PCA Q1 2016 Survey Results Show Increased Optimism Toward Small Business Growth, But Caution Overall

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 Q1 2016 PCA Index findings revealed that small and medium sized businesses surveyed are more optimistic about their growth prospects than […]

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.

PCA Index Finds Optimism and Financing Success Are Up for Mid-Sized Businesses Following an Increase in Capital Access

Optimism among mid-sized businesses is at its highest level since 2012, according to the Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine University Q2 PCA Index findings. An increase in access to capital may be fueling the optimism and increased financing success. Read more.