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Inside CDC: From Intern to Shaping Innovation at CDC

January 15, 2020 | Our Company
s loan, capital, working capital, CDC Small Business Finance, innovation, SBA loans

Our blog series, Inside CDC, offers details about some of the many facets that drive CDC’s success. These posts feature interviews with CDC’ers who are integral to advancing our mission to connect small businesses with the support and services they need. After Hannah Snowden arrived at CDC Small Business Finance, she came to realize that…

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#GivingTuesday: Honoring the Legacy of Arthur H. Goodman

December 3, 2019 | Our Company
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Giving goes both ways. Today, after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, many worthy charitable organizations will ask supporters to share some of the love. This Giving Tuesday, we wanted to take the opportunity to tell you about how we give back. We created the Arthur H. Goodman Scholarship Fund, in honor of…

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Giving Thanks to Our Grantors and Impact Capital Investors 

November 20, 2019 | Our Company
Thanks CDC Small Business Finance

We cannot accomplish our mission alone, nor could we impact the small business community as deeply as we do without the commitment, investment and belief of our grantors and impact capital investors. For that, we offer our deepest thanks. We greatly admire our many partners who prioritize investing in small business owners and also in…

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Inside CDC: Robert Villarreal – His passion for small businesses to succeed

October 4, 2019 | Our Company

Welcome to a new blog series, Inside CDC. Each story will share details about one of the many facets that drive CDC’s success, along with an interview with a CDC’er who is integral in advancing our mission to connect small businesses with the support they need. For Robert Villarreal, helping small businesses is a passion…

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INSIDE CDC: OUR CULTURE AND EMPLOYEES ARE THE FOUNDATION OF OUR SUCCESS

September 6, 2019 | Our Company
corporate culture and Human Resources

Welcome to a new blog series, Inside CDC.  Each story will share details about one of the many facets that drive CDC’s success along with an interview with a CDCer who is integral in helping us advance our mission. Culture is a priority at CDC and it is a powerful way we shape our workplace…

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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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Introducing BizTipSixty Video Series: Business tips from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs in 60 seconds flat

February 15, 2019 | Small Business Loans

 How often do we see entrepreneurship articles with vague or impractical tips from people with zero or little business experience? Probably too often. Why not get top-grade tips on how to run a successful enterprise directly from those who walk the walk and talk the talk daily? Yep, from small business owners. That was…

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2018 Year in Review: Marking 40 years in small business lending, other confetti-worthy milestones

January 25, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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See the 2018 Year in Review Now 2018 gave us no shortage of reasons to break out the proverbial party balloons and confetti. And every single reason is tied back to the successes of small business owners and the unique neighborhoods in which they serve. Last year, CDC Small Business Finance, a leading business lender…

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