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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.

 

Growth Slumps

Posted on: July 07, 2017

And how to avoid with them. It’s often been said that building growing and running a business is like running a marathon. And in the marathon, some miles will go faster than others, and some miles will be harder than others. No mile will be the same. While I have never run a marathon, I

How Much Money Should You Be Investing in Your Business Today?

Posted on: July 03, 2017

There is no simple answer. The simple rule in business is that you must be willing to invest and take risks to grow, expand, and make money. While the rule might be simple, how you choose to execute against it is a personal choice and there are no right answers. Sometimes I meet successful entrepreneurs

Looking for Some New Insights into Your Business?

Posted on: June 08, 2017

Dump the fancy consultants and hire some interns this summer. Building and evolving a business always requires new insights and new ideas about what’s happening inside and outside your organization. And one of the toughest things to do is to shake out of the daily grind and find new ideas about what we can or

The Key to Being an Effective Public Speaker

Posted on: June 06, 2017

Listen to your audience. My entrepreneurial journey has included a lot of public speaking over the past year. And as I have tested and tried different approaches I have learned one key rule to success: don’t assume you know what the audience wants to hear. Have you ever sat through a PowerPoint presentation and dared

The Shark Tank Myth is Alive and Well

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Yet there is often a better way. Last week I attended and participated in the Inc. GrowCo conference in New Orleans which is my favorite conference of the year. It is exhilarating and stimulating to be in a community of about 600 entrepreneurs who have come together to learn and grow. Everyone has an idea,

MultiFunding – Self Reported Report Card – Q1 – 2017

Posted on: May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 – 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 lender type.

The Number One Misconception about SBA Loans

Posted on: May 04, 2017

The SBA is not a lender. Business owners and entrepreneurs often think that the SBA is a lender. If they walk into their local bank and are told they are not eligible for an SBA loan, they assume that the program will not work for them. This is the furthest thing from the truth. The

A Lesson We Can All Learn From President Trump

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Today’s challenges are different then yesterday’s lessons. Whether you love or hate Donald Trump, there is an important lesson we can all learn from him. Simply – you must adapt to your new set of circumstances, and what worked for you previously might not be relevant to your new circumstances. I have read dozens of

Looking to Raise Debt or Equity for Your Business?

Posted on: April 03, 2017

Beware of scammers looking for upfront deposits. Almost every entrepreneur will face different points in their careers when they need capital for various reasons. And sometimes to hopefully get the money faster and more efficiently they will turn to advisory companies (like my own) to help get the job done. Here is the tricky part.

Five Steps to Consider in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

Posted on: March 16, 2017

Today the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again. Over the last several years we have lived through a period of extraordinarily low-interest rates. And for some business owners, they assume this is the norm. I am often asked, “what do I think will happen with interest rates going forward?” And until recently I always answered