Posts Tagged ‘business loans’

Increase CDC’s Suite of Services Helping Businesses with Ideas, Loans & More

Increase CDC’s Suite of Services Helping Businesses with Ideas, Loans & More
Starting a business is no easy feat – entrepreneurs often need all the help they can get. Increase CDC offers a suite of services that range from helping the budding business owner find their best idea, to giving the established entrepreneur the tools they need to grow. From their location at 3433...
February 9th, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Starting Over Again: One Refugee Entrepreneur’s Path To Success

Starting Over Again: One Refugee Entrepreneur’s Path To Success
Like all refugees, Mukhlid Shaikhil came to America in search of a better life than the one he had left behind. While Shaikhil was a talented civil engineer in Iraq, a stagnant economy and poor prospects led him to Jordan in 2000 where he worked as an electronics technician, but lacked the rights of...
December 24th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Four Tips for Saving for Your Business

Four Tips for Saving for Your Business
As a savvy entrepreneur, you probably already know the importance of saving in your personal life, but building your savings for your business is just as important. An unsteady cash flow combined with unexpected and costly emergencies, like pipes bursting in the office or the company car breaking down,...
March 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Chase Extends Business Lending Promotions

Chase Extends Business Lending Promotions
Are you an entrepreneur with an idea or dreamer who has always wanted to start their own business? Chase bank is offering business lending promotions through their Mission Main Street program. The program includes four fixed-rate offers: Commercial Real Estate – 10 year fixed rate with 20 year amortization:...
January 10th, 2014 | Announcements, News | Read More

4 Ways to Save Money as a Small Business Owner

4 Ways to Save Money as a Small Business Owner
As a small business owner, you know it can be difficult to stretch what is most likely a tiny budget. But with a few small tweaks, you can be saving a hefty amount of money in places you didn’t even realize. Below are four easy ways for you to save money in your small business: By Deanna Barzak, Business...
August 8th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Bad Girl Ventures Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Class

Bad Girl Ventures Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Class
If you are a women-owned business in need of resources, apply for Bad Girl Venture’s Fall 2013 classes. Bad Girl Ventures is a women-owned non-profit that provides education, resources and micro-loans to women entrepreneurs in Ohio. Their nine-week business education course is designed to teach...
July 15th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

How to Prepare for a Lender Meeting

How to Prepare for a Lender Meeting
Applying for a business loan can be a stressful part of owning your own business. But, if you’ve done your research, you know your borrowing options and you know it’s time to apply for a loan, actually meeting with a lender can be stress-free, simply by being prepared. By Deanna Barzak, Business...
June 6th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

ECDI offering loans to owners of new, existing businesses

ECDI offering loans to owners of new, existing businesses
As just about any entrepreneur will tell you, financing a business can be a difficult task. However, those willing to consider a non-traditional lender might have a friend in the Economic and Community Development Institute. Part of what separates its lending program from those at commercial banks is...
January 11th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More