A Business Lender is a bank and/or institution that loans money to companies in order for them to start a business, purchase existing business, expand current business, purchase inventory/equipment/assets/property, or utilize for working capital.

The United States Federal Government also offers SBA guaranteed loans which various Business Lenders in the form of banks and/or institutions offer loans that are guaranteed up to a certain percent by the Small Business Administration of the Federal Government.

A Business Lender will loan money to companies in various stages of business.