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4 04-2014

Access to Capital Improving for Small Businesses

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:14+00:00 April 4th, 2014|

Nearly 40 Percent of Small Businesses That Pursued Bank Loans Were Successful, According to New Index from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. LOS ANGELES--(April 4, 2014)--Results from the latest Pepperdine Private Capital Access (PCA) Index quarterly report show access to capital for businesses of all sizes increased in [...]

28 03-2014

Learning More About Revenue-Based Loans

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:14+00:00 March 28th, 2014|

One of our main concerns is whether or not small businesses are able to gain the funds necessary for success. This is easier said than done. For small businesses it may often seem like options are limited, but it's important to keep in mind that traditional lending is not the only means by which companies can access [...]

20 03-2014

Speakers for Access to Capital Phoenix

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:15+00:00 March 20th, 2014|

We're thrilled to announce our 2014 Access to Capital event tour will commence on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 8AM - 1PM in Phoenix at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel. Access to Capital events aim to foster lending to small businesses and educate small business owners around their different financing options at the local, regional, and national [...]

25 02-2014

Free SBA Roundtable on Small Business Lending Livonia, MI

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:16+00:00 February 25th, 2014|

Applying for and attaining loans can be a tricky process, especially for those just getting started. To help out the SBA will be conducting a free roundtable on small business lending in Livonia, Michigan, on March 6, 2014. If your business is struggling with finding how to access capital the SBA experts will be there [...]

20 02-2014

Twitter Had Questions, We Have Answers #sbaEweek

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:16+00:00 February 20th, 2014|

We had a great time this afternoon following the live tweeting event, #sbaEweek, hosted by the SBA. While most of the questions were answered thoroughly, we thought that we would put in our two cents regarding a few questions. Jacqueline Gray Miller asked... We know how difficult it can be for people to find the [...]

19 02-2014

South Dakota Sees $4.5 Million for Small Businesses

By | 2014-02-19T16:15:31+00:00 February 19th, 2014|

Small business owners in South Dakota will soon see a boost in the number of private loans. The U.S. Treasury Department is expanding its lending program by adding about $4.5 million for small businesses. This federal funding has been allocated in the hopes that it will increase jobs, boost the economy, and help foster a good [...]

14 02-2014

Oregon May See Increase of Small Business Loan Cap in 2014

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:16+00:00 February 14th, 2014|

While the economy has yet to fully emerge from its downturn, we have begun to see signs in favor of fostering growth and development in bigger businesses within the last few months. But this begs the question, when will the progress and profits of Wall Street begin to benefit Main Street? Since the 2008 market [...]