The State of Small Business Loans Nationwide Remains Elusive, Despite Increased Optimism from Business Owners, According to the Q3 2015 PCA Index

Q3 2015 Pepperdine Private Capital Access Index results show that while business owners are increasingly optimistic about growth, bank loans are still awarded well below demand.

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Small Business Loans Are In High Demand According to PCA Index Findings

Small business loans are still strongly needed by businesses nationwide, despite increases in revenue and access to capital, according to Q2 2015 findings from the PCA index. Learn more about how the high demand for small business loans is being met in this infographic from Pepperdine University and Dun & Bradstreet.

Texas Small Business Loans Awarded Below National Average, Could Hinder Growth

Texas small business loans were awarded to only 37 percent of those who applied during Q1 2015. Lacking access to capital could cause problems for Texas business owners who are planning to grow and hire in the coming months. Learn more in the report from Pepperdine University and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.

New York Small Business Loans Beat National Average, Still Fall Short

Only half of the businesses that apply for a New York small business loan actually receive one, and businesses in New York are feeling more restricted than other businesses nationwide. See more statistics in this Q1 2015 report from Pepperdine University and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.

The Need for Small Business Loans is High, But Access to Capital Still Restricted

Small business loans are in high demand across the nation, but small businesses receive loans less than half the time. This lack of access to capital may be restricting growth and hiring. See more Q1 2015 findings in this infographic from Pepperdine University and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.