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Ezra Cabrera



Indiana University Bloomington


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

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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

invoice factoring rates

What You Need to Know About Invoice Factoring Rates | SMB Compass

By Ezra Cabrera / January 23, 2019

Invoice factoring is a type of financing available to business owners that are in B2B or B2G industries.

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lease equipment

5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Lease Equipment | SMB Compass

By Ezra Cabrera / January 22, 2019

Many business owners want to modernize their equipment in order to keep up with the competition.

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supplier financing program

How the Supplier Financing Program Works

By Ezra Cabrera / January 21, 2019

The supplier financing program falls under supply chain financing, also known as reverse factoring.

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landscaping loans

Landscaping Loans for Landscaping Businesses | SMB Compass

By Ezra Cabrera / January 17, 2019

When looking to expand or grow your landscaping business, you’ll definitely need cash – and a lot of it.

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long term loans

Short-Term vs. Long-Term Loans | SMB Compass

By Ezra Cabrera / January 14, 2019

From bridging cash flow gaps to expanding your business operations,

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how to get a loan to start a restaurant updated

How to Get a Loan to Start a Restaurant

By Ezra Cabrera / January 9, 2019

The process of opening a new restaurant has its own set of struggles.

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restaurant business loan

What You Need to Know About Restaurant Busines Loans

By Ezra Cabrera / January 8, 2019

Did you know it takes approximately $498,888 to open a restaurant?

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How to Find the Right Business Loan Broker

Finding the Right Business Loan Broker | SMB Compass

By Ezra Cabrera / January 5, 2019

The business loan industry operates the same way as the real estate industry.

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hotel lending

4 Most Popular Loan Programs to Finance Your Hotel

By Ezra Cabrera / November 20, 2018

Starting or running a hotel costs a lot of money.

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