Stage of Capital: Startup

September 15, 2021

Quaboag Valley Business Assistance Corporation

Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation is a member-based, nonprofit organization committed to economic development and helping small businesses grow and prosper. We offer many programs and services with a focus on community and economic development and supporting small business in our region. QVBAC makes loans from $500 to $100,000 to existing and startup businesses operating within our area that cannot access equivalent funding through conventional resources.

Northern Initiatives

Northern Initiatives is a Community Development Financial Institution. We’re in business to provide loans and business services to small business owners and entrepreneurs who create jobs and enable the communities of Michigan and neighboring Wisconsin to thrive.

Entrepreneur Fund

The Entrepreneur Fund provides business loans for acquisition, expansion, working capital and other needs up to and exceeding $750k.

DreamSpring (formerly Accion)

At DreamSpring, we believe human potential is unleashed when all people have the opportunity to shape their own future. We exist to break down systemic barriers that inhibit that reality. Take advantage of our easy-to-navigate online application or work with a dedicated loan officer ready to help each step of the way. Our process was designed to make it easy for you to apply, receive a decision, and put funds to work for your small business.

Ascendus (formerly Acción East)

Ascendus is a nonprofit small business lender whose vision is the creation of financial ascension for all, achieved by empowering low-to-moderate income entrepreneurs through access to capital and business support.

September 2, 2021

Lendio Startup Loans for Women

Women-run startups report having a harder time securing capital, despite being more likely to succeed. At Lendio, we’re working to provide a better startup financing experience with speed, options, and trust.