Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs
Certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution, Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) provides loans to small businesses that lack access to traditional forms of credit by partnering with banks to meet credit gaps. ACE uses personalized underwriting, flexible loan terms, and ongoing assistance as well as offers Green Loans to start or expand an eco-friendly product or service.
10 College St, NW
Norcross, GA 30071
ACCION USA’s core products are small business microloans ranging from $500 to $50,000 for business owners who are unable to obtain loans from traditional lenders. ACCION USA works with borrowers one-on-one to assess their credit and business situation to determine an appropriate loan size ranging from $10k-30k.
1201 Peachtree Street NE
Building 400,Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: (404) 521-0594
Accuitive Medical Ventures
Accuitive Medical Ventures seeks revolutionary medical technology investment opportunities. Serving the entrepreneurial and inventor markets, this company specializes in two types of investments: 1) venture financing for companies with exceptional technology and teams and 2) venture financing and management of technologies being developed within The Innovation Factory.
2905 Premiere Parkway
Suite 150, Duluth, GA 30097
Phone: (678) 812-1101
Angel List: Where the world meets tech startups. On this equity-based crowdfunding website, you can get a job at a startup by applying privately with one application. Also, you can invest in startups to build a diverse portfolio of early-stage investments through private and oversubscribed deals.
The Atlanta Micro Fund
The Atlanta Micro Fund (AMF) provides funding and business management assistance to entrepreneurs establishing small businesses in metro Atlanta. AMF acts as a SBA Micro Loan Intermediary, so the organization receives loans, not grants, to fund its loan pool. AMF then repays its SBA loan obligations through the timely repayment of loans from AMF borrowers. First time borrowers are eligible to apply for a loan up to $10,000, and up to $15,000 for repeat borrowers.
100 Flat Shoals Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
Phone: (678) 539-6900
Atlanta Technology Angels
Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA) is a group of accredited investors who support startup and early stage, high-growth businesses in Georgia. In addition to providing funding, the ATA provides connections, knowledge, mentoring, and operational assistance to members. The Gwinnett Angels is a member-led chapter of the ATA.
Atlanta Tech Village
3423 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
CircleUp is an equity-based crowdfunding website that strives to help entrepreneurs of small businesses thrive by providing them the capital and resources they need. Through a better experience and machine learning technology, this website connects innovative, early-stage consumer brands with capital markets, empowering investors to participate in their growth.
DeKalb Enterprise Business Corporation
DeKalb Enterprise Business Corporation (DEBCO) specializes in loan programs for new and existing small businesses. Small businesses seeking professional advice, small loans, and/or technical assistance must be located in DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale, Henry, Clayton, Cobb, Fulton, Fayette, Newton, and Douglas counties. DEBCO also offers MicroLoans of up to $10,000.
PO Box 54495
Atlanta, GA 30308
Georgia Micro Enterprise Network
Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN) works to create opportunities, provide support, and make advancements for microenterprise development through board leadership, training, and programs. By partnering with second-stage business development suppliers, GMEN provides expertise on how to support existing entrepreneurs in their business growth.
233 Mitchell Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 731-2226
Georgia Sustainable Community Ventures
Georgia Sustainable Community Ventures (GSCV) assists communities, groups, businesses, and individuals in the development of sound financial practices. Through advising programs and access to microloans, GCSV offers small businesses an avenue to do business in a socially responsible way.
Anthony Mitchell, CEO
Phone: (404) 285-0286
Through an online platform, Indiegogo is a crowdfunding website that provides the tools for people to create a campaign, share it with a network, engage fans, track information about contributors, and collect funding for an idea, project, or event. Customer service, educational tips, information tracking for campaigners and funders, and campaign promotion are among the services provided.
Kickstarter utilizes Internet-based crowdsourcing to help pair new ideas with financial backers. With Kickstarter, individuals can submit projects in one of 13 categories to acquire funds from the broader community. Project creators set their own funding goals and deadlines while keeping 100% ownership of their project. Since its founding in 2009, Kickstarter has paired more than 4.3 million people with over 43,000 creative projects.
Mosley Ventures is a venture capital fund investing in early stage technology startups in Atlanta and the Southeast. It primarily invests in the following sectors – security software, mobility and wireless, big data and healthcare IT. Since 1990, Sig Mosley, Managing Partner, has been the most prolific southeast investor in 120 startups with 82 liquidity events.
75 Fifth Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank aids entrepreneurs and enterprising companies by offering diversified financial services for technology and life science companies, venture capital and private equity firms, and premium wineries. SVB offers financial services to companies of any size and at any growth stage in the USA and worldwide. With specialized services for startups, venture capital firms and funds, Silicon Valley Bank also offers investment services and advising.
3475 Piedmont Rd
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 264-8333
Small Business Access Partners
Small Business Access Partners is a certified development company that lends capital to small businesses by working in partnership with banks to provide SBA 504 loans and other types of loans. The SBAP has the solution to certain small business financing needs through programs that provide reasonable rates, lower down-payments, and longer repayment terms on loans for eligible small businesses. Up to 90 percent financing is available for fixed assets such as land, buildings, equipment, and lease hold improvements.
460 South Enota Drive
Gainesville GA 30501
Phone: (770) 536-7839
Small Business Finance Institute
The Small Business Finance Institute (SBFI) was formed to provide affordable education, instruction, and mentorship about finance to business owners of all sizes and industries. By providing information and tools, such as blogs, conferences, seminars, and periodic publications to business owners, SBFI seeks to enhance the business’s financial management and funding.
850 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: (404) 406-3181
As the state’s largest investor showcase, Venture Atlanta connects Georgia’s entrepreneurs with venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors, and others who can assist them with raising the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual non-profit event is a collaboration of Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).
3605 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066
Phone: (770) 298-4202