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9 Things Startups Must Know Before Approaching Lenders

9 Things Startups Must Know Before Approaching Lenders

These steps will put you ahead of the game before you start, and increase your chances of securing funds for your small business.
$2 Billion Cut from Fed Loan Program Affecting Small Business

$2 Billion Cut from Fed Loan Program Affecting Small Business

The CDFI Bond Guarantee program, signed into law in 2010, had the potential to extend $4 billion in credit to small-business owners, among others. A lengthy Congressional approval process has reduced the funds available by half.
A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
Starbucks Is Into Them. But What Exactly Are CDFIs?

Starbucks Is Into Them. But What Exactly Are CDFIs?

A quick guide to Community Development Financial Institutions: How they work and whether they can help you get money to start your business.

A Guide to Community Development Financial Institutions

If your business in an economically distressed area, this special funding source could help you find money for your business.

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