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Merchant Cash Advance — Why Factor Rates Matter

Posted on by Jason Fleming

For many business owners, the introduction and explosion of merchant cash advances and merchant cash loans have been a welcome source of capital—especially those business owners with companies that often have trouble getting traditional bank credit.   Generally, these loans … Continue reading

“My banker told me only to accept loans from banks”…what you could be leaving on the table

Posted on by Lana Worthington

I spoke with a small business owner today who told me that his banker advised him only to accept loans from banks…and usually, I would agree.  But what if the banks aren’t willing to lend?  What should a business owner … Continue reading

Dealstruck and our borrower, Orchid Boutique, featured in today’s New York Times

Posted on by Dealstruck

As seen in the New York Times Ivan Rincon’s products may have been skimpy, but he was convinced his growth prospects were not. Orchid Boutique, the online swimwear shop he founded six years ago in Miami with his wife, Mayra, was … Continue reading

Merchant Cash Advance – Why Factor Rates Matter – Dealstruck

Posted on by Jason Fleming

For many business owners, the introduction and explosion of merchant cash advances and merchant cash loans have been a welcome source of capital—especially those business owners with companies that often have trouble getting traditional bank credit. Generally, these loans are … Continue reading

“My banker told me only to accept loans from banks”…what you could be leaving on the table

Posted on by Lana Worthington

By Lana Worthington, Senior Financing Consultant I spoke with a small business owner today who told me that his banker advised him only to accept loans from banks…and usually, I would agree.  But what if the banks aren’t willing to lend? … Continue reading

Does anyone talk to each other anymore in financial services? Moving past the numbers

Posted on by Jason Fleming

A recent piece published in Wired by finance blogger Felix Salmon noted the recent “rise of the quants” in fields as varied as the US intelligence system, political campaigning, and sports. Salmon describes the rise as the ascendance to power of people whose “native … Continue reading

Wells Fargo believes Peer to Peer lending is now a competitor with the bank. What does this mean for small business?

Posted on by Ethan Senturia

The Financial Times reported recently that Wells Fargo has asked its employees to refrain from making investments on peer to peer (P2P) lending sites, stating that: [T]he bank’s code of ethics states that staff should not have an investment in … Continue reading