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Known as the “Garden State,” New Jersey is located between Boston and Washington D.C., putting it smack in the middle of a powerhouse of economic activity in the United States. The opportunities for New Jersey small businesses are endless when it comes to consumers and industry.

Advancepoint Capital understands this and is proud to offer business loans of up to $1,000,000 to small businesses in New Jersey. We understand the needs of small businesses in the state and can offer flexible terms and rates that work for you.

Whether you’re looking for a loan to expand your current operation or to start a new business, Advancepoint Capital can help. We offer a variety of loan products, including SBA loans, equipment financing, lines of credit, and more.

How Do I Get A
Small Business Loan in New Jersey?

There are a few things you’ll need to do in order to get a small business loan in New Jersey. First, you’ll need to have a business plan. This document should outline your business goals, strategies, and how you intend to repay the loan.

You’ll also need to provide financial statements, including your personal financial statements if you’re guarantying the loan. These statements will give the lender an idea of your financial health and ability to repay the loan.

If you need your cash fast, Advancepoint Capital offers business loans with flexible terms and rates that work for you. We understand the needs of small businesses in New Jersey and can help you get the funding you need to grow your business. Contact us today to learn more about our loan products and how we can help you.

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New Jersey business resources guide

U.S. Small Business Administration

How to Grow Your Business in New Jersey

View the New Jersey Small Business Resource Guide for information and assistance in growing your local business, exploring funding options, and contracting.

U.S. (SBA) U.S. Small Business Administration
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Why Do You Need a Business Loan?

What do NJ small businesses use their loan proceeds for? The most common reasons New Jersey small businesses look for financing help:

  • Working Capital    
  • Equipment   
  • Business Expansion   
  • Cash Flow Shortages   
  • Financial Resources for Emergencies 
  • Advertising or Marketing Services  
  • Debt Refinancing   
  • Inventory and other hard resources  
  • Employees, help, or staff resources 
  • Operational needs to support services
  • Spur Economic Development

The State of New Jersey Resources, Information, Grants, and Other Opportunities to Help New Jersey Small Businesses

The State of New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA or EDA)

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority creates public-private partnerships to provide access to capital to fund New Jersey businesses. The primary focus is to provide funds to small to mid-size businesses (SMB’s) and non-profits organizations.

The State of New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) Programs

  • Micro Business Loan Program
  • Premier Lender Program
  • Direct Loans
  • CDFI Loan to Lender Program
  • Premier CDFI Program
  • Small Business Bonding Readiness Assistance Program
  • Small Business Fund
  • Small Business Lease Assistance Program
  • Small Business Services
  • Wineries & Vineyards Program

New Jersey Department of State Business Assistance Programs

Small & Mid-Sized Business Assistance Programs

Premier Lender Program- The Premier Lender Program creates new opportunities for small businesses and EDA’s lending partners by providing low-costs financing opportunities with faster turnaround.

Direct Loans- New Jersey businesses in need of financing and committed to job creation/retention may be eligible for direct loans through the EDA when conventional financing is not available.

Access Program- Access is a pilot lending program that provides financing to small businesses in New Jersey – either in the form of direct loans through EDA, or through loan participations/guarantees in partnership with an EDA Premier Lenders.Access is different from other EDA financing programs in that it provides greater flexibility to borrowers by placing greater emphasis on the borrower’s cash flow and less emphasis on hard collateral.

Small Business Fund- Creditworthy small, minority-owned or women-owned businesses in New Jersey that have been in operation for at least one full year and may not have the ability to get bank financing, or not-for-profit corporations that have been operating for at least three full years, may be eligible for assistance under the Small Business Fund.

Bond Financing- Creditworthy manufacturing companies, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations, and exempt facilities in New Jersey may be eligible for long-term financing under the Bond Financing Program.

Small Business Lease Assistance Program- The Small Business Lease Assistance Program offers reimbursement of a percentage of annual lease payments to for profit businesses and non-profit organizations in eligible areas that plan to lease between 500 – 5,000 square feet of new or additional market-rate, first-floor office, industrial or retail space for a minimum 5-year term.

CDFI Loan to Lender Program

Union County Economic Development Corporation (UCEDC)- A statewide, not-for-profit economic development corporation dedicated to assisting and financing small businesses and minority- and women-owned enterprises. Access to capital is often a small business owner’s greatest challenge and UCEDC offers a variety of financing options when conventional lending sources are not available. With loans ranging from $500 to $5 million, including microloans, SBA 7a, and SBA 504 loans, UCEDC will work with start-up and established businesses to find the right financing solution.

Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation (CBAC)- A non-profit, public-private partnership created in 1987. Established to encourage the growth and stability of the small business sector, CBAC facilitates opportunities for banks to make business loans in the City of Camden, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the six counties located in Southern New Jersey. CBAC offer loans to businesses for as little as $1,000 to as much as $2,000,000 through various loan and guaranty programs.

Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC)- GNEC provides financial assistance and training to small businesses, businesses owned by women, low-income individuals, and minorities for the purpose of encouraging entrepreneurship.

New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC)- New Jersey Community Capital is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit CDFI that provides innovative financing and technical assistance to organizations that support housing and sustainable community development ventures that increase jobs, improve education and strengthen neighborhoods. NJCC offers loan capital that is broader than bank lending to results-oriented, socially responsible organizations that are committed to creating positive change in low-to-moderate income communities throughout New Jersey.

Regional Business Assistance Corporation (RBAC)- RBAC is a private non-profit organization formed in 1981 to provide loans to both new and existing small businesses in New Jersey.  RBAC’s mission is to provide loan capital and business mentoring to small business owners that cannot access more conventional bank financing.  All RBAC loan programs can be, and often are used in partnership with other lenders for larger loan amounts.

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