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We're hiring: 2018 Summer Intern

Content Marketing Internship Opportunity: Summer 2018 at Nashville Nonprofit Pathway Lending is a nonprofit, community-based lender in Nashville. We provide affordable business loans and hands-on technical assistance to small businesses across Tennessee and Alabama. Pathway Lending is also host to the Pathway Women’s Business Center, or Pathway WBC. Pathway WBC offers classroom training and customized

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Success Story: MeTime Drop-In Child Care

Success Story: MeTime Drop-In Childcare (owner Sara Bullock)

Female entrepreneur opens convenient daycare for local families Sara Bullock is no stranger to owning a business. She spent her childhood helping her mother run successful childcare services. “It was inspiring to me that she was able to make her own hours to be there for school functions,” says Bullock. “I saw the kind of

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Success Story: Knoxville Racquet Club

Client Success Story: Knoxville Racquet Club

Serving up major energy savings with lighting upgrades at Knoxville Racquet Club The Knoxville Racquet Club, the largest tennis, swim and fitness facility in East Tennessee, opened its doors in 1961. Overlooking the city of Knoxville and the Smoky Mountains, the 32-acre campus features a large  competitive swimming pool, a 1,500 square foot fitness area,

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Banks invest an additional $4.35 million to help in rural Tennessee businesses in 2017

Rural businesses get $4.35 million boost

Eight financial institutions invest additional funds to help provide access to capital for businesses throughout rural Tennessee In partnership with the State of Tennessee and member banks of the Tennessee Bankers Association, Pathway Lending provides loans to small businesses in rural and distressed areas of the state through the Tennessee Rural Opportunity Fund. Two dozen

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Success Story: Livingston Logistic Corporation

Success Story: Livingston Logistic

Veteran entrepreneur is bringing high speed internet to rural Alabama “Internet isn’t a luxury – it’s a necessity for school work just about anything, especially in a rural area like Sylacauga and Talladega Springs,” says Livingston Logistic owner Bruce Livingston. “Out of 50 states, Alabama is 46th in internet service. But we’re hoping to change that.”

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Success Story: Christ Presbyterian Academy

Energy Loan Client Success Story: Christ Presbyterian Academy

Independent school and parish find the bright side of energy upgrades Founded in 1981, Christ Presbyterian Church has more than 2,500 members in the Nashville area and opened the doors of Christ Presbyterian Academy in 1985. The private school now has around 1,300 students and 200 staff members in its four schools spanning preschool to

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How to buy an existing business in 8 steps

Want to buy an existing business? Here’s what you need to know. Buying an existing business has many advantages over starting an entirely new one. Existing businesses typically already have employees, clients, inventory, processes, cash flow, and historical financial performance. While operations can begin right away, buying an existing business presents several challenges that should

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Success Story: Kiefer Manufacturing

Client Success Story: Kiefer Manufacturing

Local family keeps doors open for largest private employer in Hancock County When the Mayor of Hancock County, Tennessee learned the largest private employer – Kiefer Manufacturing – was planning on shuttering their local factory, he turned to David Greene Jr. and his family to see if they could keep the business up and running.

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Success Story: River City Railroad in Memphis

Clarence Howard, owner of River City Railroad and Pathway Lending success story

Memphis small business helps put trolleys back on track downtown “My daddy started this company while he was working for the Tennessee Department Correctional work release program,” says River City Railroad owner Clarence Howard. “My father met an inmate who was making a lot of money as a railroad foreman. The two partnered to start

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2017 Small Business Credit Survey

Make your voice heard by taking the 2017 Small Business Credit Survey Pathway Lending is partnering with the Federal Reserve on a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start and existing businesses, and we’d like you to participate.The survey is a go-to source for information about small business conditions and financing experiences. Policymakers, service providers, and

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