24 11-2014

Why Access to Capital in New York City?

By |2017-09-14T11:21:13-07:00November 24th, 2014|

New York City. Undoubtedly, nearly everyone has an image or idea that comes to mind when they hear that name. Maybe it's a picture of the New York City skyline, or a memory of a time you walked through Central Park on a windy afternoon. So why did we choose New York City as our next [...]

20 03-2014

Speakers for Access to Capital Phoenix

By |2017-09-14T11:21:15-07:00March 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 [...]

6 02-2014

New SBA Study Confirms Importance of Business Credit

By |2017-09-14T11:21:16-07:00February 6th, 2014|

A study released Wednesday by the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy supports that the recent existence of business credit scoring has been largely beneficial to businesses, giving banks and other lenders a clearer picture of the financial standing of businesses they are considering lending to. While personal credit has been around for a long [...]

8 01-2014

Managing a Startup and Your Day Job

By |2017-09-14T11:21:17-07:00January 8th, 2014|

In an ideal world, an entrepreneur could quit his or her day job to pursue their dream of starting a company, but unfortunately, that is not feasible for many budding small business owners. The sad reality is there are still bills and rent to pay, mouths to feed, gas costs, you name it, making it [...]

2 12-2013

Watch and Learn: View Panel and Spotlight Presentations from Access to Capital Seattle

By |2017-09-14T11:21:17-07:00December 2nd, 2013|

Access to Capital Seattle was a huge success. Our business funding panels were packed with invaluable information for small business owners that we hope will guide them through whatever stage of business they’re in—from startup to growth. Please check out these full version panel videos and share them with friends, colleagues, or anyone who could benefit from them. [...]

18 10-2013

10 Expert Business Funding Tips

By |2017-09-14T11:21:18-07:00October 18th, 2013|

Need funding to grow your business? Here are 10 tips on how to raise money from experts at our Access to Capital events: Strength in Numbers Don’t go it alone. There are an amazing number of people and organizations who can help you grow your business and access funding. Establishing a personal relationship with your [...]

3 10-2013

Accion and ACE Recipients of CDFI Fund

By |2017-09-14T11:21:19-07:00October 3rd, 2013|

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund awards for 2013 were announced on Sept 24.  The CDFI Fund awards annually grant to institutions that serve underserved, low-to-moderate-income communities. The companies that are considered for funding are certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), and specialize in this field. This year, the CDFI fund distributed awards totaling over $172 [...]

26 09-2013

What is the D&B D-U-N-S® Number? Who uses it?

By |2017-09-14T11:21:19-07:00September 26th, 2013|

When signing up for the Access to Capital event in Seattle, businesses will be asked to register with their D&B D-U-N-S® Number.  If businesses are unsure if they have a D&B D-U-N-S Number, D&B can first check to see if one is on file.  The infographic below explains to attendees what their Number is and [...]