SBA loans are made by lending institutions: banks, credit unions and micro-lenders 

Alternative Lending Sites: 

Micro-Lenders 

Micro lenders are more willing to loan money to startup business. Interest rates are usually higher than for commercial banks and limit loan amounts to $50,000. The following sites are micro lenders: 

Veterans 

The Online SCORE Counselors provide business advice to the military community.  

This U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) site provides resources to help veterans with business development. 

Investors 

The Central Texas Angel Network provides quality early-stage investment opportunities for accredited Central Texas angel investors. 

State and local contracting opportunities should also be explored. 

 

Funding Opportunities for Businesses