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MCDC’s SBA Lender Conference

MCDC’s Inaugural SBA Lender Conference was a huge success! Over 160 attendees! Thank you to all the attendees, speakers and vendors for their contribution, presence and participation.

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September 2023 Newsletter

This annual outing is one of the ways we say “Thank You” to lenders that partner with us in assisting small businesses with financing. Bring us a project and reserve your place in next year’s outing! Enjoy the video.

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Understanding Small Business Qualification in the State of Michigan

Are you starting a new business in Michigan, or does it seem like you have plateaued and you can’t get much more successful? Small Business Qualification can help you apply for and receive small business start-up loans that may help you out in many ways. Here’s what you need to know about small business criteria, … Continued

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Why Is Michigan an Ideal State to Start a Small Business?

There’s no denying the outstanding contributions provided by small businesses in this country. These companies have been known to annually create approximately two-thirds of the new jobs for growing populations while providing significant returns from the tax revenues received, all critical to producing a healthy economy. However, there are specific details involved in setting up … Continued

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How to Use Startup Loans to Grow Your Business

The United States is home to more than 33.2 million small businesses, according to Oberlo. Markets are competitive, and each year some businesses fold, but many also thrive. In order to succeed in competitive markets, many businesses take out startup loans. These loans offer entrepreneurs resources, which in turn can be used to build up … Continued

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5 Types of Small Business Loans You Need to Know About

The old adage is you need to spend money to make money. Small business owners understand this principle better than anyone, but when the cash isn’t ready on hand, you might find that you need to take out a business loan. In fact, according to Fundera, 43% of small businesses operating in the U.S. took … Continued

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How Small Business Growth Improves Job Opportunities

Big companies are usually the ones making headlines, but it’s often the small businesses in a community that really make up the backbone of that local economy. It’s estimated that small businesses created 1.6 million jobs in 2019 alone, according to the SBA’s Office of Advocacy. Let’s look more closely at how small businesses affect … Continued

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Common Challenges Among Small Business Owners

Small business owners often face challenges that larger business owners don’t have to deal with. According to Nerd Wallet, when it comes to having their financial needs met, only 48% of the small business owners polled responded affirmatively. Fortunately, business loans in Michigan are available to owners and operators of small businesses through the Small … Continued

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August 2023 Newsletter

Long-term, below-market fixed interest rates are what inspired entrepreneurs Tom Dolaskie IV and Darrin Hubbard to partner with MCDC’s Senior Loan Officer Todd Horton for a 2nd time. Their first SBA 504 project was with The Roam Inn & Tracey’s Restaurant located in Munising. The second project involved one of their other successful Munising Restaurants, … Continued

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July 2023 Newsletter

Owners, Chad Dingman and Alexander (Alex) Galeczka purchased a much needed larger building for their expanding sports dealership. LaBaron’s Power Sports Inc is one of the largest power sports dealers in the state and is known for its unbeatable prices on equipment and customer service.

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