Customized loans for your small business
Serving RI, Southeastern MA and Eastern CT
Every business has a story. We want to know yours.
Having trouble getting funding from a bank? BDC offers an alternative. We dive deep into your business story to evaluate factors larger institutional lenders don’t, and then we collaborate with you to seek creative financing solutions to fit your needs.
We've been helping local small businesses since 1953
We’ve been mission-driven since 1953 to provide funding for small business owners as a means to strengthening the economy and creating jobs. We partner with our borrowers, helping to guide them to success throughout the life of their business loan.
The Business Development Company basics
Are you looking for capital right away?
We understand the need for speed when it comes to financing your business.
Get capital for all the right reasons.
How we're different than a bank
We don’t use formulas to evaluate your business or structure your loan. Our experience, creativity and resourcefulness set us apart.
We can offer more flexible lending terms and we have a higher risk tolerance than banks.
Our small, agile team delivers the speed and responsiveness that can make all the difference when you need funding.
We’re personally committed to your success. As an engaged partner, we provide experienced
guidance and honest feedback at every step.