Small Business Financing in Texas

With offices in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, El Paso, Lubbock, and Dallas/Fort Worth, Elan combines small business financing in Texas with a personal touch. Small Business Financing in Texas At its core, alternative lending refers to the lending industry outside of traditional banks. But in recent years, especially since the 2008-9 financial crisis, alternative lending has […]

Buying a Business with a Broker

So you are thinking of buying an existing business, Congratulations! Buying a business with a broker is the smartest move you can make. Buying a Business with a Broker – Elan Capital So you are thinking of buying an operating business. Congratulations are in order. Owning a small business is both financially and personally rewarding. […]

Personal Credit vs Business Credit

As a small business, your personal credit and business credit are closely linked in the eyes of lenders. So it is important to take steps to protect both. Personal Credit vs Business Credit As a business owner, you have not one, but two credit scores. But let’s back up for a moment. If you are […]

10 Reasons Using a Broker to Sell Your Business Works

10 Reasons using a broker to sell your business works. Not all business brokers are alike. But at Elan Capital, we know the small business market.  There are a lot of qualities that make up a good business broker. There are even more qualities that make up a great broker. But when it comes to […]

5 Small Business Loan Myths

Elan Capital hears small business loan myths on the street all the time. Here are 5 small business loan myths – Busted.  5 Small Business Loan Myths – Busted – Elan Capital Inc. As a small business owner, you may have have heard how difficult it is to obtain a small business loan. But don’t […]

What is Alternative Lending?

If you are a small business, you may be asking What is Alternative Lending? This guide from Elan Capital will help answer your questions. What is Alternative Lending (and when it isn’t alternative) What is alternative lending? First a loose definition. Alternative small business financial services are typically provided by “non-traditional-bank” financial institutions. These alternative financial […]

5 Important Questions to Ask When Buying a Business

5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Business

Buying a business in Dallas, or anywhere, can be frustrating. But don’t forget these 5 important questions to ask when buying a business. 5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Business In order to better protect themselves, business buyers typically have a list of questions that hopefully will shed light on the historical performance and […]

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My Small Business Needs $10,000 Now – Options?

Many small businesses have discovered it’s virtually impossible to get a loan from a traditional bank, but your small business needs $10,000 now. What are the options? My Small Business Needs $10,000 Now – Options? So your small business needs $10,000 Now. Like by the end of the week. In time for payroll. It can […]

Buying a Business - Forget the Asking Price

Buying a Business – Forget the Asking Price

When buying a business – forget the asking price, because it has nothing to do with the eventual purchase price. How Elan Capital can help. There’s a popular saying regarding the asking price of a business for sale: “a business is overpriced the day it’s listed for sale.” Experience shows, there’s more truth than fiction […]

Selling Your Business in Texas

When selling your business in Texas, you don’t want any buyer, you want the best buyer. Utilizing a broker like Elan significantly increases your chances. Selling Your Business in Texas When selling your business in Texas, you don’t want just any buyer, you want the very best buyer for your situation. With the business market […]

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Loans for Insurance Agencies in Dallas

Elan has loans for insurance agencies in Dallas. Elan Capital specializes in insurance agency loans, traditional banks don’t understand insurance, we do. Loans for Insurance Agencies in Dallas and Across the U.S. If you’ve ever applied for a loan from a bank, you know banks don’t understand insurance agencies. In fact, banks would rather purchase […]

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Buying a Business Using a Broker

Whether you are buying a business using a broker, or you are about to sell a business using a broker, here are some tips to keep in mind. Buying a Business Using a Broker One of the most frequent questions in the business world often revolves around buying a business using a broker. Not unlike […]

5 Tips for Increasing the Value of Your Restaurant

Use these 5 tips for increasing the value of your restaurant, so that when the time comes to sell, you get better offers. 5 Tips for Increasing the Value of Your Restaurant – Elan Capital It might be soon, it might be decades, but the day will come when you say to yourself, “You know, […]

Need a Business Loan? Four Questions

Do you need a business loan? No matter what type of business loan you are seeking; SBA, Bank or Alternative, you’ll need to answer these four questions. Need a Business Loan? Four Questions You’ll Need to Answer No matter what type of business loan you’re seeking, whether it’s an SBA loan, a loan from a […]

Business Funding in Dallas

Bank underwriting standards have changed drastically since 2009, and many businesses take advantage of alternative business funding in Dallas. Business Funding in Dallas What a difference a few years makes. Very few banks are lending to small business owners, construction companies, restaurants, start-ups and more these days. The reality is that with changes in the […]

Business Construction Loans in Dallas

Elan Capital is the home for business construction loans in Dallas. Fast capital for your business construction or renovation project in the Dallas area. Business Construction Loans in Dallas Looking for business construction loans in Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, and the surrounding area? Need a construction loan or a commercial renovation loan? Are you building an […]

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Don’t Overpay When You Buy a Business

