Advisory Services

Because financing and technical support work hand-in-hand to improve business growth, we offer our digital advisory services to our clients for free.

Fresh Mart, Philadelphia, PA
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As a small business owner, you need more than just capital to succeed: you need guidance from experienced mentors and access to tools that make your life easier.


MENTORING SERVICES THROUGH
businessadvising.org

We've partnered with our friends at Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) to bring their BusinessAdvising.org initiative to our clients. BusinessAdvising.org matches entrepreneurs with experienced business advisors who provide tailored, one-on-one assistance. These advisors share their expertise in marketing, operations, strategic planning, and financial analysis to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses and create new jobs. BusinessAdvising.org companies have grown their revenues by an average of 25% and have added jobs at 10 times the national level.

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LISC INSIGHT FINANCIAL TOOL

Keeping track of your company's finances while running its day-to-day operations can be daunting. We offer a free online tool called LISC INSIGHT to help you better understand your company's financial health so that you can make informed business decisions. LISC INSIGHT allows users to analyze financial metrics including business cash flow, net income, company valuation, business spending and trends, business strengths and weaknesses, and more. It even creates automated financial reports that you can share with colleagues, lenders, or investors.

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Three Babes Bakeshop

Above: Three Babes Bakeshop used BusinessAdvising.org for business development and financial planning advice.

By becoming a volunteer business advisor on the BusinessAdvising.org platform, you can help positively impact a small business looking to scale - like Three Babes Bakeshop.

After a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2011 and employing their own social media efforts, Lenore and Anna of Three Babes Bakeshop saw their farm-fresh pies catching national attention. Honored as one of America’s best pie spots with “quite possibly the world’s most perfect pies,” their small business clearly had growth potential. But where would they source their support?

They turned to BusinessAdvising.org to access the expertise of its ... Learn More

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Tlaolli Tamales, Indianapolis, IN
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