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Multifunding_Slingshot_buscards_AVERY_BACK_PRINT READYOur blog, The Slingshot Café, is where CEO Ami Kassar gives valuable insights on the current small business trends and how they can impact your business. Read through our blog to learn more about small business loans, financing options and more.

 

Are You Managing Your Business Like Your Household Budget?

Posted on: November 13, 2017

It might be time to expand your thinking. At the end of one of my Growth Dilemma workshops last week, I asked the participants for feedback about what they had learned. One woman commented that she learned to “manage her business more like a business, and less like a household budget.” What did she mean?

Coming January 2018 – The Growth Dilemma

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Determining Your Entrepreneurial Type to Find Your Financing Comfort Zone

What Prompts Change for You?

Posted on: October 03, 2017

Sometimes a shock to your system brings clarity. It’s not easy to sit down and write a column about entrepreneurship the night of an unspeakable national tragedy in Las Vegas. What could I possibly say that would be relevant or useful tonight? All I can suggest and hope is that some entrepreneurs might be able

That’s a Stretch

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Let’s talk about your business stretch goals. As you grow older, you’ll recognize the increasing value of stretching your body. And as you plan to grow your business, you also should be thinking about stretching – as in your goals. While entrepreneurs are thought of as a freewheeling lot, that isn’t necessarily the case. Sure,

How Should You Invest Your Next $1,000,000?

Posted on: September 06, 2017

Take some chips and focus on testing. In workshops that I do across the country, I ask participants what they would do with their next $1,000,000 – and how they would split investing it between their business and a mutual fund of their choice. It’s an important question – because while it’s tempting as entrepreneurs

Is a Family Business or Partnership Right for You?

Posted on: September 01, 2017

Here are some tools to help think it through. What does Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which was turned into an equally stellar film, have to do with business? It gave us this quote: “You can choose your friends, but you sho’ can’t choose your family.” And while relatives are the banes

A Tale of Four Fishpreneurs

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Which one do you most relate to and why? Four friends grew up in a small coastal fishing town.  As they embarked upon their careers, they didn’t forget their roots but tackled the world differently. One Fisherman stayed in town.  His life didn’t change much.  He took his fishing pole to the waterfront every day

MULTIFUNDING – SELF REPORTED REPORT CARD – Q2 -2017

Posted on: August 02, 2017

August 1, 2017 – AMBLER, PA – Business loan adviser MultiFunding, announces its 2nd quarter report card in accordance with their commitment to personally provide transparency across the business loan broker industry. This report lays out the company’s second quarter loan data including APR range and lender type.

How Quickly Do You Want to Grow Your Business?

Posted on: July 20, 2017

And why it matters. Close your eyes for a minute, and ask yourself what is your top-line revenue and bottom-line EBITDA goal for your business three years from now. Then jot your numbers on a piece of paper, and compare them to your results over the past twelve months. What are your growth targets by

Five Dilemmas Entrepreneurs Struggle With

Posted on: July 19, 2017

What is your growth dilemma ? The classic stereotype of an entrepreneur is one who is always running, pushing the envelope and taking risks. This is the “sex appeal” of entrepreneurship that many dream about and aspire to. Yet it’s important to know that at every stage of their journey, entrepreneurs have quiet fears or