SBA Seminar Explores Funding Your Startup

From the January 10, 2018 Small Business Administration (SBA)  bulletin Five Ways to Fund Your Startup What are some ways to get funding as a startup with little to no business history? According to a report, the vast majority of startup funds – 82 percent – come from a combination of the entrepreneur’s own funds, family and friends. Other than family and friends, the following are five […] Read more »

Fund Local helps connect small businesses with affordable capital

Washington State Department of Commerce and Community Sourced Capital Launch Campaign to Bring Crowd-Sourced, Zero-Interest Loans to Small Businesses in All 39 Counties   Washington State Department of Commerce and Community Sourced Capital, a Seattle-based company that helps connect small businesses with affordable capital, today launched Fund Local, a campaign aimed at bringing zero-interest crowd-sourced loans to small businesses in all of Washington’s 39 counties. Fund Local […] Read more »

Applications available in June for Kitsap Bank’s Edg3 Fund competition for small businesses

Kitsap Bank has announced that applications for the Edg3 Fund small business competition will be available June 2. This competition will award a $20,000 cash prize to a business that is having a positive impact on the community economically, socially, or environmentally. “We think there are a lot of innovative businesses with creative ideas in our local market that we don’t yet know,” said Tony George, […] Read more »