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Excelsior Growth Fund

Steven Cohen, President

Excelsior Growth Fund

If you're looking for affordable and easy-to-access small business financing, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce member Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) can help.

EGF is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that offers online loans up to $100,000 and access to larger loans of up to $500,000 to meet virtually any business need. Through both financing and free business advisory services, EGF invests in the financial future of New York and helps small businesses grow.

The EGF SmartLoanTM is designed to provide small business owners with the capital they need quickly and transparently. By combining affordable rates and terms with a streamlined online loan platform, the SmartLoan is the perfect option for borrowers seeking to refinance debt, secure fast working capital, make technology or equipment upgrades, or improve and expand their business.

SmartLoan Features:

  • Loan amounts from $10,000 to $100,000
  • 13% variable interest rate
  • 20 minute online application and funding in fewer than 5 business days
  • No prepayment penalties - borrow what you need and pay back as quickly as you'd like

Learn more about EGF's SmartLoan requirements, start your application or learn about our other loan products today!


Excelsior Growth Fund