A Women's Funding Network Initiative
 
Growth Stage

Growth Stage

Building up and onwards

Your business is on the rise! Check out these resources & tools to amplify your business.

Resources & Tools

Accion
Organizations
Accion is a non-profit community lender for small businesses. They offer personalized support to help you find a business loan. Their staff will walk you through the loan application process to make s...
  • Free
  • En Español
Bamboo HR
Tool
Does your business have employees? Are you looking for an all in one human resource management software to help you manage your employees? Bamboo HR is a software that allows you to manage your human ...
  • Free
Borrowers’ Bill of Rights
Website
The Borrowers’ Bill of Rights identifies six fundamental rights that all small business owners seeking financing deserve. It outlines how lenders and brokers should uphold and protect these rights. ...
  • Free
Buffer
Tool
Buffer is a service that helps you manage your social media, like Facebook and Instagram. You can track multiple social media accounts in one place, schedule posts for different times, and track how y...
  • Cost
Deputy
Tool
If your business requires scheduling employees to work different shifts, check out Deputy. It lets you create staff schedules and includes time tracking to accurately record staff hours. You can use D...
  • Cost
Fundera
Organizations
Fundera allows you to compare multiple financing options at once. Fill out one application to see which lending products you qualify for and get connected with a personal lending specialist. Lending p...
  • Free
Funding Circle
Organizations
Funding Circle is the world’s leading lending platform focused exclusively on small businesses, matching established and creditworthy businesses that want to borrow with investors who want to lend i...
  • Free
Grameen America
Organizations
Grameen America provides microloans to individuals living below the poverty line to start or expand businesses. Grameen America offers a fair interest rate with reasonable terms and supports the micro...
  • Free
Gusto
Tool
Does your business have employees? Are you looking for a way to manage your human resources? Gusto is a platform to manage all your human resources in one place. Run payroll, manage your employee bene...
  • Cost
Lending Club
Organizations
Lending Club is a loan marketplace to apply for personal and business loans. They offer 1 to 5-year terms and fixed monthly payments. Apply in minutes to receive quotes and access to a client advisor ...
  • Free
Lendistry
Organizations
Lendistry offers a variety of financing options for small businesses, including loans and lines of credit.  They offer fixed, monthly payments for up to 10 years and loan amounts ranging from $50,000...
  • Free
Opportunity Fund
Organizations
Opportunity Fund believes that small amounts of money and financial advice can help people make permanent and lasting change in their own lives, driving economic mobility and building stronger communi...
  • Free
Pablo
Tool
Thinking about creating marketing materials for your business? If you’re new to graphic design or just looking for an easy tool to create graphics, Pablo might be for you. Pablo offers a free wa...
  • Free
Quick Sprout
Guide
Quick Sprout offers a variety of tools, webinars and guides on how to increase your online marketing. The website has short, free videos that explain things like increasing website traffic through Fac...
  • Free
Square
Tool
Square allows you to accept credit cards payments on your phone or mobile device. They also have an app that allows you to see a dashboard of your transactions, so you can see sales reports in real ti...
  • Free
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Organizations
The Small Business Administration is a one-stop-shop for all your business needs. They offer business guides to plan, launch, and manage your business as well as links to local resources. Use SBA to f...
  • Free
  • En Español
StreetShares
Organizations
StreetShares provides a suite of specialty finance products focused on the military and veterans market. They offer small business funding, lines of credit, and alternatives to VA small business loans...
  • Free
Website Grader
Tool
Do you have a business website? Website grader will give your website a (free) health check. By entering in your web address, you can check to see if your website is secure, if it is working well (in ...
  • Free
Venturize
Tool
Venturize is a free online resource hub for small business owners who need help accessing tools and resources to grow their businesses. Venturize offers unbiased education and resources about small bu...
  • Free

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