“I’ve been in the restaurant industry for over 30 years, starting out in New York City – and had built another profitable business in another industry. But after starting a family and moving to Connecticut, I wanted to take advantage of my extensive background to create a successful restaurant.
So I opened Amici Miei, a café and wine bar that serves delicious food at an affordable price. But to keep up with growth, I needed new kitchen equipment to serve more food more quickly.”
“I did approach banks for financing, but that can be slow. During that time I was contacted by a representative about applying for a merchant cash advance instead of a loan. I admit I was a bit hesitant, but I’m glad I did.“
“Working with 1ST Merchant Funding is easier than with a bank – and the service is excellent.
The daily debits mean I don’t have to worry about monthly payments. And because the 1ST Merchant Funding team understands trends in my business, I can continue to take small advances to meet specific needs without delay or inconvenience.”
“We have been with 1ST Merchant Funding since 2012. We stay for a good reason – great service and convenience that has really helped my restaurant grow!”