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Understanding the Small Business Credit Crunch

By Stacey Mitchell April 16, 2014 Even as their big competitors are awash in capital, many locally owned businesses are struggling to secure the financing they need to grow. A new ILSR analysis has found that, since 2000, bank lending to large businesses is up 36 percent, while small business loan volume has fallen 14 […]

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It’s Official: Americans Love Small Business

Maeghan Ouimet | Inc.com staff Jul 31, 2012 It’s Official: Americans Love Small Business Report: Compared to major corporations, small businesses have won the hearts and minds of consumers. Here’s some good news for small businesses: You can do no wrong in the eyes of the American people. Well, most of them, anyway. According to […]

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TOMORROW: NY Small Business Outreach at the SSIC

For the small business owner/budding¬†entrepreneur: What: New York Small Business Outreach Initiative (organized by Governor Cuomo’s office). When/Where: Tomorrow (7/31, 6:30pm) at the South Side Innovation Center (2610 South Salina St, Syracuse). Why (more WHAT): Attend this one-hour panel of representatives from six state agencies (Labor, Workers Compensation, State, Tax and Finance, Liquor Authority, and […]

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The Skinny on the Crowdfund Act – Important for Start-Up’s and Investors

A hot topic in Washington, jobs and employment are on the minds of of many. A piece of the new law, the CROWDFUND Act, re-shapes the rules for start-up’s and their investors. Here’s the low-down from our partners at the American Sustainable Business Council. What is crowdfunding? According to the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), […]

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