Franchise vs Start-Up — Which is Right for You?
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Franchise vs Start-Up — Which is Right for You?

If you’d like to be your own boss, it might seem tempting to start a business from scratch; however, it may be in your best interest to buy an existing franchise instead. Let’s take a look at the various risks involved with each option as well as the costs that you could incur. These and...

Posted by May 31, 2019June 4, 2019
How to get the best out of your short-term financing goals
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How to get the best out of your short-term financing goals

Having worked the rat race of the corporate culture has left you depleted and you’d rather do your own thing. You have decided its time now that you devise up that business plan and get to it. Naturally so, the first hurdle here would be getting your self-funded or getting some business capital. Regardless, the...

Posted by May 29, 2019May 29, 2019
How Merchant Cash Advances can streamline your operations
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How Merchant Cash Advances can streamline your operations

So, let’s paint an ideal picture here, you are a business and your sales are mostly on debit or credit cards. Now, a merchant cash advance – not technically being a loan – is simply an amount of cash given to you by a financing company in exchange for a certain percentage off your sales,...

Posted by May 25, 2019May 25, 2019
Business Line of Credit – short term financing redefined!
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Business Line of Credit – short term financing redefined!

The best way to think of a small business line of credit is to think of it as a small business credit card. There are often times when you face a case of uneven cash flow, or you are getting around to scaling your business or growing it; in times like those you need to...

Posted by May 22, 2019May 25, 2019
Financing your Dream
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Financing your Dream

There are times when a bank cannot be your first go-to option, and you have to look for alternative lenders. Could be that you have a bad credit score and you are in a dire need of a fast business loan for your boutique business? Now you could go down to the loan shark on...

Posted by May 18, 2019May 25, 2019
4 Small Business Financing Mistakes to Avoid
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4 Small Business Financing Mistakes to Avoid

Getting a small business loan has become easier and more convenient in recent times. However, although it can be easy to secure one, it may be tough to manage your business finance if the right strategies aren’t taken. Even if you have created a nest for your business and it continues to grow, mismanagement of...

Posted by April 29, 2019April 29, 2019
Manage Cash Flows for Timely Loan Payments
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Manage Cash Flows for Timely Loan Payments

When we hear cash is king, it is true. For a small business owner, having a grip on their cash holdings can be critical to future growth and success. No matter how good your balance sheet or income statement looks, if the cash at hand and cash at bank isn’t showing prominent signs of growth,...

Posted by April 27, 2019April 27, 2019
The use of technology in Small Business Lending
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The use of technology in Small Business Lending

There is no denying that technology has increased access to an individual, and has opened new doors to success and markets. From mobile banking to the use of automated spreadsheet products, technology is at the forefront of providing cutting edge ways to engage with both lenders and borrowers. Earlier, a small business owner might be...

Posted by April 27, 2019April 27, 2019
Choosing between a Small Business Loan or Equipment Leasing Option
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Choosing between a Small Business Loan or Equipment Leasing Option

Buying or leasing is a strategic decision that every small business owner will have to make at some point. For both manufacturing and retail business, purchasing equipment for the production of goods is critical for business operations and future growth. However, owing to the fact that technology moves at a fast pace and many of...

Posted by April 24, 2019April 24, 2019