SBA loan

SBA Roll Out of New Lender Match Tool Aims to Connect more Small Businesses with Lenders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the roll out of Lender Match, SBA’s online referral tool that connects small business borrowers with participating SBA lenders.  The program is an upgrade to LINC (Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital), which was introduced as a pilot in 2015.

Baton Rouge area business owners slow to apply for SBA disaster loans

In the three weeks since the flood, the Small Business Administration has approved just over $170 million in low-interest loans to help businesses and individuals begin the rebuilding process. But only $13.1 million of the total approved has gone to businesses. The vast majority of the funds—$157.3 million—has gone to individuals.

Guest Column: How the feds have aided small entrepreneurs

Just last week I said goodbye … again. This time, at the America East Lenders Conference in Philadelphia, I looked into the eyes of 400 partner lenders and SBA employees and announced the pending end of my term as regional administrator for SBA Mid-Atlantic. One last time I recounted the amazing work we’ve all done together over my four years with the agency, and the seven-plus years the Obama administration has spent supporting small businesses that are supporting our economy.

How Two Small Business Owners Secured $1.65m SBA Loan to Buy, then Relocate their Dream Job

Lisa Uhrik and her husband Dave, residents of Cookeville, Tenn., wanted to invest in revitalizing a company that had potential for growth, but faced closure when the current owners (who spent the last few decades building the business) found themselves desiring to retire without a successor to take over the business.  

Review of Small Business Lending Marketplaces Fundera & Lendio

Fundera and Lendio are two online marketplaces that aim to simplify the business financing process by cutting down the search and wait time associated with finding a small business loan. Online marketplaces allow business owners to comparison shop for credit from a variety of lenders, including short-term and long-term loans, equipment financing, invoice factoring, lines of credit, merchant cash advances, SBA loans, and more.