When chef and owner Edouardo Jordan was ready to open Salare, his first restaurant, Columbia Bank was ready to help.

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Ever since he was a kid, Edouardo Jordan knew he was going to run his very own restaurant. And after cooking it up in some of the finest restaurants around the world, he was ready to make it happen. He had a smart plan, but just needed a little help with the SBA loan process—exactly our expertise. Let’s just say it became a mutually beneficial relationship. Edouardo was able to up his fare-game and we were able to reap some delicious rewards. Like cavatelli with black conic morels and pork sausage kind-of-rewards.

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SBA Loans1

Have a plan for your business, but maybe not the pesos? SBA loans are designed for small (and large) businesses. They feature lower down payments and longer terms. Bonus: We offer flexible underwriting and will be able to make sure your loan works on your terms! There’s a reason why we’re an SBA Preferred Lender.


Merchant Card Services2

Who carries cash anymore? Well, we do. But maybe not your customers. We’ve got you covered with our Merchant Card Services. From traditional point-of-sale terminals to virtual, mobile and online solutions—we’ll make taking money as easy as it should be.


Business Credit Cards2

What’s more rewarding than running your own business? How about actually earning rewards while running your business? With Columbia Bank Business Credit Cards, you can track expenses, manage your finances online and earn extra rewards with all your spending.


Quick-fire tips that will keep your business cookin’!

Did you know Columbia Bank offers Payroll Services? Yes, we truly are a one-stop shop. We offer reliable, cost-effective payroll solutions and will stay on top of the things we think are fun (like compliance) so you can stay on top of things you think are fun (like your business).

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I had a plan. And Columbia Bank was the first bank to actually listen to my plan. It feels good to be heard. Edouardo Jordan | Chef/Owner | Salare Restaurant

But how much is it REALLY going to cost?!

How much do you need to start a business?
Figure out the reality before reality sets in.3

Saving to Start a Business

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1  All loans subject to credit approval.

2  Subject to credit approval.

3  Financial calculators powered by Fintactix. The calculators on this page are provided as a resource to help evaluate lending and other products. The information that these calculators provide is an estimate for illustrative purposes only, and Columbia Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. We encourage you to consult a qualified financial professional with questions about personal or business finance.