Month: January 2016

Small Business Growth: Creating Steady Cash Flow

After 13 years in business, Arizona-based Tectonix Steel has grown to the 5th largest company in the country in its industry, employing 48 staff members. Due to being a business in post-recession construction, Jason founder and owner-operator of Tectonix Steel, sought additional working capital from IOU Financial. “Because we’re in the construction business, our cash …

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Small Business Growth: Elevator Consultants

CBA Elevator Consultants has quite the impressive resume. After 15 years in business, CBA serves clients like the City of New York, Columbia University, and St. Barnabas Hospital, in addition to several architecture and engineering firms. Based in Hackensack, NJ, CBA acts as a consultant for building owners and property managers for all elevator-related needs. …

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NEVER Assume Your Customers are Secure

Let’s be clear, we’ll be talking about information security – we expect you owners of brick-and-mortar companies to have taken the obvious security steps already (video cameras, security guards, trained attack dogs, etc.). In terms of information security, the biggest concerns center around theft of credit/debit cards, identity theft, and other forms of fraud. The …

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Small Business Growth: Seasonal Expansion

What began as a part-time entrepreneurial venture 21 years ago, has grown into a full-time asphalt paving business that thrives. “Our customer base has grown steadily and we have a lot of return customers who use us to maintain the upkeep of parking lots and driveways,” said the Pennsylvania-based business owner. With winter approaching, the business sought …

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