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SBA Updates Small Business Size Standards

The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) recently issued updated monetary based small business size standards. Monetary based size standards include factors such as receipts, assets, net worth, and income. The new standards will allow more businesses to become eligible for SBA small business procurement assistance programs. All industry specific monetary based size standards are being adjusted based on [...]

By | June 19th, 2014|

Relaxed SEC Regulations a Game Changer for Startups Seeking Funding

A vital piece of the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Acts (JOBS Act) went into effect last week, drastically changing startup finance. Startups are now allowed to use advertising and other methods to gain funding from investors, a process known as “general solicitation” that was previously illegal. Finding funding is now a whole different game [...]

By | October 4th, 2013|

Feast on this: Top 5 Things We Are Thankful For

What kind of tan did Pilgrims get at the beach? A Puritan. Ba dum ching. Joking aside, all of us here at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility have a lot to be thankful for this year. Our team has grown in 2012 from sea to shining sea, and much like a Thanksgiving feast, every ingredient plays [...]

By | November 21st, 2012|

Want Funding? 54 Insights from Traditional Lenders, Alternative Lenders, Entrepreneurs, and Successful Business Leaders

In the wake of our successful, first-ever Access to Capital event, and just in time for Small Business Saturday, we combed through the hours and hours of video recorded at the event to provide you these 54 nuggets of financial wisdom! Want to dive deeper than just great quotes?  Watch the presentation in full here: Let [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|

Bank Loans Top List of Expected Financing Sources

The Jumpstart Our Business Act, otherwise known as the JOBS Act, was passed in April 2012, and is designed to help businesses access capital with more ease. Further, the JOBS Act decreases restrictions for private companies who want to go public, and it helps businesses obtain money from investors.  Although the new JOBS act allows [...]

By | June 22nd, 2012|

The Small Business Jobs Act and Your Business

The State Small Business Credit Initiative was in effect yesterday as Connecticut, Missouri, and Vermont were approved to receive money to lend to small businesses. The three states join California, Michigan, and North Carolina in benefiting from the Small Business Jobs Act.  This is a good thing for those who currently own small businesses or [...]

By | March 23rd, 2011|