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.

USDA Supports Small Business with Over $9 Million in Loans & Grants

The USDA is investing more than $9 million in loans and grants for small businesses to help support growth and development. Learn more.

How to Help Prepare Your Business for Alternative Lending

Are you a small business owner who needs a loan? Alternative lending is an option that could help finance your business, and there are steps you can take to help prepare your business for funding.

Expert Advice on Growing Your Small or Medium-Sized Business in 2016

Dun & Bradstreet Vice Chairman, Jeff Stibel, discusses business growth in 2016. Learn more about how you can help your business this year.

2015 PCA Index Q4 Study Indicates Small Business Owners Are Optimistic

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. Overall, the Q4 2015 PCA Index findings revealed that although small businesses are optimistic, bank loan approvals remain low and personal asset use […]

New York Small Business Loans Fall Short in Q3 2015, According to the PCA Index

Despite high levels of optimism, New York small business loans didn’t meet business owners’ demands, and were awarded far below the national average. See the New York Q3 2015 Pepperdine Private Capital Access findings to learn more.