Investigate small business loans in your community

Which businesses in your area are receiving loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)? What financial institutions are making those loans? How many businesses receiving loans in the past 10 years have stayed open? These are questions you can answer with the SBA’s 7a loan data, now available at NICAR. This update database…

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Updated data on small business loans now available

This week we posted updated data on loans backed by the Small Business Administration. The SBA 7a database has loan records going back to 1990 (prior years available on request); fields include the name and address of the business getting the loan, franchise and industry codes, the bank lending the money, the amount loaned, and (where…

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Two Small Business Administration databases updated at NICAR

The NICAR database library has updated data from two Small Business Administration loan programs: The 7a loans program provides loans to small business owners who can’t obtain financing through traditional channels. The database covers loans from 1950 – Sept. 30, 2013. See below for more details. The disaster loans program is the primary form of…

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Updated SBA 7a data available in data library

Which businesses in your community have loans backed by the Small Business Administration? Find out using NICAR‘s recently updated SBA 7(a) loan data, which includes loans from 1953 through September, 2012. WHAT’S IN IT?The 7(a) program is the SBA’s most common loan program. It provides loans to small business owners who can’t obtain financing through…

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