Team member matthew

Ezra Cabrera



Indiana University Bloomington


GovCon Financing Expert, Asset Based Lending, Invoice Factoring, SMB Advocate

Featured In


Matthew Gillman is the founder and CEO of SMB Compass, a bespoke business financing company focused on providing financing and education to small businesses across the U.S. The company has provided over $250 million to more than 1,250 businesses. Coming from a family of small business owners sparked Matthew’s passion to not only become an entrepreneur, but also to work with his fellow entrepreneurs to build long-lasting relationships.

Articles by Ezra Cabrera


S Corp vs C Corp: What You Need to Know

By Ezra Cabrera / January 10, 2022

If you’re starting a new company or changing your business structure, one of the major decisions you need to make…

Read More
small business grants for women

7 Grants for Women in Business | SMB Compass

By Ezra Cabrera / January 4, 2022

Did you know that women-owned companies represent 42% of all businesses in the United States?

Read More
Profitability Ratios

Profitability Ratios: What it Is and Why It Matters

By Ezra Cabrera / January 3, 2022

Calculating the company’s profitability ratios is one of the most effective ways for entrepreneurs

Read More
Not approved for ppp loan forgiveness

Not Approved for a PPP Loan Forgiveness? Here’s What to Do

By Ezra Cabrera / November 8, 2021

One of the notable perks of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is that PPP loans can be forgiven…

Read More

When Is the Best Time to Apply for PPP Loan Forgiveness?

By Ezra Cabrera / November 2, 2021

The Small Business Paycheck Protection Program was launched to help small businesses.

Read More
how to value a small business

The Ultimate Guide to Assessing the Value of Your Small Business

By Ezra Cabrera / November 2, 2021

Business valuation is the process of estimating your company’s economic worth.

Read More

4 Best Practices for Business Communication in a Remote Work Era

By Ezra Cabrera / October 5, 2021

With employees, managers, and business owners all reaping the benefits of remote work, …

Read More
small business invoice factoring

Understanding Small Business Invoice Factoring

By Ezra Cabrera / September 16, 2021

Can a business owner turn unpaid client bills into cash on hand?

Read More
heavy equipment financing

Best Small Business Loans for Heavy Equipment Financing

By Ezra Cabrera / September 15, 2021

Some business owners apply for heavy equipment loans even if they have the…

Read More
Equity based financing

Equity-Based Financing: What it is and Where to Get it

By Ezra Cabrera / September 8, 2021

If you’re a veteran business owner, you know how tough it is for many businesses…

Read More