Insider’s perspective

Letter From the Editor – March/April 2015

March 1, 2015
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This story appeared in deBanked’s Mar/Apr 2015 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE A single innocuous quote by one of this issue’s sources is all it took to put everything in perspective. “2015 is the year of the broker,” said Sendto’s Amanda Kingsley. Could that even be possible if 2014 was defined […]

Make Your Voice Heard

May 29, 2014
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Have an opinion on which way the industry is headed? Or eager to read about events that you feel are most relevant? DailyFunder is running a preliminary research survey geared towards those involved in merchant cash advance and alternative business lending. It’s completely anonymous and it will be used to help steer the direction of […]

How Will Obamacare Affect Small Businesses?

December 12, 2013
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It’s one thing to assume how small businesses feel about Obamacare and another to hear it straight from the horse’s mouth. New York-based funding provider Merchant Cash and Capital surveyed their clients and this is what they learned: Nearly one third of respondents believe the Act will increase operational expenses. 40 percent aren’t sure how […]

Is Everyone Buying into the Technology Craze?

December 6, 2013
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Following a wild 18 months of press releases and technology revolutions, I’m hearing that some ISOs are having technology fatigue. VCs and Private Equity want to invest in companies that are automating everything, but that doesn’t necessarily mean account reps are ready for it. The worst fear an account rep has is using an automated […]

Factoring Construction Deals: It’s not impossible

April 18, 2013
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Construction Factoring Company

Being my first post in the Small Business Corner, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Steve Ontiveros and I’m the founder of The Factoring Place. I’m good at finding the right factoring company for my clients based on their unique situations. Factoring and MCA really aren’t that different. Each company seeking a merchant […]

Letters from the Frontline

February 12, 2013
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I’ve worked in the alternative business lending industry for quite a while and I’ve noticed something off about many of the marketing campaigns. Some lenders have gotten so caught up in the funding that they’re losing sight of what it’s like to run a small business. Admit it, we’re all a little rusty even if […]