Most MMS borrowers are young businesses, with 70% of loans going to businesses less than three years old.
Borrowers serve a variety of industries, from accounting services to fashion design. The top three industries were personal/design services, retail, and restaurant service.
Most loans were for $15,000 or less, with a median loan size of 15,000.
The three most common reasons for needing a loan were working capital, start up costs, and leasehold improvements. The majority of approved loans were for working capital, which was most commonly used to purchase inventory.