October: Small Business Events

Mind2Marketplace: Building to Win: Tennessee’s Automotive Cluster and Global Competition October 8, 2015, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM NISSAN Battery Plant | 983 Nissan Drive | Smyrna, TN 37167 State of Tennessee: 62nd Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development October 13 – 14, 2015 Renaissance Nashville Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tennessee Frost Brown Todd:

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Pathway Lending Video Screen

Pathway Lending Intro

A video introducing Pathway Lending and some of the people and businesses we have served. We can't wait to serve you! Give us a call today.

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Why Should Small Business Care About Cybersecurity

Why Should Small Business Care About Cybersecurity?

Because small business owners have to stretch every dime to keep their companies on a path toward growth, it may be difficult for them to think about investing in cybersecurity—in strategic safeguards for technology. These safeguards are often out of sight and out of mind, and so is the return on that investment, which amounts

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Small Business Have Big Opportunities In Exporting

Small Business Have Big Opportunities In Exporting

The U.S. SBA has an amazing amount of resources to help your small business start exporting – from counseling, training and financing to support small business export opportunities. If your small business is looking to increase sales and profit, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations you should consider exporting. Consider these facts: Nearly 96

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Credit Score Pie Collage

Understanding & Fixing Your Credit Score

Among the five ‘C’s of small business lending, your Credit Score is one you can’t afford to ignore Despite other contributing factors in determining your creditworthiness, every lender wants to know your credit score; it’s at the top of their list. Let’s take a few minutes to understand what makes up a credit score –

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Am I ready to apply for a business loan?

Am I ready to apply for a business loan?

The better prepared you are, the greater the likelihood of being approved. Preparation includes understanding what lenders, like Pathway Lending, need to approve your request. Don’t be discouraged if you’re not a cookie-cutter business. Pathway Lending makes loans for a variety of purposes – starting from $5,000 – so we’ve seen all types of loan

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5 Reasons Small Businesses Are Rejected For Loans

5 Reasons Small Businesses Are Rejected For Loans

…and what you can do about it. Of small businesses that applied for financing in the first half of 2014, only half received any amount, according to a survey by the Federal Reserve Banks of New York, Atlanta, Cleveland and Philadelphia. Here are some of the top reasons why small business owners are turned down

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