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Matthew Gillman

Founder and CEO of SMB Compass


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 Matthew Gillman

U.S. Cities That Have Gained and Lost the Most Businesses

By Matthew Gillman / August 24, 2022

| Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter Contents Key Takeaways There are many reasons why some cities see more businesses openings and closures than others. State population, accessibility to major cities, and economic standings all play a large part in how well businesses perform. But which U.S. cities have gained and lost…

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Kids Guide to Money and Finances

Kids Guide to Money and Finances

By Matthew Gillman / July 8, 2022

Money is an important part of our day-to-day life, but on average, almost half of high-schoolers …

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A Glossary of Basic Business Terms

By Matthew Gillman / July 8, 2022

Understanding business jargon is always helpful, whether you’re brand new to the world of entrepreneurship or you’ve been in business for decades and want to keep up with the slang your fellow business owners are using.

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keyboarding games

Business Basics: Keyboarding Games and Lessons

By Matthew Gillman / July 7, 2022

Keyboarding, or the skill of typing on a keyboard, is an important thing to know how to do in today’s business world. Because of our reliance on computers and other technology, keyboarding can be as important as basic math skills.

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Everything Owned by Amazon

Everything Owned by Amazon

By Matthew Gillman / June 15, 2022

Amazon is one of the most well-known and influential companies in the world.

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history of women in business

History of Women in Business

By Matthew Gillman / April 11, 2022

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in America, as people from all walks of life…

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The Ultimate List of High-Income Skills You Can Learn Yourself

By Matthew Gillman / April 7, 2022

You’re probably aware that certain professions pay far more than others…

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Payroll Business Loans: The Top Pros and Cons

By Matthew Gillman / March 23, 2022

Payroll is often the most substantial monthly expense for many smaller businesses.

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Coin Collecting: A Beginner’s Resource Guide

By Matthew Gillman / March 10, 2022

Coin collecting is a hobby that you can start at any age and can last for years to come.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Auto Repairs

By Matthew Gillman / January 7, 2022

For most people, owning a car is a necessity. Vehicle ownership is also an investment…

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