Entrepreneur Bank Search

A search tool to help you discover local banks focused on
small-business lending.

If you need a bank loan, where do you start? Launch your quest for capital with Entrepreneur Bank Search.

The time-saving tool helps business owners locate branches with a track record in serving small enterprise and discover community banks (which have been key players in small-business lending). Also, browse the latest news and guides on small-business loans.

Bank Search is based on data from MultiFunding.com, an advisory firm that analyzes data from the FDIC. To learn more about this tool, click here.

The Small-Business Guide to Becoming Bankable
Entrepreneur Bank Search

The Small-Business Guide to Becoming Bankable

Before exploring the types of financing for small business, ask yourself these questions.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Cure Entrepreneurial Brain Freeze
Entrepreneur Bank Search

How to Cure Entrepreneurial Brain Freeze

Start thinking more clearly and realistically about growing your small business.
Ami Kassar
Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.

Eager entrepreneurs in search of startup capital should be especially wary of unnecessary services during the small-business loan process.
Ami Kassar
How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial
Money

How Venture Capital and Crowdfunding Can Be Mutually Beneficial

V.C. and crowdfunding each have a place in the entrepreneurial landscape.
Need a Bank Loan for Your Small Business? Timing Can Make or Break Your Chances
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Need a Bank Loan for Your Small Business? Timing Can Make or Break Your Chances

The truth is it's easier to secure a loan or a line of credit when you don't need one.
Ami Kassar
This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist
Fundraising

This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist

Able, the brainchild of two Harvard MBAs, requires borrowers to raise the first quarter of their loan amount from friends and family.
Michelle Goodman
Time for a Bank Loan? What Lenders Are Looking For in Small-Business Owners.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Time for a Bank Loan? What Lenders Are Looking For in Small-Business Owners.

A lending expert offers tips on how small-business owners can become bankable.
Ami Kassar
One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors
Investors

One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors

Investors are like foxes looking for their next meal. And guess what? You, the entrepreneur, are the rabbit running for your life.
Kai Sato
GoPro Launches $800 Million Offering
GoPro

GoPro Launches $800 Million Offering

CEO Nicholas Woodman says he plans to sell a portion of his shares in the wearable camera company.
3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors
Investors

3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors

Can't get a bank loan? Customers and community members can be your best investors. Here's how to make that happen.
Michelle Goodman
Crowdfunding's New Self-Serve Options and Tools
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding's New Self-Serve Options and Tools

New tech solutions enable companies to launch campaigns on their own portal when raising money.
Sally Outlaw
A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round
The Grind

A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round

With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round.
Greg Connolly
Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.
Raising Money

Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.

In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money.
Jason Fell
This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch
Pitching investors

This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch

No matter how smart you are or how great you startup idea is, one big investor says the elevator-style pitch doesn't work. Here's why.
Kate Rogers
Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love
Pitching investors

Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
Rick Spence
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