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Latino Brothers’ New Business Help Latino Start-up Businesses Get Funding

 

Latino brothers Sean and Kenny Salas see a billion-dollar opportunity in a market that most traditional banks and lenders have long ignored: Latino small businesses. Photo credit: CNN.com

Latino brothers Sean and Kenny Salas see a billion-dollar opportunity in a market that most traditional banks and lenders have long ignored: Latino small businesses. Photo credit: CNNmoney.com

 

The two founded Camino Financial, an online lending web site that helps connect small business owners who are first-time borrowers or who are having a hard time getting a loan connect with banks and other lenders.

Sean Salas said the idea came to he and his brother when they were getting their MBAs at Harvard Business School. They remembered how their mother had to close her El Mexicano restaurant chain in Southern California because she didn’t have sufficient funding or ...

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Patricia Baker, President and CEO of Connecticut Health Foundation, Comments on the Affordable Care Act

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Enrolling Latinos For Health Insurance A Major Priority

 

Photo: Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune

Photo: Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune

Bill Sarno CTLatinoNews  

As Access Health CT’s 2014-15 enrollment for the Affordable Care Act gets under way one of the major challenges is to sign up more people, particularly Latinos, despite having less time for outreach than during the program’s initial rollout.

However, Access Health CT, which is the state’s health insurance exchange, is getting a big boost in its three-month drive to close a significant health coverage gap between Hispanics and the general population from a partnership of the Hispanic Federation, AARP and Latino Community Services.

Each partner brings resources and strong community bonds to the table. In addition, the Federation and AARP ...

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