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Futuro Media Group Receives Bridge Loan

Futuro Media creates multimedia content for and about underrepresented communities in an increasingly diverse world. FMG has developed the Community Podcast Lab, a 15 week pilot program in Boston focused on elevating the narratives and story-telling skills of people of color in Boston. In 2019, BII provided a $150,000 bridge loan to cover costs of […]

50 Kitchen

50 Kitchen is a restaurant and catering service in Fields Corner, Dorchester. The fusion cuisine menu featuring Asian and Southern influence is inspired by the neighborhood’s multicultural population. Husband-and-wife owners Anthony and Evette Caldwell are committed to creating job opportunities in the local community. In 2019, BII Fund partnered with LEAF, the City of Boston, […]

50Kitchen to Bring Asian and Southern Comfort Eats to Fields Corner

“Beautiful food for beautiful people” – so goes the motto for 50Kitchen, a 20-seat startup restaurant and catering service opening soon in Fields Corner, Dorchester. The fusion cuisine menu bringing together Asian and Southern influence is inspired by the neighborhood’s multicultural population. Chef Anthony Caldwell, the owner of the restaurant, is a native from the […]

Shared Services

BII Fund provides back office support services to other integrated capital funds. This includes portfolio construction and design, investment tracking and management and training.

Care Academy

Care Academy provides professional and family caregivers with high-quality online training classes to help deliver the best care to older adults with the support, guidance and compassion needed to improve their quality of life. The platform makes it easier for caregivers to upskill and continue their education to better serve clients and advance their careers. […]

Maven Construction

Maven Construction is a woman- and minority-owned general contracting firm that provides construction management services. The Dorchester-based start-up focuses on energy efficiency projects. Founder JocCole “JC” Burton is a construction industry veteran who plans to develop innovative construction careers for people of color and women. In 2018, BII Fund provided project finance to support an […]

Care Academy Secures Impact Equity

Care Academy provides professional and family caregivers with high-quality online training classes to help deliver the best care to older adults with the support, guidance and compassion needed to improve their quality of life. The platform makes it easier for caregivers to upskill and continue their education to better serve clients and advance their careers. […]

Maven Launches in Massachusetts

Maven Construction is a woman- and minority-owned general contracting firm that provides construction management services. The Dorchester-based start-up focuses on energy efficiency and energy retrofit projects with healthcare and research institutions, multi-family housing, educational institutions and municipal projects. Founder JocCole “JC” Burton is a successful 23-year construction industry veteran who plans to develop innovative construction […]