquisition of two Birmingham-area security companies, making it one of the fastest-growing security providers in the Southeast. OnGuard Security and Gem Alarm Systems, both of Birmingham, were acquired in November. Rob Hardman, president of Chorus SmartSecure said, “We are excited for how … Read more

Auction Veteran Troy Crowe Forms New Auction Company

Growing up around the auction business, auctions have always been a way of life for Troy Crowe. Now, after 13 years as a professional auctioneer and real estate broker, Crowe has formed Crowe Real Estate & Auction.  “I have spent my entire life working with a professional auction company, and during that time, I have … Read more

RISE Commercial District Houses Its 1,000th Business

Despite the recent pandemic, RISE Commercial District continues to achieve unprecedented success, which means success for local businessmen and businesswomen. The RISE Commercial District concept was born in 2010 when founders Jim and Theresa Sapp started leasing a portion of the property that housed their garage door business to friends that needed business space, and … Read more

MAF Receives $350,000 Wells Fargo Grant

MAF has received a $350,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Open for Business Fund to help people of color and immigrant entrepreneurs adapt and rebuild from the pandemic. With generous funding from Wells Fargo, MAF is providing zero-interest loans up to $2,500 paired with technical assistance to small business owners across California.  The COVID-19 pandemic … Read more

Lendistry to Administer $100 Million in COVID-19 Resilience Grants to Small Businesses in New York City

Lendistry announced today that it has been selected by the NYC Department of Small Business Services to administer the $100 million NYC Small Business COVID-19 Resilience Grant Program. The only fintech CDFI in the nation, and the largest minority-led deployer of capital in COVID relief funding, Lendistry has made a positive impact on the small … Read more

Savvy Cleaner Announces Scholarships for Residential Cleaning Training & Certification

Savvy Cleaner, the rapidly growing hub for house cleaning training, announces a new initiative to educate house cleaners and maids by launching a scholarship program. Applications for scholarships can be submitted now. “As of 2020, there were 128.45 million households in the U.S., and they all need cleaning,” says Savvy Cleaner CEO, Angela Brown. “Covid-19 closed down … Read more

Detroit Free Press Names Tegrit a Winner of the Michigan Top Workplaces 2021 Award

Tegrit has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, … Read more

Security Company Expands Commercial Security Solutions Into Medina, Canton, Cleveland, Columbus, Ohio

Security in Ohio is going up another level as Smart Digital®, an Ohio-based commercial security and surveillance company, is expanding its cutting-edge commercial security solutions into Medina, Canton, Cleveland, and Columbus.  This move will see more businesses in Ohio communities gain access to best-in-class security solutions. Smart Digital Security Company has been serving central Ohio for roughly 10 years and … Read more

Savvy Cleaner Gives Away G-Rated, Family-Friendly, Funny Cleaning Shirts Every Day in December

Savvy Cleaner the rapidly growing hub for house cleaning training gives away Funny Cleaning Shirts every day in December. “It’s hard to find the perfect gift for your house cleaner or maid,” says Savvy Cleaner CEO, Angela Brown, “and now with our daily December t-shirt giveaway, you can win one at no charge. Anyone can enter the giveaway … Read more