BBB Upgrades 1st Merchant Funding Accreditation to A+

Posted Thursday, September 11 2014 by admin

Miami, FL – 1st Merchant Funding, a leading provider of merchant cash advances and licensee of the industry leading PowerForce® business funding platform, announced that it received the highest possible rating from the Better Business Bureau®. This rating is based on a number of factors evaluated by the BBB including length of time in business, overall business practices and customer experiences.

“Receiving the BBB’s A+ rating is a solid testament to the reputation, business practices and culture that we established back in 2007 when the Company was founded,” said Levi Rosenblum, Founder and Chairman of 1st Merchant Funding. “At 1st Merchant Funding, we focus on the needs and requirements of underserved small businesses we fund, together with partnering with the best agents in the business.”

“Our growth and performance is integrally tied to providing the highest levels of service and professionalism for our small business clients and partners. We are very pleased with this announcement and meeting the seven year threshold to achieve this A+ rating. Together with leveraging our reputation, the PowerForce® Platform and superior customer support, we look forward to expanding our growing leadership position in the small business funding and financial technology markets,” said Stephen Wagman, CEO of 1st Merchant Funding.


About 1st Merchant Funding

Launched in 2007, 1st Merchant Funding is a leading provider of small business funding products available to small and medium-sized businesses. Rather than underwriting businesses by its owners’ personal credit history, 1st Merchant Funding utilizes data aggregation and electronic payment receipts in conjunction with proprietary scoring models to instantly evaluate the financial health of small businesses, and provide immediate working capital as quickly as two business days. 1st Merchant Funding has one of the industry’s largest independent sales networks with over 3,000 independent sales agents marketing its small business funding products. 1st Merchant Funding is also the sole licensee of PowerForce®, the industry’s leading disruptive financial technology platform. To learn more, visit


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Contact: 1st Merchant Funding

Stephen Wagman, 305.517.3904

Chief Executive Officer

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