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  • Take the Small Business Credit Survey

    Small Business Credit Survey: Take the survey

    Business Owners: Share your successes, challenges, and financing experiences. Your answers will help policymakers better understand current business conditions.

  • Report on Minority-Owned Firms

    Many minority-owned small businesses faced financial challenges and lagged in key performance indicators for profitability, revenue growth, and employee growth.

  • Access to Financial Services Matters to Small Businesses

    Small businesses need access to a variety of credit sources but face a host of challenges in getting the financing they need.

  • Report on Nonemployer Firms

    Despite being a key income source for their owners, nonemployer firms face acute profitability and financing challenges.

  • Report on Employer Firms

    Small businesses reported stronger revenue and employment growth and continued levels of credit demand, with more firms applying to online lenders for financing.

  • Report on Nonemployer Firms

    Cover of Report on Nonemployer Firms from 2017 Small Business Credit Survey

    Nonemployer firms make up 81% of all U.S. small businesses, generating $1.2 trillion in annual sales. But are they succeeding financially?