Creating Opportunity for Minority Business Owners

We are thrilled to announce that our incredible borrowers Hyo Jin Kim and Hye Jeong Cho were featured in an AMEX Open Forum article titled, “What It Takes to Find Funding as a Minority Business Owner.” The article outlined three minority entrepreneurs and their experience funding their business ventures.   The following is an excerpt…

#BehindYourBusiness – What goes into a stadium concession stand?

With football season upon us, we found ourselves thinking about the experience of attending a game at the stadium. It wouldn’t be nearly the same outing without a cold beer and a tasty hot dog in hand. Being the equipment fanatics we are, we couldn’t help but think about the items necessary to keep a…

3 Questions for Finding Your Perfect Lender

With an ever-expanding roster of equipment lenders, it can be difficult to determine which option is the best for your business. Although there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to equipment financing lenders, there are a few ways to break down what your lending needs and preferences are. Our CEO, Vernon Tirey, advises all small…

LeaseQ Named FitSmallBusiness’ Best Restaurant Loan

We are thrilled to announce that FitSmallBusiness has named us a “Best Restaurant Loan” in the category of equipment financing. This is a significant honor for us, because of our dedication to helping small businesses succeed.   Starting a restaurant is a daunting process and securing financing for a restaurant venture is becomingly increasingly difficult….

#BehindYourBusiness: What goes into an ice cream truck?

There’s nothing better than hearing the ring of an ice cream truck on a scorching summer day. While ice cream is the perfect treat for any summer afternoon, people seldom consider the investment that goes into their neighborhood ice cream truck. It is no small feat to create and fund an ice cream truck venture,…

Spotlight on Carol M. Highsmith Photography

This week, we wanted to shine a spotlight on an incredibly talented borrower – Library of Congress’ photographer Carol M. Highsmith. Her compelling photography and career path provides an inspirational story. Three of Carol’s original pieces of photography are featured below – simply stunning. Enjoy! Carol M. Highsmith, the owner of Carol M. Highsmith Photography,…

Why You Should Be Taking Inventory

Taking inventory may be the most tedious task of operating a business, but it is an imperative component for success. All too often business owners avoid or simply forget about this task because on the surface it may seem unimportant. Our VP, Cory Damm, spoke with Pizza Today about why restaurant owners need to make…

#BehindYourBusiness: What Goes into a Macaron

This month on #BehindYourBusiness we are putting the spotlight on the sweet, French treat, macarons. A favorite of many, macarons are known for their vibrant variety of colors, flavors and unique texture. Woops! an NYC-based macaron franchise, knows how to make the perfect macaron while creating out of the box flavors for dessert enthusiasts to…

LeaseQ in Entrepreneur Magazine

We are thrilled to announce that we have been featured in Entrepreneur magazine in a piece about alternate financing solutions for small business owners. A heartfelt thank you to our incredible borrowers, Jared Forman, owner and chef at deadhorse hill restaurant and café, and Isaiah Stanback, owner of Steadfast Fitness and Performance, who are highlighted…

How to Raise Capital Without a Bank Loan

Bank loans are becoming increasingly difficult to secure, leaving thousands of entrepreneurs confused, discouraged and wondering how to move forward. Enter alternate lenders, organizations created to help business owners raise the capital necessary to pursue their goals without needing a bank loan. LeaseQ CEO Vernon Tirey and co-owner of SteadFast Fitness and Performance, Isaiah Stanback,…