This Week
  • The largest shareholder of IEC Electronics Corp. targets board.

  • Sandra Doorley is Monroe County's first female district attorney.

  • Margaret Rosenfeld runs the team-building efforts of HumanGrid.

  • After a slow start, area homebuilders are ending the year on an upbeat note.

  • Viewpoint Systems has been known to keep a close eye on its customers.

  • A recent visit to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam was an eye-opener for RIT students.

Fund offers microloans to small businesses

Rochester Business Journal
May 30, 2014

A $250,000 revolving loan fund is in place to provide microloans to small businesses in Rochester and Upstate New York.

It is the result of a partnership between Pathstone Corp.’s Pathstone Enterprise Center Inc. and Woodforest National Bank, officials announced this week.

The fund is available to new or existing businesses that do not qualify for traditional bank financing but have a strong business plan and the ability to repay the loan, officials said Thursday. Businesses in the Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse areas and Genesee County are eligible.

The closing for the fund was scheduled for Friday.

Pathstone is a private, non-profit regional community development and human service organization, which has its headquarters on East Avenue.

Woodforest, based in suburban Houston, has five branches in the Rochester market and 750 branches in 17 states. Woodforest is Wal-mart Stores Inc.'s largest retail partner
 
(c) 2014 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email service@rbj.net.


What You're Saying 

There are no comments yet. Be the first to add yours!

Post Your Own Comment

 
Username:
Password:

Not registered? Sign up now!
 

To Do   Text Size
Post CommentPost A Comment eMail Size1
View CommentsView All Comments PrintPrint Size2
ReprintsReprints Size3
  • E-mailed
  • Commented
  • Viewed
RBJ   Google