Michelin sheds light on their efforts to rebuild the small business economy in the wake of the economic collapse.

During a recent visit to the Michelin Corporate Services headquarters outside of Greenville, South Carolina, their CEO was proud to share an initiative where Michelin had allocated about $2 million for lending to local small businesses in light of the recent economic crisis. The initiative has been very successful in helping local small businesses grow, and its success got me thinking, ‘Why hasn't the domestic micro-finance model moved to the forefront of options for small businesses today?’

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