Background Note | HBS Case Collection | November 1997 (Revised October 2001)

A Note on Government Sources of Financing for Small Businesses

by Paul A. Gompers and Catherine M. Conneely

Abstract

Discusses issues related to government sources of financing for small business in the United States. In addition to presenting motivations for government financing programs, the note gives a detailed presentation of major federal programs to assist small business.

Keywords: Corporate Finance; Business and Government Relations;

Citation:

Gompers, Paul A., and Catherine M. Conneely. "A Note on Government Sources of Financing for Small Businesses." Harvard Business School Background Note 298-015, November 1997. (Revised October 2001.)