Accion Texas Changes Name to Reflect New Growth and Mission

Accion Texas has changed its name to LiftFund in order to reflect the company’s growth and new reach. In 1994, the company made loans of around $25,000 to small businesses in Texas. Now, the company makes loans up to $250,000 and works with the Small Business Administration to make loans up to $5.5 million. It has […]

Why Access to Capital in New York City?

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 […]

Introducing the e-Signature to the SBA Loan Process

Access to capital would most likely increase if the SBA can accept e-signatures. The Small Business Loan Simplification Act of 2014, if passed would enact this change.

SBA Webinar Series Sold Out!

Hosting the Access to Capital Webinar with SBA Gov. – Apr. 30

SBA Provides Fee Relief and Savings for Small Business Borrowers

“Small Businesses have saved more than $6.3M nationwide in fees that were eliminated,” says the SBA. Small business borrowers who receive SBA 7(a) guaranteed loans of $150,000 or less during Fiscal Year 2014 (October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014) are the main benefactors of the SBA Small Loan Guaranty Fee Relief Initiative, but SBA Lenders will […]

SBA Provides Relief to Businesses Affected by California Drought

The drought in California may have started long ago, but on January 15, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack declared the California drought to be an agricultural disaster, opening up the doors for the Small Business Administration to start offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs). These new loans will be eligible for nonfarm small businesses and non-profit […]