To close the "equity gap" for small business, Congress enacted the Small Business Investment Act of 1958. Under this Act, the Small Business Administration licenses, regulates and finances investment companies which assist small concerns. The author describes how the Small Business Administration does this under a revised set of regulations, published in late 1973.
"Venture Capital for Small Business,"
University of Baltimore Law Review: Vol. 3
, Article 2.
Available at: http://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/ublr/vol3/iss2/2