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Women-Owned Small Businesses

Texas ranks no. 2 in the country for growth of women-owned businesses. Governor Greg Abbott recently wrote a guest post on Forbes.com expressing his commitment to help Texas become no.1.

"Women business owners are a powerful economic force, and my goal is to make Texas the most welcoming home for them. There are over 9.4 million women-owned businesses in the nation, employing over 7.9 million people and generating nearly $1.5 trillion in revenues according to the 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses study from American Express OPEN and Womenable. Women are now majority owners of nearly one in three U.S. firms, and 887 net new women-owned enterprises open every day."

American National Bank of Texas has been working within the community for over 140 years, and we are proud to support entrepreneurial women across North Texas. We want to partner with you to help grow and sustain your business — whether it’s a small business banking account built to meet your needs or an SBA loan to help increase your working capital. We are a community bank, where decisions are made locally, providing the best options for small business owners. We know North Texas, its unique needs and the exciting opportunities that exist in our region.

Small business owners need a bank that is an SBA lender.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is committed to fostering economic growth by providing assistance to small businesses that are located in its area of operation. One of the ways they accomplish this goal is by providing financial assistance to new and existing business through a variety of guaranteed loans. The special loans are only available only to approved lenders, such as ANBTX.

We can walk you through the SBA loan application process and explain which SBA loans are available to you.

To get started, visit our small business loans and lines of credit page.

Small business owners need a bank that understands the region.

Small businesses are closely tied to the region where they operate. Likewise, when you partner with a bank, you want decision-makers who are familiar with the community where you operate.

Some banks are "local" in name only. However, ANBTX is based in Terrell and does business through several branches across North Texas. We know this area, and we’re happy to help you thrive here.

Learn how to choose a bank for your small business.

Small business owners need convenient accounts and services.

You want a small business bank that can offer the same benefits and services of a larger institution. ANBTX is just the right size to provide the best of both worlds. We offer a great range of accounts and services.

  1. Small business checking - Some small business owners decide not to separate their personal banking account from their company's account. They figure that they are "too small" to have a bank account. However, even in the earliest stages, you don’t want to mingle your personal and business funds.

    Our small business checking account includes: business debit card, online banking and bill pay, return of check images, and an easy to balance monthly statement.

    To learn more, visit our small business checking page.

  2. Small business savings and investment - Smart reinvestments can help you grow your business, creating greater opportunities down the road. ANBTX can work with you to provide the necessary savings and investment plan for your business, providing all the features and benefits you need.

    To see some of our account options, visit our small business savings and investments page.

  3. Online banking - ANBTX provides online banking that is an extension of our community-centered approach. Our online services are easy to navigate and user friendly. We offer account management, online bill pay, eStatements, and mobile banking to put your finances in the palm of your hand.

    To explore our online small business bank solutions, visit our convenience banking page.

Your Bank. For Life.

Governor Greg Abbott wants Texas to lead the nation with women-owned businesses. ANBTX is already working toward that goal. We want to hear about your small business. We want to support your efforts and provide the services to make your dreams a reality.

More Resources

For more information about women-owned small businesses and the contracting opportunities available to you, visit this U.S. Small Business Administration page.

SBA’s page on Starting and Managing a Small Business

Video from Entrepreneur.com: 11 Grants for Women-Owned Businesses You Need to Know About


Loans and lines of credit are subject to credit approval.

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