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Many Clients, One Goal: A Streamlined Commercial Finance Process

The commercial financing landscape is notorious for being complex to navigate, especially for small businesses. And we know, because we live and breathe it every day—and help our customers navigate it with ease.

When we started Cornerstone Capital Lending, our goal was to make small business loans more accessible to business owners across the nation […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Finance and Funding Tips From Famous Entrepreneurs

Every day, new advice for entrepreneurs pops up online. And invariably, much of that content focuses on one of the biggest challenges to growing a sustainable business: funding, funding, funding. So what advice should you believe, and what should you take with a big grain of salt?

In reality, the secrets to financial success […]

By |August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Your Guide to Lending and Financing Terminology, Part I

You’ve got a business to run. Even though you need funding, trying to secure the capital you need isn’t the only task on your plate. And it doesn’t help that the process can be downright confusing. The lending and financing industry is filled with lingo that can leave you scratching your head and wondering […]

By |July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

5 Simple Steps To Getting Your Small Business Loan

Launching a business is exciting. But it often comes with a lot of stress, much of which can be at least partially avoided with the right preparation.

There are currently about 28.8 million small businesses operating in the U.S. And while that (and their 56.8 million employees) might seem like a large number, the fact […]

Overcoming the funding challenge for women-led businesses

Women entrepreneurs are some of the most successful (though mostly overlooked) leaders on the planet. There are more than 11.6 million woman-owned companies in the U.S., alone, where women are starting companies at 1.5 times the average rate.

Just how successful are they? Their revenue is growing fast, generating more than $1.7 trillion annually (that’s […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Small Business|

The 5 things every small business needs to stay on top of

Growing a small business takes time. And, like a garden or a child, it takes quite a bit of nurturing to help it achieve its fullest potential. Whether you’re in the earliest stages of launching your goals or looking for ways to sustain your growth, there are a few vital elements you must keep […]

By |June 16th, 2018|Small Business|

Your Business Launch Checklist

Small businesses are thriving in the U.S. Today, there are nearly 30 million small businesses supporting and driving our economy. With more funding than ever available, and new tax reform laws in place, small business owners are optimistic about the future.

In fact, one study projects that 12 million more small businesses will be part […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Small Business|

How Small Businesses Fuel the Economy

The American Dream has long fueled the passions of many across this great nation. The idea of the bootstrapping business owner working late nights and weekends while holding down a day job, or going all in on his growing business, is inspiring to say the least. It might even pull out a little entrepreneur […]

What you need to know about the new tax plan and your small business

The new tax code has been on the minds of business owners and individuals alike over the last several months, ever since President Donald Trump announced the tax reform plan in 2017. Since then, it’s been a whirlwind of opinions, speculations and questions about what these changes would mean for American businesses.

In February, 51% […]

By |April 16th, 2018|Small Business|

An Interview with Commercial Loan Expert Girish Bajaj

Girish Bajaj is an expert at financing from the ground up. But the veteran banker-turned-founder of Cornerstone Capital Lending knows that real expertise takes action, not just knowledge.

He founded his company on the notion of “banking relationships without the banking regulations” so that he could work with any lender nationwide to fulfill a client’s […]