January 26th, 2015Small Business Optimism Reaches Three-Year High
Small business optimism is at a three-year high, with 95 percent of small business owners expecting to grow their revenue in 2015. Half of these businesses expect to grow by more than 20 percent, according to a by financial services data provider Kabbage.
Top-of-mind growth issues for the more than 800 companies surveyed include access to capital (48 percent) and ongoing cash flow management (54 percent).
“Many small businesses need a fast and flexible way to get funding to grow their business. The traditional path that banks lay out to get capital is slow, involves a lot of paperwork, and even if you manage your way through that process, many small businesses still get turned away,” Jon Parise, director of customer marketing at Kabbage, told eWEEK. “Small business owners are highly optimistic and have big ideas for how to grow their business.” – See more at: http://www.eweek.com/small-business/small-business-optimism-reaches-three-year-high.html#sthash.2DgLtOst.dpufContinue Reading »