Survey Finds Access To Capital Still Top Concern For Small Businesses

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A survey conducted by small business lender, Direct Capital finds small businesses remain concerned by their lack of access to capital.

Access to capital is still the biggest concern and impediment to growth in 2013 for the U.S. small business community, according to a recent poll of small business owners conducted by Direct Capital.

The survey, which was sent to more than 7,000 small businesses nationwide, revealed that a majority of small business owners are still struggling for financial stability. Lackluster bank lending, cuts to federal financing and slow growth in the post-recession economy have contributed to the challenges.

The survey also found that small businesses were concerned with implementing the new healthcare law and increased taxes, both of which could lead to increased costs for small businesses.

Direct Capital, a leading nationwide provider of equipment leasing, business loans and working capital, is working to fill that void by delivering more than $500 million in lending to main street businesses in 2013.

To learn more about how Direct Capital helps small businesses access capital, visit this link.

About Direct Capital
Established in 1993, Direct Capital ( is a financial technology company that delivers lending solutions for small & medium sized businesses, franchisors, and equipment and technology sellers. The company is headquartered in Portsmouth, N.H. and operates offices in New York, California, and Georgia. You can follow Direct Capital on Twitter at or subscribe to its PointBlank blog at

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