Unemployment May Drop to 5%


Jeffrey Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., made an appearance last week on the Wall Street Journal’s News Hub, an online video review of the top news stories of the day. Mr. Stibel discussed his prediction that the unemployment rate will drop to 5%, contrary to the belief of some economists. Unemployment has been stuck at 6.3%, even […]

America’s Small Business Summit

U.S. Small Business Summit

Today, the United States Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 10th Annual America’s Small Business Summit. The Small Business Summit is an event designed to gather small business owners and entrepreneurs to learn and connect with each other through breakout sessions, panels, sponsor exhibits, and networking breaks. The sessions cover a variety of topics that […]

SBA Webinar Series Sold Out!

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We’re pleased to announce that we have partnered with the SBA to host a two-part webinar series: 5 Steps to Building Business Credit (today!) and Access to Capital: Preparing to Meet Your Lender. Tickets are sold out, but you don’t have to miss out on the opportunity to learn how to build business credit and prepare for a business loan. A […]

Helping Small Business in Chicago – The Annual Exchange Tradeshow

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Here at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., we pride ourselves in helping small businesses find success. Amber Colley, our Director of Sales Partnerships, will be doing just that when she speaks at the ChicagoLand Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Exchange Tradeshow in the Windy City on April 2, 2014. This trade show is the largest networking opportunity for […]

Access to Capital 2014 is Here!


Well folks, it’s finally time: the 2014 Access to Capital tour has begun, and this year, our first stop is in Phoenix on March 26. In years past, we’ve visited cities like Chicago, Atlanta, and Seattle to put together dynamic events to educate small business owners about the diverse opportunities they have to gain access to capital. At […]

Raising Arizona [Capital]

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A couple of weeks ago we met Robert Reed, Founder and CEO of Expose Your Biz Online, at the Women Entrepreneurs Small Business Bootcamp in Phoenix, AZ. The odd twist to this chance networking tale is that we didn’t actually meet him face-to-face. Robert’s personality as we’ve found, and you will find after perusing his […]

January Sees Decrease in Both Hiring and Unemployment Rates

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The recent trend of decreased hiring rates have some fearing a slowing of the labor and market economic recovery. While many analysts have attributed December’s decrease in growth to the uncharacteristically cold weather prompted by the polar vortex, it is becoming clear that hiring overall is going down. The U.S. added fewer jobs in January, […]

Congressional Hearing: Examining the Post-Recessional Small Business Lending Environment

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Earlier today, our CEO Jeff Stibel joined other small business funding experts in Washington DC to discuss today’s funding environment in an effort to look for ways the government can increase access to capital for small business owners. The people giving testimony included: Ann Marie Wiersch, Policy Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Jeff Stibel, […]

Access to Capital: Making It Rain (Funding) In Seattle


There’s a single event responsible for millions of dollars of loan originations for small business owners. It’s created bursts of successfully funded ventures in three cities so far – Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta – and now it’s coming to the Northwest. In its last appearance of the year, Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet will […]

Funding Tips and other Advice from Experts at Access to Capital Atlanta

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Last month, we brought Access to Capital to Atlanta, Georgia. Over 300 small business owners and entrepreneurs participated in a day filled with one-on-one meetings with lenders, and educational panels of experts. The panels covered the most pertinent funding sources, including traditional bank loans, alternative funding, and crowdfunding, with a fourth panel devoted to successful […]


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