If you are in the market to purchase an existing business, you need to examine the company carefully to ensure that you don’t overpay when you buy a business. Don’t Overpay When You Buy a Business If you are currently in the market to buy an existing business here in Dallas (or anywhere for that […]

Buying a Business in Dallas

Franchises, Start-ups, Home Business, MLM’s, and Existing Businesses – Here are are some factors to think about when buying a business in Dallas. Buying a Business in Dallas With so many options available, the question becomes which lane of the business-ownership highway should you pursue? Between franchises, existing businesses, start-ups, home-based businesses and MLMs, it can become […]

5 Financing Mistakes New Business Owners Make

As a new business owner, with so many balls in the air, it’s not uncommon to drop a couple. Here are 5 financing mistakes new business owners make. 5 Financing Mistakes New Business Owners Make Not meeting with an accountant or financial professional frequently Remember, running a small business is an incredibly complex situation from […]

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Access to Business Capital Holding You Back?

Is access to business capital holding you back? Do your competitors seem more nimble? They may be accessing capital funding, and you can as well. Is Access to Business Capital Holding You Back? A 2016 Dun & Bradstreet report is out and the economic outlook for small businesses has some good news, except for one […]

Selling a Business in Dallas (or anywhere else)

Over the next decade, 6 of 10 U.S. business owners plan to sell their companies – here are some steps to take to get the maximum value for your business. Selling a Business in Dallas Over the next decade, six out of ten U.S. business owners plan to sell their companies. This is a noticeable […]

Business Sellers Getting Top Dollar

Business sellers getting top dollar in early 2016 and business owners are cashing in here in Dallas and elsewhere. Business Sellers Getting Top Dollar BizBuySell reported earlier in April, that the median revenue and median cash flow of small businesses sold in the first quarter of 2016 reached their highest levels since they first started tracking […]

Small Business Working Capital

At Elan Capital, we are experts at connecting owners with small business working capital they need to start or grow their business. Small Business Working Capital Do you, or perhaps someone you know, need a business loan or business line of credit to start, build, buy, or grow a business? Well, you are not alone. […]

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Sale-Leaseback Financing

Sale-Leaseback Financing is a useful tool for companies needing working capital who do not want to use their bank lines, or have credit issues. Sale-Leaseback Financing The last 7 years or so have been a very difficult time for middle / small businesses. The general U.S. economic situation has affected many businesses’ ability to fund […]

Office Equipment Business for Sale in Dallas

Looking to buy a business in Dallas? Elan has established businesses for sale including a 22 year old office equipment business for sale in Dallas. Office Equipment Business for Sale in Dallas County If you are looking to own a business, you can hit the ground running by buying an established business instead of starting […]

Dallas Business Funding

If you are searching for Dallas Business Funding, Elan Capital is here to help. The deregulation of the banking industry has made new choices available that never existed before. Dallas Business Funding The friendly folks at Elan Capital provide fast, professional, informative alternative business funding services here in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. We specialize […]

Fast Small Business Loan

Do you need a fast small business loan? Get the capital you need for your business fast! $4k-$2MM into your bank account tomorrow from Elan Capital.Need a Fast Small Business Loan?Then make the call to Elan Capital and get the capital you need for your business…..Fast!If we could put $4K to $2MM into your bank account, […]

Can Factoring Grow Your Business?

Can factoring grow your business? Yes. Since the recession of 2009, factoring has grown and become more flexible. Historically, factoring was for a large purchase, today it’s used for much more. Can Factoring Grow Your Business? Prior to the post recession credit crunch, factoring was common in industries that faced large one-time expenses such as […]

Business Start Up Loans

Approval for business start up loans, even when your credit is good, can be difficult. The good news is there are many funding programs at Elan Capital. Business Start Up Loans Sally wants to open a banner printing business. The printer will cost $50,000. She does not own a home, but has a credit score […]

5 Important Factors When Selling a Business

Business owners typically choose to sell their businesses for many reasons, from profiting financially to pursuing other business ventures or even retiring. Except in more extreme circumstances, the decision to sell your business should not be made hastily. Here are 5 important factors when selling a business that can help determine who you choose to […]

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Alternative Financing For Small Business

The percentage of total bank business loans that go to small businesses has steadily declined over the last two decades, from just over half in 1995 to well under 1/3 currently. As banks lend less and less to small businesses, other alternative options are filling the gap. Two decades ago, “non-traditional” business loans really were not […]

Notice Anything Different?

Notice Anything Different?

You may have noticed some serious upgrades in our digital world here at Elan Capital. Take a look around, and let us know what you think. Notice Anything Different? We are pleased to reveal our newly designed website for Elan Capital, Inc. When Google announced the most impactful changes in their history to the mobile […]

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5 Important Factors When Buying a Business

If you are thinking about buying an existing business, here are 5 important factors when buying a business. Sometimes it makes more sense to buy an established business than to start one up from scratch. It’s a great way to hit the ground running. While buying an existing business typically involves more upfront cost, it […]