More than 100 business people also gathered for recent seminar at Philadelphia's Temple University.
The Veteran Pledge Initiative involves the SBA and 20 of the country’s top national, regional and community lenders, the agency said.
The $125 million cooperative in Reno, Nev., said it is the first new SBA lender in northern Nevada in more than nine years.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business surveyed nearly 13,000 small business owners to get the rankings.
At a time when some credit unions are looking for ways to boost their loan portfolios, they may want to consider giving more consideration to two groups that fear seeking out financing for their business start-ups or expansions.
With the economy recovering, credit unions may notice an uptick in inquiries from members wanting to start or grow businesses in certain areas.
Agency would eliminate personal resources test from some loan programs.
Massachusetts credit union continues its work with small business growers of employment, economy.
New report finds they're also less likely to seek credit, fearing denial.
Inspector General says community banks did not sufficiently use bailout money to increase lending to small businesses.