LA Startups: Read This

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LA startups: Now is the time to strut your stuff, to show what you have been so diligently and passionately working on the last few years, months, weeks, even. Crowdfunder is kicking off the Fall 2013 CROWDFUNDxLA contest as a part of Social Media Week LA, and that means you have the chance to win a sizable […]

Can we really bring together 21 lenders who want to fund your business growth?

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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 business growth, we sure hope you’ll join us at the Navy Pier on Wednesday, […]

To Access to Capital and Beyond!

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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 you haven’t seen them, you’re missing out. Seriously, head over to the contest […]

Growing Chicago: $10k Business Pitch Contest

Growing Chicago Pitch Contest

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 essential to business’s success. That’s the reason we began Access to […]

“Reach for the Stars” Contest Winner Announced!

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After much deliberation, we chose a winner for Dun & Bradstreet Credibility’s “Reach for the Stars” contest: Bjork Construction of Fremont, California. Back in October, we announced that we would be taking one lucky business owner and his or her guest to the American Music Awards.  When we read Jean Bjork’s entrance essay, we knew she was the one. […]


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