How Small Business Lending Has Changed Since 2007

There is no argument on how small business lending has changed since 2007. It’s not only easier to get a small business loan, it’s easier to apply. How Small Business Lending Has Changed Since 2007 The 2008 “Crash” The small business lending landscape today bears little resemblance — functionally, structurally or even in terms of customer service — […]

Small Business Financing in Texas

With offices in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, El Paso, Lubbock, and Dallas/Fort Worth, Elan combines small business financing in Texas with a personal touch. Small Business Financing in Texas At its core, alternative lending refers to the lending industry outside of traditional banks. But in recent years, especially since the 2008-9 financial crisis, alternative lending has […]

Personal Credit vs Business Credit

As a small business, your personal credit and business credit are closely linked in the eyes of lenders. So it is important to take steps to protect both. Personal Credit vs Business Credit As a business owner, you have not one, but two credit scores. But let’s back up for a moment. If you are […]

5 Small Business Loan Myths

Elan Capital hears small business loan myths on the street all the time. Here are 5 small business loan myths – Busted.  5 Small Business Loan Myths – Busted – Elan Capital Inc. As a small business owner, you may have have heard how difficult it is to obtain a small business loan. But don’t […]

What is Alternative Lending?

If you are a small business, you may be asking What is Alternative Lending? This guide from Elan Capital will help answer your questions. What is Alternative Lending (and when it isn’t alternative) What is alternative lending? First a loose definition. Alternative small business financial services are typically provided by “non-traditional-bank” financial institutions. These alternative financial […]

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My Small Business Needs $10,000 Now – Options?

Many small businesses have discovered it’s virtually impossible to get a loan from a traditional bank, but your small business needs $10,000 now. What are the options? My Small Business Needs $10,000 Now – Options? So your small business needs $10,000 Now. Like by the end of the week. In time for payroll. It can […]

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Loans for Insurance Agencies in Dallas

Elan has loans for insurance agencies in Dallas. Elan Capital specializes in insurance agency loans, traditional banks don’t understand insurance, we do. Loans for Insurance Agencies in Dallas and Across the U.S. If you’ve ever applied for a loan from a bank, you know banks don’t understand insurance agencies. In fact, banks would rather purchase […]

Need a Business Loan? Four Questions

Do you need a business loan? No matter what type of business loan you are seeking; SBA, Bank or Alternative, you’ll need to answer these four questions. Need a Business Loan? Four Questions You’ll Need to Answer No matter what type of business loan you’re seeking, whether it’s an SBA loan, a loan from a […]