LDC April Newsletter
In This Issue:  
Borrower News, 25 Small Business Tasks You Can Do Better in the Cloud, and more!
Borrower News
Edisto Kennels Opens Just in Time for Summer
From the owners of Edisto Watersports & Tackle comes Edisto Kennels, a dog boarding facility geared toward the needs of vacationers to the island. With reasonable rates, and services that include daily evening drop-offs, if you're vacationing on Edisto, now you can "bring your  best
friend with you."

The Fast and the Flavorful
The first reviews are in, and one says the startup is "the best mobile kitchen in Charleston." But don't take their word for it; check out The Island's Mobile Kitchen yourself on King & Wolfe Monday-Saturday from 11:00AM to 2:00PM and Thursday-Saturday from 9:00PM to 2:00AM. The fare is American, and it's "served fresh, flavorful, and fast." Follow them on Facebook for additional locations and hours.
Elliot Remington Pioneers Distinctive Automotive Service in Charleston
Automotive enthusiasts take note: Elliot Remington Motorsport Classics & Concierge is the first of its kind in Charleston to offer secure, climate-controlled automotive storage, in addition to concierge services and boutique sales. For more information, visit their Facebook page, and you can read a recent CRBJ Bizwire article  about the business here .
For twenty years, the Charleston Regional Business Journal has honored 40 individuals under 40 years old for their professional engagement and community service in the Charleston area. This year, the LDC is happy to report that three of the individuals chosen are former LDC borrowers:  Danny Einhorn of Affordabike, Jennifer Ferrebee of Verde, and Margaret Furniss of Caviar & Bananas.  Congratulations to all!

by Matt Mansfield
Small Business Trends

No matter where you turn these days, people are talking about the benefits of "working in the cloud" including:  
1.  Saving time;
2.  Saving money; and
3.  Avoiding the hassle of managing technology yourself.

While all of that sounds great, it can often be hard to figure out where to start.  That's especially true if you're a busy small business owner.

Oops!  We Did It Again
For the third year in a row, the LDC will be presented with awards at the SBA's Salute to Small Business.  This year's include #1 in Number and #1 in Dollar Volume of SBA Microloans for 2016.  Lending for opportunity...
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