One of the many reasons to start a business in Austin is the amazing resources available to the small business owner. I discovered the City of Austin Micro-loan program a few years ago. One of the great challenges of starting a business is finding startup capital.┬áThe micro-loan was a perfect solution for Eastside Music and it allowed us to grow the business. I’m thankful for the opportunity. Check out the story the City of Austin did on Eastside Music: