The Secret to Getting Your Small Business Loan Approved

10 Oct, '13

Our top three Business Loan Experts used their 85 years of collective lending experience to unlock the secrets of what every business owner should know about getting their loan approved. 1) Historical information counts. Does past behavior predict the future? When applying for a loan, it most certainly can. Typically, loan committees, loan officers, banks […]

US Bank Business Watch: Channel 12 Highlights HCDC’s Business Incubator

08 Oct, '13

“We’re not looking at how fast something goes, we are looking at how solid we can make a company,” says Patrick Longo, Director of the Hamilton County Business Center, in the Channel 12’s Business Watch interview. Business Watch took a tour of the incubator’s campus and spoke to tenants about how the incubator has help […]

Cincinnati Innovation Summit Unites Ideas with Collaboration

03 Oct, '13

Entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, disruptors, rule breakers and collaborators are coming together for the third annual Cincinnati Innovation Summit on October 10, 2013 at the METS Center. This day-long idea exchange is centered on the theme “Collaborate to Innovate.” Speakers will share simple solutions and best practices that will help entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs be more results driven […]

HCDC Lending Office is Open For Business

01 Oct, '13

HCDC’s Lending Office is open for business despite the federal government shutdown. We will continue to process SBA 504 loans. That means we will continue to accept and process new applications, secure internal committee approval, package loans for government submittal, close approve projects, and service funded loans. If a government shutdown extends into the unforeseen […]

SBA 504 vs. SBA 7(a) Loan Programs

30 Sep, '13

Caveat Emptor ‘Let the borrower beware’ By David Main, President of HCDC Small business owners face a barrage of financial decisions when it comes time to grow and expand. As part of that decision-making process, borrowers should take a close look at the loan programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), specifically the […]