Success Stories

Steady Cashflow for a Small Town Business

With 34 years in the industry under his belt, this hardware store owner saw an incredible opportunity and bought the business when the original owners decided to sell. “The business is coming up on its 70-year anniversary, and I’m nearing my tenth year as owner,” said the Russellville, Alabama resident. “There have been many challenges, but …

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Integrating New Technology for Greater Business Success

Medical Plaza Pharmacy in Houston, Texas has become a staple business in the community. With lots of hard work and a few career shifts, small business owner Art has built his company from the ground-up. After following in his brother’s footsteps and finishing Pharmacy school, Art spent a few years working for a large chain. He …

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Driving Further Success through Working Capital

What began as a quarterly newsletter about the air racing community, eventually evolved into a multi-faceted business dedicated to helping the aviation industry grow. In 1993, the small business expanded from its only offering, a newsletter, to start producing embroidered products for numerous aviation organizations. Just 3 short years later, the business was embroidering for groups such as: Leeward …

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Modernize your Equipment and Systems to Bring in New Customers

Freight-Base was ready to develop an online system that would give them an edge over their competitors, but they needed capital quickly to launch it. When the owner was turned away by a local bank, IOU Financial’s fast and simple process became his go-to lending resource, both for his business and his charitable foundation. Freight-Base, …

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Continued Publication Growth for 26 Years

Starting in 1990 with one publication, this Wilmington-based media company has matured into a business that produces two weekly publications and one quarterly publication. The North Carolina small business has been flourishing for 26 years, and has bought and sold six other publications over the course of its success. With his impressive background, and 18 …

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Banks Aren’t Lending: Kevin O’Leary Interviews DaVinci’s Pizza Owner

Today’s small business owner can struggle for months with a bank to receive the smallest amount of financing. Kevin O’Leary understands small businesses and got involved with IOU Financial to ensure small business owners always have access to affordable capital! O’Leary interviewed Jason, owner of DaVinci’s Pizza, who waited for months only to be denied …

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