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

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 […]

Startup? Where to Start

Have a great idea for a business but no idea where to begin? Fret not, because local resources for start-ups are abundant. Business schools, incubators, accelerator programs, and small business development centers are just some of the ways entrepreneurs can hone their concepts and start taking steps necessary to jumpstart their companies. Business Schools While […]

Know The Condition Of Your Brand

It is mission-critical for you to know what message you are trying to send, what message your audience is receiving, and what steps you can take to maintain a positive reputation. Your reputation is like fine china – hard to make, easy to break and nearly impossible to repair. To be certain that the client […]

Want Funding? Let The Experts Guide You!

We were thrilled with all the wonderful feedback we received from our Los Angeles Access to Capital:Money to Mainstreet event last month. In addition to the Town Square, where we created space for hundreds of conversations between lenders and small business owners, we had incredible sessions throughout the day in our Town Hall. We Live-streamed the sessions to small business […]

Prepare for Your Lender Meeting: A Checklist

Looking for a Business Loan?
Bryan Moeller, SVP & Director of Small Business Banking at Wells Fargo, talks about what banks expect from a small business owner

VIDEO: Chance Barnett – Importance of Access to Capital

Entrepreneur Chance Barnett, founder of Crowdfunder, is one of many incredible speakers that will be sharing their insights at the Access to Capital conference on October 18th! In this video he discusses the transformative nature of capital when small business owners are able to get the capital they need to grow their businesses. In particular, […]