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

Alternative Lending Sites: 


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: 


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. 


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