Federal Reserve Releases Report on Credit Trends for Startup Businesses

The Federal Reserve has released a report titled “Small Business Credit Survey Report on Startup Firms” with findings based on the 2016 Small Business Credit Survey which surveyed companies less than five years old with more than one and fewer than 500 employees; findings show that these companies face greater funding challenges than mature companies; report compares financing statistics of startups and mature companies; also reports on sources of funds noting that medium to high credit risk startups were more likely to apply for loans from online lenders and only 11% of low credit risk startups sought online loan financing. Source

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