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Serine Alejandro

Content Writer, 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 Serine Alejandro

Coronavirus Impact on Business

America’s 35 Best Accounting Firms for 2022

By Serine Alejandro / February 28, 2022

Accounting can be a challenge for growing small business owners…

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SBA Announces $3 million grant to bolster small business cybersecurity

By Serine Alejandro / January 30, 2022

To curb the looming threats of a cyber-attack, the Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced…

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QuickBooks Pro vs Premier: Which One is Right for Your Small Business?

By Serine Alejandro / January 24, 2022

Many companies automate their internal processes to 1.) achieve maximum outcomes, while…

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how to start a restaurant

How to Start A Restaurant Business in 2022

By Serine Alejandro / January 14, 2022

Starting a restaurant is a rewarding experience, but how do you actually make it happen?

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restaurant Industry trends

Restaurant Industry Trends You Need to Watch Out For in 2022

By Serine Alejandro / January 13, 2022

When the COVID-19 health crisis started, many businesses struggled to support their daily operations.

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financial mistakes

Starting a Business in 2022? Avoid these common financial mistakes

By Serine Alejandro / December 8, 2021

It’s no surprise that first-time entrepreneurs are more prone to making financial mistakes…

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car maintenance checklist

Car Maintenance Checklist: Everything You Need to Stay Safe on the Road

By Serine Alejandro / November 8, 2021

Regular car maintenance checks are crucial in ensuring road safety. Not only that…

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financing for self-employed

Best Alternative Financing for Self-Employed Professionals

By Serine Alejandro / October 29, 2021

Many self-employed professionals like gig workers or solo entrepreneurs may find it challenging…

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Best small business loans to lower restaurant debt

Best small business loans to lower restaurant debt

By Serine Alejandro / October 21, 2021

If you’re a restaurant owner, you know that delivering the best restaurant experience to your customers …

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purchase order financing companies

Looking For Purchase Order Financing Companies? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Serine Alejandro / October 12, 2021

Do you need more funds to finance your business’ growth? If it’s challenging for you to get loan…

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