Girl bossing: 4 tips to get funding for women-owned businesses

Self-employed women are much less confident in their ability to qualify  for a business loan than their male counterparts, according to Finder’s  most recent Consumer Confidence Index.

Pay special attention to loan programs that don’t require a hard credit check, where applying won’t affect your credit score.

Don’t be afraid to apply for the funding you need

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Look for women-friendly loan programs

In your search for financing, you may find thousands of business  loans available. Some lenders are more apt to consider funding a  woman-led business than others.

Grant programs are worth the work

Many grants are targeted toward helping women entrepreneurs keep their businesses running and expanding.

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Most states have some kind of small business resource center that can help you find the funding you need.

Use your local resources


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