Access to Capital

A Guide to Preparing to Borrow Capital for Your Business

Whether it is for the start-up or growth phase, most businesses ultimately need to borrow money. Here are some issues to consider as you approach the borrowing process. Addressing them as you start the borrowing process can increase the chances of getting the loan and make the process much easier.

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Frequently Asked Questions When Raising Capital

Determining what type of financing is best for your business can be challenging because there are so many factors to consider–from the stage of your business to how much it’ll cost to get the money–that just choosing a path to follow can be overwhelming. The SBA and Pathway Women’s Business Center are here to help

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SBA LINC: Connecting Borrowers with SBA Approved Lenders

Access to credit continues to bedevil too many U.S. entrepreneurs. Eighty percent of small business loan applications are rejected, according to some industry estimates, and more applications than we can count are never filed because of the difficulty of getting an appointment with a loan officer. Technology can help us address this problem. Online matchmaking

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Tennessee Resource Map

Tennessee is home to a number of business advisers and resource providers for existing and new businesses. Pathway Lending has created the following interactive map of our statewide partners to help users find local and regional business resources and advisers.

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