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SmartLoan™ and ImpactLoan™ Rates Now Capped at 11.9% When we launched our fast, online loan products two years ago, we did so with the needs of small businesses in mind. Today, entrepreneurs seeking capital to grow no longer have to choose between speed and affordability. So, we’re proud to announce that we’re making our online loans even more affordable for small business owners by capping our interest rates at 11.9%. Learn More About Our Loans  With the [...]

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Mary's Little Lambs Holds Buffalo Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Bryon W. Brown, NYBDC and Excelsior Growth Fund

July 17, 2017 / Buffalo, NY: Mary’s Little Lambs, a child care center and preschool in Buffalo, celebrated its grand opening by hosting an official ribbon cutting with Mayor Byron W. Brown and representatives from local lending organizations New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC) and Excelsior Growth Fund. The ceremony was held, July 14th at 10 a.m. at the center’s new location at 377 Kensington Avenue, Buffalo NY 14214. Mary’s Little Lambs, which is owned by [...]

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CoverWallet, an online commercial insurance provider, recently featured Bryan Doxford, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Excelsior Growth Fund in their latest Small Business Q&A titled “How Small Businesses Can Become More Bankable & Evaluate Funding Options”. In this post, Doxford discusses key steps small businesses can take to make their business more likely to qualify for a bank loan, such as, common problems in small businesses seeking loans, what to do [...]

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Buffalo, NY--Issue Media Group, in partnership with Launch NY, has launched UpstartNY, a digital publication highlighting entrepreneurship in Buffalo and the upstate New York region. Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), the City of Buffalo, M&T Bank, PathStone, New York State Energy Research and Development  Authority (NYSERDA), John R. Oishei Foundation, and Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI) provide support to UpstartNY. The first full issue of UpstartNY was published on [...]

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Bravo General Contractor Inc. offers commercial and residential new construction and renovation services in New York City: including Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Westchester and Nassau in Long Island. Cesar Alvarez, the owner of Bravo decided to expand the businesses services into Northern Westchester and Rockland Counties. In order to be successful in doing this he knew the business would need additional working capital. While at the NYS Regional Minority and Women-owned Business [...]

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