[Press Release] The Power of Partnerships and Quick Business Loans

TEDC Creative Capital

Ashley Jones

+1 918 822 5515


Release Date: 09/19/2023


The Power of Partnerships and Quick Business Loans

TEDC’s Creative Capital Series highlights the power of partnerships, preparing for the loan process, and finding the perfect location for your business in the release of  their third episode

Tulsa Economic Development Corporation (a.k.a TEDC Creative Capital) will release the third episode of their Creative Capital Series on September 26th, sharing the strength gained from working together, advantages of detailed loan preparation, and what to look for in a commercial real estate deal. Tony and Emily Galvez of Okie Proud Restaurant Group are the owners and operators of three Tulsa restaurants, and share how starting their first concept wouldn’t have been possible without the help of TEDC Creative Capital.

This episode also features TEDC insider Joanna Oxford who shares how borrowers can best prepare when applying for a quick business loan. She walks us through specific items prospective borrowers can address and gather in order to expedite the loan process. Joanna also outlines what sets TEDC Creative Capital apart from other lending institutions.

Additionally, local industrial real estate investor, Deren Huang, explains the benefits of partnering with a real estate agent specializing in a specific type of property, while sharing what to consider when searching for a location for your business.

Meet real entrepreneurs who have experienced the great opportunities TEDC Creative Capital offers for start-ups and established businesses. This series educates future loan applicants and provides awareness of economic opportunities in Tulsa.

TEDC Creative Capital wants to see businesses succeed and supports borrowers every step of the way. Through lending, technical assistance, and educational programs, TEDC Creative Capital’s mission is to create economic vitality in communities by encouraging small business growth.



TEDC Creative Capital (a.k.a TEDC) is a community development financial institution (CDFI) providing progressive lending to promising start-ups and growing businesses. TEDC builds equitable economic prosperity by helping small companies operate more successfully, create jobs, and advance communities! Loans range from $5,000 to $10 million. Visit TEDCnet.com or call 918-585-8332 for more information on loan and entrepreneurial education programs.


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