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4 Ways to Start Building a Strong Business Credit Profile in 2020

In concert with a good personal credit score, a strong business credit profile can make finding small business financing easier. In the midst of the crisis caused by the coronavirus however, it might not be a guarantee of a loan as small business lenders tighten their requirements and look at the current environment differently than [...]

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster relief loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) How much may I borrow and what are the terms? Up to $2,000,000 Interest rates: 3.75% for small businesses; 2.75% for [...]

4 Things Business Owners Should Do for a Successful 2018

A new year means new goals for your business. While the goals may be obvious (increase revenue, greater customer satisfaction, etc.), how to achieve them may be a bit harder to nail down. Here are 4 less things to consider that can have a major impact on your ability to put 2018 in the “Win” [...]

Client Highlight: New York Tent

For over twenty years, New York Tent has been a staple of New York metro’s events and festival scene, producing upscale tented affairs for major sporting events, including the New York City Marathon, corporate galas, large music festivals, and even weddings for the area’s high net-worth crowd. After doubling its business over the past four [...]

Is Your Business Growing? 3 Tips on How to Scale

Scaling a growing business can be as challenging as starting one. These tips can help you navigate the roadblocks that come with success. You would think growing pains are a nice problem to have, but the challenges of scaling a business can trip up even the savviest of entrepreneurs. Sure, your store has grown forty percent [...]

Pin It for Later or Buy it Right Now

Over 73 million users log into Pinterest every month looking for their next, purchase, idea or DIY project. On June 30th Pinterest took pinning to the next level with the addition of buyable pins and promoted pins. Introducing these two new features was a very smart move considering there are 20X the amount of pins posted a day [...]

Do You Qualify for a Small Business Loan?

You have a small business and your looking to expand, refinance, acquire more capital, ect. You need a small business loan, but you’re not sure if you qualify. Well first lets decide if you’re actually a small business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration the following characteristics are those of a small business: Organized [...]

4 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Business Loan

Applying for business loans can be a stressful and exciting time. You are on your way to starting your business, but you need the capital to make it come true. Banks or government agencies are popular sources of funding for your startup venture. Before following this route, there are a few things to know and [...]

Small Business Loan Basics

Securing a loan for your business is an intimidating process; it requires patience, time, and a great deal of documentation to complete. However, with proper planning, you’ll find that grueling loan process is definitely something you can handle. It’s all about preparation. The first step is to get organized, neatly gather required documents, and mentally [...]

Dos And Don’ts Of Meeting With Potential Investors

When you’re in the very beginning stages of starting your small business, there’s nothing more exciting than just the idea of merely getting a meeting with someone who has even the vaguest interest in financially backing your company. It feels like if you can just get in front of these people, you can undoubtedly get [...]