As with the start of any contest, there's a moment when the marketing team thinks: "Is anyone going to participate?"
Well, the people of Illinois came through on our "Growing Chicago" contest as we received over 40 viable pitches from small … [Read More...]
After months of planning, outreach and tons of community support, we're getting so close to next week's Access to Capital event in Chicago! And couldn't be more excited!
If you're a business owner from the Illinois area looking to fund you're … [Read More...]
There are only two days left in our Growing Chicago: 10k Business Pitch Contest, and the competition is amping up! We've been amazed by the integrity and personal nature of the entries, as well as inspired by the innovation prevalent in Chicago! If … [Read More...]
[Editor's note: We're pleased to welcome this first post from, Biz2Credit, written by Liz Jacob, a writer and editor living in New York. Biz2Credit Business Loans is an online credit resource for small business loans, business loans for women, … [Read More...]
Sometimes traditional forms of lending are out of the question. There can be a variety of reasons, from a poor business credit score to lack of adequate revenue to being to new (and thus posing a higher risk). Additionally, if you run a micro … [Read More...]
We're following Gatsby fever and heading to The Big Apple as we gear up for this year's installment of the nation's largest B2B trade show, Small Business Expo: New York, being held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Pier … [Read More...]
We are so fortunate to have so many wonderful entrepreneurs, lenders, venture capitalists and more joining us at Access to Capital Chicago on May 22.
We sat down with a few of them (Mark Achler, Sharon Schneider and Saq Nadeem) and were blown … [Read More...]
If you are, or have been, a part of the internet sub-culture that includes websites such as Reddit and 4chan, or, perhaps you have watched the latest Batman movie, whatever the case may be, then you understand the dangers of sensitive information … [Read More...]
Access to capital is a foremost concern for many business owners. Whether it's raising funds for a new business idea, applying for a loan to expand and bring on new employees, or simply needing a little extra to cover costs that month, capital is … [Read More...]
On October 18th, 2012, a catalyst occurred in Los Angeles, a catalyst that led to tens of millions of dollars in new small business loans. What happened that day, you might wonder. What one thing could be responsible for prompting millions of dollars … [Read More...]