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News 12 The Bronx Interview With Yosara Trujillo, Sweet Water Dance & Yoga

Yosara Trujillo started Sweet Water Dance & Yoga in 2012 with the money she had in her bank account and some financial backing from a friend. Her studio quickly filled a void in the South Bronx with this holistic wellness hub that provides a range of classes at reasonable prices.   Knowing that she needed a working capital boost to stay afloat, Yosara attended a financial workshop where she learned about Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), and was quickly connected with a business [...]

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Top 5 Articles to Prepare for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, and for many small businesses these busy months can be the most profitable time of the year.  In 2016 alone, the holiday season represented 28.6 percent of annual sales for some retailers. While the holidays represent enormous opportunity for businesses to boost their sales, they can also be stressful and demanding. Supporting your clients through this critical time period not only helps them succeed, it’s also a great way to solidify strong relationships [...]

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Top 3 Success Stories for Banker Partnership

When banks partner with Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) everyone wins. As a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), EGF offers responsible and affordable financing options to small businesses. By partnering with EGF, banks not only help their clients access capital, they also connect them to all the business services and support they need to become eligible for traditional financing in the future. Clients receive the funding they need to grow their business and [...]

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Top 5 Article to Share With Your Clients

At Excelsior Growth Fund, our mission goes beyond providing access to capital for small business owners. We also help business owners prepare for long-term success by providing them with the support they need to become eligible for traditional financing in the future. Through our one-on-one business advisory services and our vast array of financial education articles in our Business Resource Library, we help business owners improve their financials and operations for sustainable growth. When [...]

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ValuePenguin Interviews EGF's Paola Garcia

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
ValuePenguin Interviews EGF's Paola Garcia

ValuePenguin's Justin Song recently interviewed Excelsior Growth Fund Assistant Vice President Paola Garcia on small business financing from a lender's perspective. In the interview, Paola discusses the importance of small business essentials such as an updated business plan and financials, as well as how and when business owners should apply for financing. Justin and Paola also cover how business owners can determine their financing needs, and how to monitor the return on investment of their [...]

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