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Does Your Small Business Idea Have Legs?

June 12, 2019 | Small Business Loans
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

This blog post on how to determine whether your small business idea has legs originally published on Venturize, a blog powered by our content partner Small Business Majority. They are a national organization that advocates for small business owners. This post was written by Julia Jamieson. Congratulations, you have a great idea for a new…

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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
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

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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How to Build Wealth as a Small Business Owner

May 29, 2019 | Small Business Loans
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

This blog post on how to build wealth as a small business owner was originally published on Venturize, a blog powered by our content partner Small Business Majority. This national organization and CDC content partner advocates for small business owners. (Post was written by Julia Jamieson.) If you’re a new entrepreneur, it’s important to establish…

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8 Things To Consider Before Signing a Commercial Lease

May 23, 2019 | Small Business Loans
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

For business owners, rent is likely one of your biggest expenses. If you’re about to sign your first commercial lease or plan on moving to another leased space soon — make sure you’re considering these 8 important factors before signing a commercial lease agreement, says Rich Kraus, a senior business advisor at leading lender and…

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

May 22, 2019 | Company News
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

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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5 Key Differences Between SBA 504 vs Conventional Real Estate Loans

May 21, 2019 | SBA 504 Loans
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

Buying a building to house your business is a big financial decision. That’s why it’s crucial to explore your financing options to find the one that best suits your long-term needs. If you haven’t already, you’ll probably hear about two main types of loans that can be used to buy commercial real estate. One is…

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Can the almighty SBA 504 loan do more?

May 16, 2019 | SBA 504 Loans
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

For decades, the SBA 504 loan program has brought unquestionable value to small business owners and local economies nationwide. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s flagship program has empowered tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to buy commercial real estate and the major equipment churning out their products. Through community lenders like CDC Small Business Finance, billions…

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Our impact in Arizona as the leading, most trusted small business lender

May 14, 2019 | Small Business Loans
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

The head of a homegrown soul-food empire buys another restaurant building to increase his employee base to 200. An award-winning caterer refinances out of a high-interest online debt to improve her business’ cash flow and retain 20 workers. And an in-demand BBQ & grill supplier doubles his headquarters’ space to allow for much-needed hiring. These…

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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
women-owned business loans, Why more women aren’t getting small business loans – and how to even the playing field, CDC Small Business

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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