We Meet you at any point in youR Entrepreneurial Journey

While TEDC is first and foremost a road to loan capital for your business, we also provide the necessary resources that empower you to succeed. As advocates for your success, we work alongside you, supporting and guiding your vision. We offer access to capital, business education, and connections to TEDC’s network of experts.


Securing Capital for your Next Step

TEDC Creative Capital champions visionaries who are ready to create business momentum. Many small companies are ready to take the next steps in the lending process but struggle with securing the money they need. We creatively navigate funding obstacles and work with you to develop a financial roadmap. TEDC offers various loan options to best match your business needs.


In today’s economic climate, most small businesses can benefit from TEDC’s menu of loan programs. Special consideration is given to companies that create and retain jobs, to businesses located in special targeted areas, and to entrepreneurs who have traditionally faced barriers to capital access.

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Why Choose

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TEDC was founded in 1979 as Tulsa Economic Development Corporation, an organization charged with promoting and sustaining small business growth in Tulsa. Today, we navigate funding opportunities and offer education customized to small business needs.Over the last five years, we've provided or located more than $150 million to help nearly 300 small businesses start, expand or sustain.

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Recent Press on TEDC, Clients and Partners

LeRoux’s Kitchen co-owners Renauld Porter & Gabriela Castañeda

Creole Cooking and Community Connections: How LeRoux’s Kitchen Landed a Coveted Spot at Mother Road Market with Business Lessons and Lending from TEDC Creative Capital

Co-owners Renauld Porter and Gabriela Castañeda will tell you, their winning recipe for success is built on persistence, passion, taking hold of opportunities, and fostering strategic relationships with entrepreneurial supporters like TEDC Creative Capital.

Shavonne and Duane Grundy

From Crickets to Clients: How local welding and fabrication company, Generation FSH, gained accreditation with the help of TEDC Creative Capital.

With a network of other entrepreneurs and educational and financial support from TEDC Creative Capital (TEDC), Generation FSH went from bending over backward to a booming business.

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Tips from the SBA Cyber Security Summit Protecting Your Small Business Against Cyber Threats

The Small Business Administration (SBA) hosted their annual Cyber Security Summit to share best practices for digital health and how to safeguard your business, assets, and customers. Here are the top ten tips you can use to implement stronger policies in your business!