Journal Article

Notes from the Frontlines in the Small Business Finance Revolution: A Microlender’s View

Abstract: This article explores the rise of alternative and subprime business finance and the implications for Main Street business owners. Drawing on their direct experience successfully lending to thousands of low-income and minority entrepreneurs across California, the authors reflect on the opportunities and challenges presented by this small business finance revolution and share some potential product and policy solutions.

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Part of Series: Community Investments

Publication Date: 2014

Issue: 03