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 […]

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 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.