Biz2Credit analysis based on 1,000 funding requests from credit unions, small banks and other alternative lenders.
Since 2007, Wisconsin credit unions have increased small business lending by more than 51%.
Bank of America is calling recent reports that it is cutting or closing the credit lines for all of its small business clients "speculation."
There are members who want to strike out on their own but just need a little start-up capital to get a small lawn care business going or market an electrical repair shop.
After a head-on car crash left Alice Brown disabled, Wildfire Credit Union helped her create a new business to aid others with injuries.
For at least the past four years, small business owners have gotten to know just how resourceful Affinity Federal Credit Union is when it comes to meeting their unique financial needs.
Biz2Credit said while capital can still be a challenge for small businesses to come by, financing from credit unions and small, regional banks is on the rise.
Eleven states and the District of Columbia split $360 million in State Small Business Credit Initiative funding.
More entrepreneurs are expressing their irritation with the credit union member business lending cap
The Small Business Administration has announced a new fund that will focus exclusively on providing capital to Michigan businesses.