Tuesday, September 2, 2008
msnbc.com mentions the merchant cash advance product in a recently featured article entitled Control Your Cash Flow which talks about how businesses can reduce their vulnerability during this recent credit crunch. One of the ways it talks about how businesses can do this is to "Raise capital in innovative ways other than traditional banking." and specifically mentions about a merchant cash advance, namely "If you accept credit cards, there is something called a merchant advance where a third party will come in and review what your revenues have been and advance you capital today that you pay back in anticipation of future credit card receipts." This article appears to be syndicated from Entrepreneur.com and further backs up the idea that the merchant cash advance product has become a mainstream, accepted form of alternative financing for small to medium size businesses.