Understanding Working Capital Loans: A Guide for Growing Businesses

In the fast-paced world of business, maintaining a healthy cash flow is as crucial as making strategic decisions for growth and sustainability. Today, we explore a vital financial tool that can make a significant difference in managing your business’s finances: working capital loans. Whether you’re a startup, a small business, or an expanding enterprise, understanding […]

Navigating Brewery Growth: The Strategic Benefits of Leasing Equipment

In the ever-evolving beverage manufacturing industry, the decisions you make regarding your equipment are pivotal. This article focuses on an important but often underemphasized aspect: the strategic advantages of leasing brewery equipment. Leasing equipment is a multifaceted strategic decision impacting your business’s growth. The primary benefit lies in the preservation of working capital. In contrast […]

Financing Solutions for Small Businesses in the Face of Bank Stinginess

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, and their success is critical to the prosperity of local communities. However, banks are getting stingy with loans, leaving small businesses struggling to find financing (one source:  https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/2023-04-09/banks-are-spooked-and-getting-stingy-about-loans-and-small-businesses-are-suffering). At ELEASE, we believe that small businesses deserve better, and we are committed to providing the financing solutions they […]

Bankers and Brews

We are very excited to invite our banker friends to our Tom Talk on Bankers and Brews. It should be a fun night to discuss the economic impact of craft beer and see where it takes us. There is more brewing than just beer!

Equipment Leasing For Start-ups Is Possible

Restaurant Equipment Leasing

Some business grow from a small one person endeavor like those we talked about who market on Edsy while others begin because someone leaves an established company because they believe they can do it better. Being a startup business, no matter how you begin, has many challenges and one of the biggest can be equipment […]

Growing Demand For American Made Products

ABC News and Consumer Reports have both reported on the shift in our country of an increase in desire for American made goods. ABC’s series Made in America Christmas asked everyone to commit to spending just $64 on products made in America which could result in 200,000 new jobs. Consumer Reports National Research Center conducted […]

Can You Help A Small Business As A Mentor?

Many of us have mentors and some of us are mentors. Are you considered a leader in your community or industry but not a mentor yet? Have you considered being one? There are many organizations from the Small Business Association to your local chamber or networking organization that look for mentors to help new or […]

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