Having several different financial resources to choose from is helpful when expanding your business. Flexibility allows your company to adapt to change, especially during periods of uneven cash flow or growth. A business line of credit is an essential financial tool for many entrepreneurs. However, you need to be sure you can manage it. If […]
The U.S. federal government offers loans and grants through the Small Business Administration (SBA) to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses in need of financing. These loans are provided by approved lenders and backed by the SBA. Revenued does not directly provide SBA loans; however, we have assisted businesses in applying for an SBA loan known […]
A merchant cash advance (MCA) is a financing option that quickly provides cash for businesses. It is designed for small business owners who need money but don’t meet a traditional loan’s credit requirements. A traditional loan might be a better option for businesses with long operational histories and more substantial credit scores. However, for companies that […]
Entrepreneurship is risky. Although four out of five small businesses survive their first year, only one out of three make it to the 10-year mark. The potential benefits of small business ownership are alluring — the freedom to make your own decisions, set your own schedule, and reap the benefits when the big risks pay […]
An MCA, short for Merchant Cash Advance, is an agreement between a business owner and an alternative finance company. The business owner agrees to sell a percentage of the company’s future revenue. Additionally, the MCA provider agrees to buy the future income at a discounted rate — essentially “advancing” future revenue to the company. This […]
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes two solutions for small business financial relief during the COVID-19 Pandemic: the Paycheck Protection Program, which ended August 8, and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) program. Since March, we’ve been able to provide businesses with an online application platform for the Paycheck Protection Program […]
A merchant cash advance (more commonly called a cash advance), is a financial transaction between your business and an alternative financing company. The company purchases your receivables at a discounted rate, essentially “advancing” your future revenue. This advance amount is the total amount of capital the funding company will advance you.
Unlike a traditional bank loan, an MCA is best for a business owner who needs access to cash quickly, often to meet a short-term need for capital. The funds are repaid by withholding a percentage of your businesses debit/credit card sales.
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