Business Education Videos

Business Credit

Basics of Business Credit

Basics of Business Credit

Keeping Your Business Credit Separate

Judging a Company’s Credibility

D&B Scores and Ratings Basics

Trade References

Help Improve Your Business Credit

What is in a Business Credit File?

What is a D&B D-U-N-S Number?

To to Get a D-U-N-S Number

Scores and Ratings

Overview — D&B Scores and Ratings

Delinquency Predictor Score

Financial Stress Score

Supplier Evaluation Risk Rating

D&B Viability Rating

Understanding the D&B Rating


What Are Trade References

Avoid or Fix Mistakes in my D&B Credit File

Myth #1: My business doesn’t need credit

Myth #2: My company is too small for business credit

Myth #3: My personal credit has always worked for my business

Myth #4: No one is looking at my business credit report

Myth #5: I don’t need to pay attention to my business credit

Myth #6: Credit monitoring is too costly

Myth #7: My accountant should handle my business credit profile

Funding & Lending

Traditional Funding

National Banks

Community Banks

Credit Unions

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Alternative Funding

Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)


Export-Import Funding

Merchant Cash Advance

Online Lending


Equity Funding

VC and Private Equity

Angel Investors

Friends and Family

Case Studies


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