Small Business Corner

The Importance Of A Profitable Business Model And Creative Financing For Your Broker Office

August 10, 2015
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Continuing The Year Of The Broker Discussion, I wanted to touch on another aspect that isn’t discussed too often in our space (Independent Broker or Independent Agent space), and that’s the importance of creating a profitable business model and rounding up creative debt financing for our Office. I believe it was the Roman Playwright, Plautus, […]

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 […]

Can An Increase In Cosmetic Surgery Open New Markets For You?

November 13, 2013
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As reported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, cosmetic surgical procedures have increased more than 3 percent in the past year, with approximately 1.7 million procedures performed in 2012*. This may not appear to be a drastic rise, but considering that in the past 16 years the number of cosmetic procedures for women […]

Merchant Cash Network Hosts MCA Info Session

April 20, 2013
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I recently had the opportunity to sit in on an informational session for small business owners hosted by New York City based ISO, Merchant Cash Network (MCN). On Wednesday April 10th, small businesses packed into a room at 1375 Broadway to learn about alternative financing with a focus on Merchant Cash Advance. MCN’s vast knowledge […]

Factoring Construction Deals: It’s not impossible

April 18, 2013
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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 […]