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Fintech Saves Small Business from Lending Crackdown

Fintech Saves Small Business from Lending Crackdown

We recently reported on the Banking Royal Commission’s inquiry into financial services. Citing the lending crackdown facing small Australian business as a driver of an uncertain economic climate. Getting a small business loan is now even more difficult than before....

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Fintech Saves Small Business from Lending Crackdown

Fintech Saves Small Business from Lending Crackdown

We recently reported on the Banking Royal Commission’s inquiry into financial services. Citing the lending crackdown facing small Australian business as a driver of an uncertain economic climate. Getting a small business loan is now even more difficult than before....

Save Your Business Money: Top 10 Tips

Save Your Business Money: Top 10 Tips

The ballots are in as analysts warn that the next financial crisis will hit in 2020. Small business owners - take heed - and immediately start to save your business money. While the fall-out is anyone’s guess, it’s a good idea to begin getting your proverbial ducks in...

Crowdfunding or Merchant Cash Advance?

Crowdfunding or Merchant Cash Advance?

It seems like every year, new funding trends enter the market. Making it very difficult for small business owners to identify which one is right for them. Two big ones to consider: A Merchant Cash Advance and crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is when you ‘pitch’ your idea to...

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Kira Motley of Gold Coast-based, Grease Monkeys Motor Co., is as hardworking as they come. She runs two businesses as both a mechanic and an electrician, so this feisty lady is not to be messed with. When her partner couldn’t find work, they decided to get their hands...

Business Insights

Save Your Business Money: Top 10 Tips

Save Your Business Money: Top 10 Tips

The ballots are in as analysts warn that the next financial crisis will hit in 2020. Small business owners - take heed - and immediately start to save your business money. While the fall-out is anyone’s guess, it’s a good idea to begin getting your proverbial ducks in...

Influencers: The New Word-Of-Mouth For Retail Marketing

Influencers: The New Word-Of-Mouth For Retail Marketing

You need a handyman, so you go straight to Google right? Wrong. Most likely you will phone a family member or get a referral from one of those other Friends of yours – you know - your ‘nearest and dearest’ on Facebook. The reason is simple. When it comes to...

5 Work-Life Hacks Business Owners Use to Find Balance

5 Work-Life Hacks Business Owners Use to Find Balance

Work-life balance rests on the assumption that time spent wheeling and dealing, should be offset against a good amount of quality downtime. Small business owners, however, face an unusual sort of conundrum where work and life are inextricably linked. So finding a...

Federal Budget 2018: CCIQ Interview Beyond Inc.

Federal Budget 2018: CCIQ Interview Beyond Inc.

Just before the 2018 Federal Budget, Dan Petrie from CCIQ visited Beyond Merchant Capital and interviewed Beyond Inc. Director Larry Prosser. The focus was on what Larry would like to see in the coming budget for small business in Australia, and if he would like to...

Events

FREE Tickets to the Franchising Expo!

FREE Tickets to the Franchising Expo!

The dynamic Brisbane Franchising Expo is the highly influential hub that is best known for bringing together franchisees, franchisors and key industry players in an unparalleled weekend event. This July, Beyond Merchant Capital will be there too, and we look forward...

Press Releases

Merchant Lending A Lucrative Alternative to Bank Loans

Merchant Lending A Lucrative Alternative to Bank Loans

An inability for small businesses to gain loans from banks has given rise to merchant lending: a product with no fixed term credit that can be paid off daily through the business's EFTPOS terminal meaning improved cash flows for business owners. An analysis of the...

First Data partnership enables ‘Pay as You Trade’ finance

First Data partnership enables ‘Pay as You Trade’ finance

Beyond Merchant Capital, a Brisbane-based B2B fintech lender (backed by Capricorn Capital Group and RMI Holdings Ltd) has partnered with First Data, a global leader in commerce enabling technology, to offer small businesses easy access to Pay-As-You-Trade finance....

Loan Repayments Stacked in your Favour

Loan Repayments Stacked in your Favour

We are a nation of small business owners but that doesn’t mean we have to stay small, think small or let big banks treat us like we are small, says Larry Prosser, chief executive of Beyond Merchant Capital. Small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) kick the economy...

