The Philadelphia Capital Consortium, an initiative of the Philadelphia Department of Commerce, was launched last summer to help improve access to capital for small businesses throughout Philadelphia. The consortium is taking an innovative approach to getting capital into the hands of small business owners. Read more here.
Philly Lenders Take New Approach on Small Business Loans
Small Business Insurance Checklist for 2017
If you're like most small-business owners, your business probably experienced at least one significant change this year. What you may not realize is that some changes impact your business insurance needs.
Let's take a look at three of the most common business changes and what they mean for your risk exposure and commercial insurance needs.
Merchant Cash Advances: It's the "Wild West Out There"
The merchant cash advance industry runs largely unregulated. People who take out these high-interest loans often put their livelihood and business at risk as they struggle to keep up with the payments.
Kiva Partners with Small Business Majority to Help Small Businesses Grow
Small Business Majority and Kiva are working together to help entrepreneurs access the capital and resources they need to successfully grow their businesses. Read on to learn about Kiva and see how you can leverage Kiva’s network to get 0% interest capital for your business. And to learn more about funding options for your small business, join us on October 5 for a free webinar with Kiva.
Five Common Misperceptions About Regulation Crowdfunding
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Regulation Crowdfunding has been the law of the land for a few weeks now. But if you’re still unsure whether it can help your business, you’re surely not alone. The rules surrounding this new exemption are complex, in part because it allows companies to market their securities to the general public. As such, there is a lot of uncertainty and misinformation surrounding the new law, also known as Title III of the JOBS Act, that can scare entrepreneurs away.