Talking Access to Capital with Congress

Jeff Stibel, CEO and Chairman of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., testified in front of the House of Representative’s Subcommittee for Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access to examine the post-recession state of small business in the U.S. yesterday, Dec. 5. As the nation’s leading provider of credit building and credibility solutions for small businesses, […]

Access to Capital Atlanta – A Huge Success!

We are happy to wrap up another successful stop on the Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet tour. Access to Capital was in Atlanta on August 14 with over 40 representatives from lending institutions of all types and sizes, 4 outstanding panels of expert business owners and lenders, as well as a community resource center […]

Where is the Demand for Access to Capital Coming From?

Bryan Moeller, Director of Small Business Banking at Wells Fargo, and Jeff Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., discuss how banks are currently lending to small businesses. Moeller talks about how banks have seen a decline in lending, but that more recently there has been an increase in demand for loans. When people […]

Don’t Wait to Build Those Key Relationships: Better Access to Capital Through Relationships with Bankers

Jeff Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., discusses the importance of transparency in relationships with your banker to increase the chance of a loan. The quantitative aspects to a loan are important, but the qualitative aspects of credibility, reputation, and trust are just, as if not even more, important at times. Business owners […]

Getting The Feedback You Need to Raise Capital: Thick Skin Needed

We’re genuinely proud to be part of a company culture here at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. that cherishes success sprung from failure. Learning from our mistakes is an age-old adage, but CEO Jeff Stibel sweetened the proverbial pot by reiterating, I’ve said this before but it bears repeating: success by failure is not an oxymoron. When […]

Bank Lending and the Current Economic Climate

Jeff Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., explains how banks want to lend because it is what they are intended to do. Banks understand that lending to small businesses helps the economy. In fact, lending to small businesses is critical to fixing the economy. Watch Jeff Stibel explain: Interested in learning more? Check […]