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CEO Conversations: Redefining the Paradigm

October 22, 2020 | Small Business Loans

Check out our 4th episode of our “CEO Conversations” series, “Redefining the Paradigm.” Listen to CDC Small Business Finance’s CEO, Kurt Chilcott and Capital Impact Partners CEO, Ellis Carr discuss the alliance’s goal to use new mechanisms to unlock impact capital so it can be effectively utilized in underserved communities.     Watch the video, or…

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CEO Conversations: What Problems We’re Solving

October 8, 2020 | Company News
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Tune in to the third video of our new series, “CEO Conversations” where CDC Small Business Finance’s CEO Kurt Chilcott and Capital Impact Partners CEO, Ellis Carr discuss what problems the alliance will be focused on solving. Watch the video, or read the transcript below to hear from Kurt and Ellis. Ellis: I think the…

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CEO Conversations: Addressing the Wealth Gap at Scale

September 25, 2020 | Company News
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Welcome to the second video of our new series, “CEO Conversations,” where CDC Small Business Finance’s CEO Kurt Chilcott and Capital Impact Partners CEO, Ellis Carr discuss the new alliance. In this video, the CEO conversations revolve around how the two organizations plan to address the wealth gap at scale. If you haven’t watched it…

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CEO Conversations: A New Alliance

September 10, 2020 | Company News
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CDC Small Business Finance and Capital Impact Partners recently announced a new alliance between the two companies.  We recognized that we had a special opportunity to create greater change together than we could individually in the communities we serve and beyond. This is an exciting journey we are embarking on and we want to share…

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CDC SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE AND CAPITAL IMPACT PARTNERS ANNOUNCE ALLIANCE

August 4, 2020 | Company News
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  CDC Small Business Finance has always evolved its services and offerings in order to best serve both small business owners and their communities. As we looked to the future, we saw a tremendous opportunity to do more, give more and make a bigger difference.  With that in mind, more than a year ago, we…

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Annual D.C. trip recap: How we can best support SBA 504, Community Advantage programs

June 6, 2019 | Small Business Loans

CDC Small Business Finance leadership met with congressional members in May to continue sharing the widespread impact of two U.S. Small Business Administration loan programs in underserved business communities: SBA 504 and SBA Community Advantage. The annual advocacy trip to Washington D.C. again lined up with the Spring Summit put on by advocacy group National…

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Kurt Chilcott and Tyler Orion discuss future leadership plans for CDC Small Business Finance

May 22, 2019 | Company News

After over 20 years of leading CDC Small Business Finance, company CEO and President Kurt Chilcott is looking ahead and wants to share the plans for transition of leadership at CDC. Chilcott, a veteran and innovator in the community-lending industry, sat down with CDC board member Tyler Orion to discuss the timeline, search process, and…

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Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field

May 10, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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While we’re surrounded with insights into why women-led businesses are shut out of venture capital funding, we still don’t know much about why female entrepreneurs struggle to secure small business loans. This demographic accounts for almost one-third of all U.S. small businesses. Yet, women business owners are only getting 16% of conventional small business loans…

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How to Take Women-Owned Businesses to the Next Level

March 7, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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Over the last 30 years, women across the nation have tripled the number of businesses created to more than 11 million. While that feat deserves a standing ovation, the glass-ceiling battle is far from over. Women-owned businesses represent 30% of all U.S. small businesses. But they’re only getting 16% of conventional small business loans and…

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