Pathway Lending wins $750,000 CDFI grant


September 28, 2016 – Pathway Lending has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). This award, made through the fiscal year (FY) 2016 rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program, will allow Pathway Lending to increase its delivery of advisory services to businesses

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Success Story: Star Bus Suites


The millions of visitors who come to Nashville hope to see a famous entertainer – Star Bus Suites is setting out to give guests the experience of traveling like one. “When we pull up in front of Tootsie’s at 8 o’clock on a Saturday night, the sidewalk clears and all the phones come out. It’s

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Pathway Lending partners with Refinery Nashville


Pathway Lending and the Pathway Women’s Business Center are excited to announce our new partnership with Refinery Nashville. Starting this month, our organization will begin working from this collaborative workspace at Houston Station in the Wedgewood/Houston neighborhood.

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Business Tip No. 3: Make a Plan


Excited to become an entrepreneur? It’s easy to rush in and just start a business without proper planning. But that’s an approach that could end up wasting your valuable time and money. It’s not necessarily that your ideas are bad. Instead the culprit is often a lack of proper planning. You are essentially failing before you

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We’re Hiring – Regional Director of Lending, Alabama


Birmingham, AL, US (Other AL locations may be considered). Pathway Lending is a fast growing nonprofit and a national leader in Community Development Lending. Every day, we work with entrepreneurs to understand their professional opportunities and organizational challenges.  Join us and see how our flexible loans and innovative educational services can support their goals, grow

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ScaleUp Nashville Cohort 3

Let's Scale Up Nashville

ScaleUp Nashville is a competitive training program exclusively for Middle Tennessee’s small businesses. This four-month SBA-funded program assists growth-oriented small businesses grow revenue, build staff and expand services. WHO CAN APPLY?  The best qualified candidates will: Own an established small business (or be self-employed) Have been in business at least two years Be positioned to

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Nashville Urban Manufacturing Survey

Your Opinion Counts

Our friends at the Nashville Urban Manufacturing Task Force are conducting a brief survey of Nashville’s manufacturing and making community to better understand the mix of our local manufacturing community and the most pressing issues they are facing. If you’re a Nashville maker or manufacturer, please take this quick survey by August 12th!

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