Small Business Lending

4 Trends Transforming Online Business Lending

It's hard to say for certain what online business lending will look like, but we can be pretty sure that it's here to stay.

Jared Hecht

· 4 min read

5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans

It was never easy for smaller businesses to get loans when they needed them most and it has only gotten harder since the recession.

John Rampton

· 6 min read

8 Reasons Your Business Loan Was Rejected

Getting a business loan is notoriously difficult but, seen from the lender's perspective, you can understand why.

John Rampton

· 6 min read

Busting the 5 Myths About Small Business Lending

Don't miss out on opportunities to secure funding for your business due to false information.

3 Strategies for Getting Into Lending Shape

Convincing a lender of your need and viability as a business can often be the biggest hurdle.

Brock Blake

· 6 min read

3 Commonly Overlooked Ways Business Owners Can Raise Funds

You could get just the injection of cash you need through grant support, business development companies or online lenders.

Chris Oberbeck

· 4 min read

Good Surprises Are Likelier When You Plan for Them

Don't be so focused on what can go wrong that you aren't ready to seize the opportunity when things go better than anticipated.

Haijian Hu

· 4 min read

Evan Singer

· 5 min read

4 Lessons Learned in Getting Bank Financing

Consider these four topics before, during and after you apply for a small business loan. You'll be glad you did.

Fan Bi

· 4 min read

4 Ways an Entrepreneur Can Increase Liquidity

For new business-owners, the bar to growing something from nothing is lower than ever. . . as long as you keep your cash-flow fluid.

Sam Madden

· 6 min read

How to Turn a Lender's 'No' Into 'Yes'

Every rejection is an opportunity to learn more about what will make your next loan application get approved.

Jared Hecht

· 5 min read

The State of Small-Business Lending: A Return to Normal?

Even in today's healthy economy, many business owners are still not credit-worthy and need guidance.

Lisa Stevens

· 4 min read