Starting Your Business

Solutions, Insights & Resources

Explore our useful tips, tools and calculators to help get your small business off the ground.

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Business Solutions

From business checking and credit cards to preparing your business to accept all types of payment transactions, PNC has the financial products and services to help your small business succeed.


Business Checking

Just the basics, anytime. You need checking, but you don’t do a lot of transactions. So you need the basics, plus some real convenience. Get what you need to bank on your terms, day or night.
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Cash Flow Insight℠

Stay in control of your business’s cash flow from the start with our innovative online money management tool.
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PNC Cash Rewards® Visa Signature®
Business Credit Card

Purchasing power for your business. Automatically earn 1.5% cash back on net purchases and enjoy no limits on the amount of cash back you can earn.
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Payment Processing Solutions: Introducing Clover Flex®, The Portable, Powerful POS System

Same payment capabilities & security as a larger Clover device, bundled in an ultra-portable hardware package. At the counter, in line, on the shop floor or on the go, delivers ultimate wireless convenience for your payment & POS needs.
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Starting a business is a big decision and sometimes can become overwhelming. Our insights and tips can help you get some answers and guidance through the process.

Finance 101

Get Smart About These Money Concepts to Keep the Cash Flowing
You don’t have to be a financial whiz to start your own business, but understanding the basics can mean the difference between collecting lots of cash or dealing with a financial crash. Ace these four accounting concepts and you’ll be well on your way to financial stability.

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Bank, Family or Savings Account 

Who's the Right Lender for You?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are nearly 28 million small businesses in the country – and together they all have a major impact on the health of our economy. In fact, there are more small businesses than medium and large ones. That’s a big deal! Even the smallest businesses need money to get started. So where do you start?

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Keeping Business and Personal Finances Separate

3 Reasons to Keep Business & Personal Finances Separate
Being your own boss blurs the lines between work and personal life. But when it comes to finances, setting clear boundaries puts you in greater control – and simply makes life easier. Still not convinced? Consider these three main advantages to keeping business and personal finances separate. Then, quickly get yourself to the bank to set it all up.

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10 Myths about Starting a Business that You Probably Believe

Over the years, you've probably heard business facts tossed around in casual conversations and board meetings. But a lot of what you think you know about starting a business might be untrue — especially pertaining to your finances.

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5 Steps to Funding Your Business

Achievement Sessions, Brought to you by PNC Business Banking
Securing the funding your business needs is one of the most important roles of an entrepreneur. Knowing the key steps to take can get you closer to success.

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Barbara Corcoran’s Advice for an 82-Year-Old First-Time Entrepreneur

In October, 2018, PNC sent an unlikely entrepreneur to New York City for a one-on-one consultation with Barbara Corcoran.

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What Every Entrepreneur Needs to do Before Their Business Opens

Want your business to be a personal and professional success? PNC professionals outline the things you should do before your business even opens its doors.

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Tools & Resources

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