How to Develop a Custom Equipment Finance Option for Your Business

Even when manufacturers and resellers prefer to stay out of the financing process, they can still play a role in connecting customers with equipment finance options, positioning their company as a one-stop shop for all of a client’s business equipment needs.

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What Is an EFA Loan and Is It Right for My Business?

When your company requires specialized equipment, the up-front costs of launching a business can be cost prohibitive. This equipment doesn’t come cheap, but without revenue coming into your business, the task of affording this equipment is a barrier to entry for many small businesses.

Equipment financing agreements (EFAs) solve these challenges by providing the funding necessary to acquire essential equipment and spread out its cost over time. If you’re in need of specialized equipment but don’t have the liquidity to afford this purchase outright, an EFA loan might be the perfect financial tool for your business.

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Generate More Sales with Centra's Vendor Hub

Centra does more than offer financing services for equipment vendors and their clients. We also provide our vendor partners with tools to stay in the-loop on leads and transactions, and to improve communication and engagement with their clients.

When you partner with us as a vendor, your business receives access to a customized Centra Vendor Hub that provides a range of tools and features to keep you informed of funding status, improve vendor-customer relationships, and ultimately generate more sales and revenue. 

Here are some specific ways you can use our Vendor Hub to create new sales opportunities and strengthen your overall customer experience.

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Everything You Need to Know About Equipment Financing for Startups

Startups know the importance of maintaining lean operations and keeping costs low. Even when you have cash reserves to cover startup costs, it often makes more sense to line up financing for essential equipment and services, while keeping that cash on-hand to put toward other business needs.

As you seek out equipment to launch your startup operations, equipment financing offers a convenient solution to both of these challenges. The right terms and conditions can help you acquire equipment faster and launch your operations without draining your cash reserves. 

If you’re unfamiliar with equipment financing, here’s what you need to know.

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