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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.

 

Staying the Course as a Tortoise Entrepreneur

Posted on: May 20, 2016

It’s a really hard thing to do. Over the past few years, as I have slowly, steadily and cautiously built my loan advisory company, MultiFunding, there have many sleepless nights where I have questioned my approach. You see, all around me, many of my peers were choosing to build their companies at lightning speed. My

Is the MarketPlace Lending Revolution Over?

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Or Having Some Teething Pains ? Last week was chock full of news for the burgeoning marketplace lending industry. The moral of the story-lending money is not akin to building just another SAAS platform-or a random idea that excites VC’s who want to build the next unicorn. The lending business is a whole different stratosphere,

8 Things You Need to Know About Small Business Loans

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Here’s how to work with lenders to get the funding your small business needs. Small businesses may be the engine of our economy, but many small business owners view the lending process as complicated and frustrating. Too often, growing enterprises find themselves shut out when they attempt to obtain small business loans. In theory, it

How to Get a Business Loan When You Have Bad Credit

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Funding isn’t always out of reach for small businesses with shaky finances If you run a small business and have bad credit, you’re far from alone. That’s the nature of the beast, as many fledgling companies are run on a wing and prayer until they get their financial footing. But if you’re looking for a

Slow Down When It’s Time to Get a Business Loan

Posted on: May 09, 2016

Don’t hurry up, hurry up. We live in a time crazed society that cherishes speed and convenience. Need a new outfit — you can shop on-line instead of going to the mall. Don’t want to wait in line at Starbucks–use the app to order from your car on the way. On-line business lenders want you

In Honor of Small Business Week

Posted on: May 03, 2016

We have a lot of work to do. This week–we celebrate National Small Business Week. My twitter feed is running wild with pronouncements from POTUS, tons of SBA events, and lots of public relations twists from various companies looking to show their support of the small-business community. And while we indeed have a lot to

How Much Do You Believe in Your Business?

Posted on: May 02, 2016

Are you ready to walk the tightrope? There are many different types of entrepreneurs with various tolerances for risk. Who you are and what your risk profile is defines how you should think about financing your business. I am always struck by how our venture capital companies like to pound their chests and talk about

How Do Entrepreneurs Make Financing Decisions ?

Posted on: April 28, 2016

It’s not just about the numbers Are you trying to figure out the best way to finance your business? Faced with choices–how will you make the decision? Will it come down to math and spreadsheets–or other criteria? Consider three short case studies. A business owner has to choose between a $300,000 loan with the SBA

MultiFunding – Q1 – Self Reported Report Card

Posted on: April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016 – AMBLER, PA – Business loan adviser MultiFunding announces its 1st 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 first quarter loan data including APR range and product type.  

Nothing to Say Today

Posted on: April 18, 2016

And Why It’s Important Sometimes when I sit down to write this blog I can’t think of anything that I think will be interesting to the readers. Call it writer’s cramp or entrepreneurial fatigue–my mind goes blank. So today I have decided to write about this state of mind–when one is out of juice and