Fintech 2018: A Report by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation, the only foundation dedicated solely to the equipment finance industry, released a report outlining how equipment finance companies can learn and benefit from the fintech phenomenon that first emerged a decade ago. The report takes a look at the important factors and events that contributed to the evolution and…

LeaseQ Dealer Spotlight: Rona Wickliffe, F&I Manager, Industrial Power Truck & Equipment (IP Truck)

Dealer spotlight is a monthly blog series showcasing some of LeaseQ’s best vendor partners. These equipment sales representatives are among the top in the industry, and LeaseQ is pleased to share their stories. Tell us about yourself and IP Truck. I started Industrial Power Truck & Equipment (IP Truck) in June 2005, having never been…

Vernon Tirey Speaking at Online Small Business Lending & Investing Summit

Vernon Tirey, founder & CEO of LeaseQ, the online marketplace for equipment financing, will be speaking as a panelist at the third annual Online Small Business Lending & Investing Summit on February 15th in Washington D.C. This summit will focus on marketplace lending and the regulatory developments that are affecting the sector. Vernon will be…

Lighting Industry Expected to Increase Adoption of Financing Services in 2018

Premier lighting industry publication, LEDs Magazine, recently published an article from our CEO, Vernon Tirey, on financing predictions for the lighting market in 2018. In the article, he discusses the introduction of financing to the lighting space in 2017 and forecasts fintech adoption across the industry this year. An excerpt from Vernon’s article is as…

3 Questions for New Franchisees

To be, or not to be—a franchisee? That is the question faced by every new franchise candidate, who hopes to join the near 782,000 establishments operating in the U.S. To help decide, there are three questions every first-time franchisee should ask: Should I franchise with a well-known or new concept? How should I decide where…

Check Out this Infographic on Small Businesses and Tax Reform

We wanted to share this fascinating infographic from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) that details the current small business landscape and how the tax reform may impact this sector. Be sure to check out NFIB’s website for more up-to-date small business news: https://www.nfib.com/  

A Look Ahead at Equipment Finance in 2018

Our CEO, Vernon Tirey, recently penned an article for MonitorDaily discussing his 2018 predictions for the equipment financing industry. He provides a compelling outlook for the year, emerging technologies, and where he sees areas for growth and new opportunities. An excerpt from Vernon’s article is as follows: Equipment finance has given considerable lip service to…

LeaseQ Dealer Spotlight: Peggy Hajosy & Steven Jeffrey, owners, Billy Vick Restaurant Equipment

Dealer spotlight is a monthly blog series showcasing some of LeaseQ’s best vendor partners. These equipment sales representatives are among the top in the industry, and LeaseQ is pleased to share their stories. Tell us about yourself and why you founded Billy Vick Restaurant Equipment? I started Billy Vick Restaurant Equipment in 2011 with Steven…

#BehindYourBusiness: What goes into a HoneyBaked Ham?

As we enter the holiday season, it’s time to start planning meals for festivities with friends and family. A longtime favorite, HoneyBaked Ham, is popular this time of year and will be served on many tables across the country. This installment of #BehindYourBusiness focuses on the equipment behind a HoneyBaked Ham; as without equipment we…

Breaking Down Financing Options for LED Retrofits

LeaseQ CEO Vernon Tirey recently wrote an article discussing the financing options available for LED retrofit projects for leading lighting industry publication, LEDs Magazine. In his article, Vernon lends advice to LED vendors on the savviest financing options for retrofits. An excerpt from the article is as follows: Building owners can choose to finance an…