Fintech Lending

Crowdfunding or Merchant Cash Advance?

Crowdfunding or Merchant Cash Advance?

It seems like every year, new funding trends enter the market. Making it very difficult for small business owners to identify which one is right for them. Two big ones to consider: A Merchant Cash Advance and crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is when you ‘pitch’ your idea to...

How to Spot a Responsible Lender

How to Spot a Responsible Lender

For small business owners trying to navigate the difficult lay of the 'lend', responsible lending becomes a really big issue. You're probably weary of what is termed as 'predatory lending' - where lenders prey on desperation and lack of options. This type of lending...

Merchant Financing: The Good and The Bad

Merchant Financing: The Good and The Bad

For small and medium businesses in need of a quick and hassle-free business loan, a merchant cash advance (MCA) is a really solid solution. Actually, a merchant cash advance isn't really a loan at all. It's a buy and sell agreement between two parties. Essentially an...

Money Management

Save Your Business Money: Top 10 Tips

Save Your Business Money: Top 10 Tips

The ballots are in as analysts warn that the next financial crisis will hit in 2020. Small business owners - take heed - and immediately start to save your business money. While the fall-out is anyone’s guess, it’s a good idea to begin getting your proverbial ducks in...

How To Capatalise on Seasonal Fluctuations

How To Capatalise on Seasonal Fluctuations

No matter what line of business you are in there is a very good chance that you are affected by seasonal fluctuations. In many cases businesses struggle to capitalise on and plan for these seasonal ups and downs. There are many things that cause seasonal trends:...

Federal Budget

Times running out to claim the $20,000 Instant Asset Tax Write-Off

Times running out to claim the $20,000 Instant Asset Tax Write-Off

Did you know that if you act before the 20th of June 2018, you can claim on the $20,000 Instant Asset Tax Write-Off Scheme? If you think that sounds too good to be true, you’re not alone. Nearly two-thirds of Australian businesses are under-utilising the scheme, most...

Federal Budget 2018: CCIQ Interview Beyond Inc.

Federal Budget 2018: CCIQ Interview Beyond Inc.

Just before the 2018 Federal Budget, Dan Petrie from CCIQ visited Beyond Merchant Capital and interviewed Beyond Inc. Director Larry Prosser. The focus was on what Larry would like to see in the coming budget for small business in Australia, and if he would like to...

Sponsorships

We Proudly Support – Riding Develops Abilities (RDAQ)

We Proudly Support – Riding Develops Abilities (RDAQ)

We at Beyond Merchant Capital are (at our core) about helping others reach above and beyond their limitations. This is why when our friends at RDAQ (Riding Develops Abilities Queensland) approached us to sponsor their July 2018 State Championships, we were thrilled to...

Success Stories

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Kira Motley of Gold Coast-based, Grease Monkeys Motor Co., is as hardworking as they come. She runs two businesses as both a mechanic and an electrician, so this feisty lady is not to be messed with. When her partner couldn’t find work, they decided to get their hands...

Brisbane Florist Blossoms with Merchant Financing

Brisbane Florist Blossoms with Merchant Financing

Lynnette Johnson is the owner of Stones Corner Flower Shop, a lovely florist on the outskirts of the Brisbane city centre. A local clientele of “familiar faces” supports her charming little store, which is built on the delicate balance between events, daily deliveries...

Business Loans

Fintech Saves Small Business from Lending Crackdown

Fintech Saves Small Business from Lending Crackdown

We recently reported on the Banking Royal Commission’s inquiry into financial services. Citing the lending crackdown facing small Australian business as a driver of an uncertain economic climate. Getting a small business loan is now even more difficult than before....

Crowdfunding or Merchant Cash Advance?

Crowdfunding or Merchant Cash Advance?

It seems like every year, new funding trends enter the market. Making it very difficult for small business owners to identify which one is right for them. Two big ones to consider: A Merchant Cash Advance and crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is when you ‘pitch’ your idea to...

How to Spot a Responsible Lender

How to Spot a Responsible Lender

For small business owners trying to navigate the difficult lay of the 'lend', responsible lending becomes a really big issue. You're probably weary of what is termed as 'predatory lending' - where lenders prey on desperation and lack of options. This type of lending...