Get Loan Ready

Step 1
Get Organized

You’re the CEO of your small business – the Chief Everything Officer. You understand that time = money, and being prepared can shorten the time it takes to get a small business loan. Even when you’re on the go, our mobile friendly, easy-to-use digital checklist can help you get prepared, and stay organized, during your loan application process.

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Step 2
Learn about the lending world

Overwhelmed by the small print and endless details of the lending process? Venturize puts the power in your hands to understand your loan options, access responsible capital, and discover possibilities you didn’t know existed. Get confident in your loan options with our glossary, news articles, and other resources.

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Step 3
Identify Your Credit Score IQ

So many factors affect your credit score, and figuring out how to boost your score can get pretty complicated. It takes more than on-time payments to build your score, and our Credit Score IQ resources can help you understand how to make the credit changes you need.

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Step 4
Ask the right questions

Before you walk into a bank or apply online, it’s important that you’re prepared to have the important conversations that will help you secure financing for your small business. Here are a few questions you might want to consider ahead of your big chat.

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Step 5
Find the best loan for your business

There are many loans available to small business owners – maybe more than you think – depending on your credit score, the amount of time you’ve been in business, and your desired loan amount. What’s the best loan fit for your small business? That’s your call, but the Venturize online tool can make it easier for you to compare different options and choose the one that’s right for your needs.

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