May 18, 2022


Its All About The Money

Merchant Growth | Interview with David Gens – Business Funding for Success

14 min read

David Gens is the President & CEO at Merchant Growth, an alternative lending provider specializing in small businesses. In this interview, we talk about important things business owners need to keep in mind when looking for business financing, things to avoid and general trends we’ve noticed in the industry.

Video Contents:

00:00 – Intro
01:25 – David’s Entrepreneurial Journey & Inspiration for Merchant Growth
03:27 – Merchant Growth’s Mission
05:04 – How Do Financing Options Work?
06:12 – Merchant Opportunities Fund
07:45 – Reasons to Take On A Business Loan
09:39 – Things to Keep In Mind when Getting A Loan
10:57 – Things to Keep In Mind For Getting Qualified
12:06 – Things to Avoid
13:51 – Changes In The Industry In The Last 5 Years
16:11 – Did Demand For Capital Go Up?
16:49 – Challenges Business Owners Experience & How to Overcome Them
17:59 – Can The Borrower Experience Be Improved?
19:24 – Trends in U.S. & Canada
20:40 – Advice For New Entrepreneurs


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