Lender Reviews
2019 Best Best Business Working Capital Provider: SmartBiz

SmartBiz

From its website: SmartBiz grew out of the 2008 financial crisis when the banks that were supposedly “too big to fail” were not equipped to provide the funding small businesses needed for growth. This left a funding gap of hundreds of billions of dollars which banks left on the side-lines, hampering small business from investing [...]
2019 Best Best Commercial Real Estate Lender: South End Capital

South End Capital

Founded in 2009, South End Capital is a nationwide, non-conforming lender providing small balance real estate and subprime SBA loans. South End Capital is committed to offering excellent service and innovative financing. US Business News, Fit Small Business, Top Ten Reviews and Business.com have recognized South End Capital as one of the premier non-conforming lenders [...]
2019 Best Best Business Credit Line Lender: Fundbox

Fundbox

From its website: The Fundbox was founded in 2013 when a co-founder’s mother couldn’t get a loan to help grow her small business. Several eventful years later, Fundbox has two products for small businesses: our award-winning invoice financing offering and a line of credit that requires only a bank connection to get a credit decision. [...]
2019 Best Best Business Term Loan Lender: OnDeck

OnDeck

From its website: OnDeck launched in 2007 to solve a major issue facing small businesses: efficient access to capital. Our passion for Main Street and the cutting-edge technology we use to evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not solely business owners’ personal credit scores, make it possible for us to responsibly expand access to [...]
2019 Best Best SBA Lender: Fountainhead

Fountainhead

Fountainhead Commercial Capital is a non-bank commercial real estate and SBA lender focused on funding SBA 504, SBA 7(a) and < 65% LTV (loan-to-value) commercial real estate loans. Fountainhead’s programs are geared toward small business owners and its experience is unsurpassed in the commercial real estate and SBA lending space; having funded almost 6,000 loans [...]