Small Business Loans


If you’re seeking information on how to obtain a small business loan, or you’re seeking small business loan tips and advice, you’ve come to the right place. We even have a tool for you to determine what it takes to qualify for a small business loan. So be sure to use that to see how a lender will view your small business loan readiness.

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Chase Jumps Into Online Small Business Loans, with OnDeck

J.P. Morgan becomes the latest lender to leap into working with a non-traditional lender -- in this case OnDeck -- in an effort to compete in the rapidly changing lending world. In this case, the traditional bank hopes to use its new partner to generate more small business loans.


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Big Bank Lending Up, Says Biz2Credit Index

Small business loan approvals were up last month nearly across the board, according to the latest Biz2Credit lending report. What's the reason behind the seemingly improved lending environment?


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Special Funding Earmarked for Minority Businesses in Detroit

A partnership between JPMorgan Chase, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Detroit Development Fund will make more than $6 million available to minority-owned small businesses in the city that's trying to rebound from the decline of the once mighty automobile industry there.


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Biz2Credit Lending Index Says Institutional Lenders On Top

Small businesses seeking capital to expand their operations are finding better results asking institutional lenders than any other type of bank. According to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, small business loan approval rates at institutional lenders hit a new high last month.


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How to Attract an Online Lender

There are plenty of tips on how to score a small business loan from a traditional lender, like a bank or credit union. But more loans are being granted outside the banks. Here's how to find a loan from a peer-to-peer or online lender.





Looking for templates, checklists or guides? The Small Business Resource Center has them!