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Your SBA Loan Road Map

When your small business needs financing, there are numerous options to choose from. If you’re just starting out, you may need to rely on friends and family to support your capital needs, and if your business is more established you may qualify for alternative lenders or even a conventional bank loan. Each option has its benefits and could be a good fit for your business. One of the best financing options regardless of the stage of your business is the U.S. Small Business Administration [...]

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Top Resources for Veteran Business Owners

At Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), our Business Advisory Services team has helped veterans gain access to services and loans that help them build the businesses of their dreams. Through our experience, we also know that some of the major challenges veterans face are finding loans with good interest rates and repayment terms; finding ways to transition military skills to civilian life; and getting useful information needed to open, run and grow successful businesses. As National Veterans Small [...]

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Common small business financing mistakes

Having enough working capital on hand can be a challenge for a business at any stage. Whether you’re a start-up getting ready to launch, an existing business looking to expand, or a seasonal business managing cash flow, there may come a time when your business needs a boost to fund your day-to-day operations. Often, business owners assume that a line of credit is the correct type of financing to meet their working capital needs, but that may not be the case.  In this article, [...]

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Long Island is a Great Place for a Small Business

Here's why you should start or expand your small business in Long Island.

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