Community banks and their customers are feeling the effects of the government shutdown, now in its fourth week.
Competition is growing as agricultural-focused fintech firms (agtech) are entering the market.
Community banks outperformed middle-size and large banks for total loan growth in 75% of the regions measured during Q2, according to Trepp Bank Navigator.
According to a study by PayNet and Raddon, small businesses are eager for loans.
There are many challenges ahead.
How to grab more SMB lending from big banks.
The most recent FDIC survey found that small business lending by banks has been significantly underestimated.
Getting a loan from a large bank can be a challenge for a small business startup.
We provide you with the latest updates on this lending sector.
Half of community banks cite decision speed as a competitive advantage over big banks for small business loans.