Ty Kiisel

Ty Kiisel is a Main Street business advocate, author, and marketing veteran with over 30 years in the trenches writing about small business and small business financing. His mission at Nav is to make the maze of small business financing accessible by weaving personal experiences and other relevant anecdotes into a regular discussion of one of the biggest challenges facing small business owners today.

Articles by Ty Kiisel


Avoiding Crisis Loans and Panic Borrowing

As smart as the average small business owner is, it’s impossible to anticipate and prepare for every need. What’s more, …


Roseland Born Logistics: Nav’s 2021 Q3 $10,000 Grant Winner

Starting a business is challenging and takes a lot of courage. Starting a business in the midst of a global …


Artland Studios, LLC: Nav’s 2021 Q3 $5,000 Grant Winner

Central Oklahoma might not be famous as a hotbed for artists, but keep your eyes on Paden, OK because local …


Virginia Small Business Loans

Small businesses all across the country rely on borrowed capital to fuel growth and keep their businesses working. The same …


Louisiana Small Business Loans

Small business owners in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport, New Orleans, and dozens of other Louisiana towns can’t always go it …


Industrial Equipment Financing

Small manufacturing companies, machine shops, and other small businesses rely on equipment like milling machines, lathes, forklifts, and other expensive …


Upcycle Hawaii: Nav’s $10,000 Grant Winner

“As the ‘Lead Trashionista’, I love that I get to make a positive impact on my community through my small …


It’s Time for Chow: Nav’s $5,000 Grant Winner

Jordan Foley and Charlie Magovern started Chow because they wanted to change the way nonprofits approached vocational training for veterans …


Loans and Financing for Business Consulting Companies

Business owners looking for a small business loan for their consulting business are in luck, there are a lot of …