Getting An Advance With Bad Credit

Elizabeth DerivanAlternative Financing, Business Credit, Capital Advance, Funding Options, Merchant Cash Advance, Small Business Financing, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

Can You Get a Capital Advance with Bad Credit?  It’s no secret that people with low credit scores have a difficult time securing financial assistance. Low credit scores mean that traditional financial institutions are reluctant to extend a loan – or if they do, it’s at a very high rate. For this reason, an alternative form of financing like a … Read More

Wellen Capital Joins Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace

Elizabeth DerivanAlternative Financing, Business Operations, Business Plans, Business Working Capital, Capital Advance, Customer Service, Marketing, News, Small Business FinancingLeave a Comment

Chicago, IL – Wellen Capital is proud to announce it has joined the Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace. Truckstop.com is an innovative platform for carriers, shippers, brokers and freight businesses to find loads, negotiate rates, and handle a variety of their business needs. The Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace is a comprehensive transportation and logistics marketplace that provides a trusted ecosystem of products, solutions, … Read More

Grants, Loans and Advances: Knowing the Difference and What is Right for You

Elizabeth DerivanAlternative Financing, Bank Loans, Capital Advance, Merchant Cash Advance, Small Business FinancingLeave a Comment

These days, there is a lot of financial help available for small businesses. As a business owner, you always want to have choices, but it can be confusing: how do you know which option is right for your business? Here is a simple breakdown of the financial help available and why a capital advance may be the best option for … Read More

Do you know who your small business funding company is?

Steve O'Connor2019 Trends, Alternative Financing, Business Operations, Capital Advance, Fraud and Security, Funding Options, Merchant Cash Advance, Small Business Financing, Small Business TrendsLeave a Comment

The market for providing capital solutions to small business is dynamic and crowded. For every new company eager to launch is a lender at the ready to provide financial back-up. And as a result of the rise in demand, funding companies and brokers are advertising and promoting their brands through every possible channel. They’re looking to drive customers to their … Read More

How to Recruit Top Talent for Your Small Business

Steve O'Connor2019 Trends, Business Operations, Employee Management, Info, Small Business Financing2 Comments

Portrait of beautiful young woman sitting in front of manager and senior leader during a job interview. Senior business people in conversation with a young business woman. Recruiter checking the candidate during job interview.

Having the right, motivated talent is essential for your small business to grow. However, recruiting that talent is a job in and of itself — and it is not an easy one. By knowing where to search for talent and what to offer them, you’ll be able to get the right people on your team. Here are our best insights … Read More

Has “Alternative Finance” Gone Mainstream?

Steve O'Connor2019 Trends, Alternative Financing, Business Operations, Small Business Financing2 Comments

Did your favorite college band stop being cool when they ‘sold out’ and wrote their first radio hit?  Does anyone remember that you heard of them first?  Probably not.  But that doesn’t make the music any less compelling.  It’s just as good as it always was – making it popular doesn’t really change anything.  Following suit from music and popular … Read More

4 Questions to Always Ask Before You Take A Capital Advance

Ed JobCapital Advance, Info, Small Business Financing1 Comment

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Most small business owners are familiar with the capital advance product. Emails, calls and even snail mail offers happen regularly as part of the ordinary course of operating your business. Recently, you may have seen articles in the news that highlighted specific practices of some providers of capital advances. You know there are dozens of companies who offer a capital … Read More

Gibraltar Capital Advance is now Wellen Capital

Steve O'Connor2018 Trends, Alternative Financing, Small Business Financing, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

GIBRALTAR CAPITAL ADVANCE REBRANDS AS WELLEN CAPITAL Announces WellenScore Application Scoring System Chicago, IL – June 4, 2018.  Today, Gibraltar Capital Advance announced they have changed their name to Wellen Capital, LLC.  Following the successful sale of related company Gibraltar Business Capital, LLC in February of this year, parent company TZ Mountain Capital Holdings, LLC began the process of re-branding … Read More

Unique Small Business Loan Alternatives for Women-Owned Businesses

Steve O'ConnorFunding Options, Small Business Financing, Women in Business, Women Owned BusinessesLeave a Comment

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It seems like now more than ever, women are taking charge—harnessing their entrepreneurial spirit and opening their own businesses—officially bucking the trend of working for the man. While this makes it sound like women are finally getting ahead by creating their own job opportunities, they still face some challenges obtaining the funding needed to help their businesses get off the … Read More