The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) is a federally-funded program intended to attract lenders & investors to help with funding businesses that can’t get conventional business loans from banks & lending institutions.
The AK SBDC is the administrative lead on the program for Alaska, and will deploy the funding to lenders and investment funds.
The Barista Cats in Fairbanks is the latest business to become an SBDC Client Profile! Owner Shelby Case runs the coffeehouse responsible for caffeinating a good part of the Fairbanks community. Learn more here.