Women-Owned Businesses Denied Capital, Receiving Loans Well Below National Average, According to Fourth Quarter Pepperdine PCA Index Reports

Women-owned businesses are receiving financing below the national average, and are feeling considerably more restricted. View the full PCA Q4 survey results from Dun & Bradstreet for more information.

Small Businesses are Scrambling to Find Working Capital, According to New Q3 2016 PCA Results

Once a quarter, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management and Dun & Bradstreet poll small and medium-sized businesses across the nation to learn more about those companies growth and access to capital. Despite steady increases in access to credit since 2012, when the study began, and an increase in demand for credit compared to the […]

Microbusinesses Talk Funding With The Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Leaders in small and microbusiness met at the DNC for an educational brunch on the state of microbusiness in the US. See what they said about access to capital and more.

To Grow or Not to Grow? The Q2 2016 State of Small & Micro Businesses in the U.S.

Once a quarter, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management and Dun & Bradstreet poll small and medium-sized businesses across the United States to learn more about those companies’ growth and access to capital. This quarter, the survey also polled microbusinesses across the nation and discovered new insights. Microbusinesses surveyed are planning to grow more than their […]

Accion Can Help Businesses Create ‘Good, Quality Jobs’

According to a new study by FIELD at the Aspen Institute, employees of microbusinesses that have received an Accion loan value their flexible and fulfilling new jobs.

PCA Index Finds California Small Business Loans Are More Accessible Than Others Nationwide

Almost half of the California small businesses surveyed in the PCA Index that applied for a loan in Q3 2015 were successful. The businesses surveyed were more successful at getting a bank loan than other businesses surveyed nationwide and more successful than in Q2 2015.