43North, City of Buffalo, and ECIDA team up to bring

EGF teamed up with 43North, the City of Buffalo, and ECIDA  to bring "The Pitch," a new business plan competition for minority- and women-owned businesses in Erie County, NY. The entrepreneurs presented their business plans on October 20th and collectively took home $20,000 in prizes.  Thank you to these business owners for their preparation and hard work and congratulations to each!   $10,000 WINNER: Karibu News Rubens Mukunzi, owner We applaud Rubens [...]

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exporting businesses recieve access to affordable financing

If you’re an exporter or run a business that supplies exporting businesses, Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) and our affiliate NYBDC can provide access to affordable financing. In partnership with the New York State Global NY Program, loans up to $500,000 will be available for companies to purchase equipment and inventory needed to deliver on export-related contracts and provide working capital to support operations. New York State created the $35 million Global NY Fund to extend financing to [...]

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NYBDC featured on 1010 wins news

(NEW YORK, NY) Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) has been featured on 1010 WINS’ “The Bottom Line for Small Business”, hosted by Robert Walsh, former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services. In the segment, Walsh acknowledges that the online business loan market has provided unprecedented access to capital, but that doesn’t make finding the right funding any easier or lower-cost. Walsh recommends considering non-profit community lenders, [...]

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