There are more business loan options available today than ever before. Nevertheless, knowing where to look and what to look for among traditional lenders, online lenders, non-profit lenders, and crowdfunders can be confusing. Today we’re going to talk about some of the basic qualification criteria to help you focus your search in those places where the odds will be in your favor.
Here’s a look at some of the most common options, what it usually takes to qualify, and where you’ll find them:
|Loan Type||Common Qualification Criteria||Where to Look|
|Bank Term Loan||Bank|
|SBA Loan||Bank or Credit Union (sba.gov)|
|Short-Term Online Business Loan||Online|
|Long-Term Online Business Loan||Online|
|Merchant Cash Advance||Online|
|Online Invoice Financing||Online|
|Equipment Financing||Equip dealers, banks and online|
You can learn more about common loan terms, typical loan amounts, and how long it takes to fund your loan HERE.
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