10 Skills Improv Can Teach Entrepreneurs

1-Be Confident: Improv teaches us that confidence is extremely important.  Having confidence in what you say and how it’s delivered leads the audience to the right reaction. The same goes for being an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have to believe in themselves. They have to be confident in who they are, where they’re going and how they’re

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What is SEO? How to Use Google to Grow Your Business

This post originally appeared on the Pathway Women’s Business Center blog. Since it offers value to all Pathway Lending clients, we decided to share it here as well. Be sure to check out Pathway Learning’s on-demand  content and courses since our loan clients can always register for free by requesting a code. What should SEO

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This National Small Business Week 2019, we’re looking back at our efforts to champion small businesses in 2018.

At Pathway Lending, we actively seek opportunities to finance small business owners and entrepreneurs who have historically encountered difficulty accessing capital and loans. Through our funds like the Tennessee Rural Opportunity Fund, Knox County Technology & Jobs Fund, and Alabama Small Business Opportunity Fund, we’ve loaned millions of dollars to community businesses in predominantly low-or-moderate

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Nicole Robben Joins Pathway Lending as Commercial Real Estate Director

Pathway Lending recently welcomed Nicole Robben to the team. As Commercial Real Estate Director, she will finance affordable multifamily housing developments and identify new ways to help fund and move forward related projects. Nicole has extensive affordable housing lending experience, working with community development financial institutions like Pathway and overseeing revolving loan funds. She relocated

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Do CDFIs hold the key to helping unlock Opportunity Zones’ community impact potential?

CDFIs can bring critical assets to Opportunity Zone projects, if not equity investment experience Although many Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) may have limited experience with market equity instruments, they are well-positioned to play a pivotal role in the Opportunity Zones ecosystem.   Opportunity Zones: Old Game, New Players, Same Community Development Goal The federal

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Success Story: TLC Foundation Station

Day care owner plans to expand child care centers in Maryville, Tennessee Daycare owner, Kristy Pittman, has worked in child care services since 2015, controlling and operating the initial TLC Foundation Station facility out of her personal residence in Maryville, Tennessee. With dreams of being an elementary school teacher and even dedicating her studies toward

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Pathway Lending Wraps Up the Year with Open House and Toast to Success Awards

NASHVILLE – Pathway Lending celebrated its clients, volunteers, supporters, and friends at the 2018 Annual Open House in early December. The event kicked off with networking and light refreshments before the Toast to Success Awards celebrated accomplishments made throughout the year by client and partner organizations alike. During the program, President & CEO, Clint Gwin

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Pathway WBC Awarded Navigation Partner of the Year by Nashville EC

NASHVILLE – Pathway Women’s Business Center was excited to receive recognition at this month’s 2018 NEXT Awards + Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame, held November 7, 2018 at Rocketown through the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Pathway WBC director Courtenay Rogers accepted the award for Navigation Partner on behalf of the center and gave some follow-up remarks to

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