Riviera Participates in Community Food Drive

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Mercerville office food drive participants

This past week, our Northeast office in Mercerville, NJ participated in a local food drive for the Mercer Street Friends.  The northeast team collected specific food and personal care items that the local community was in need of.

The Mercer Street Friends Food Bank channels 2.7 million pounds of food and groceries annually to a network of 80 local food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, meal sites, schools, senior disabled programs and low-income housing sites.

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Riviera Finance Attends Bakken Oil Show in Williston

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Riviera Finance at the Bakken Oil & Gas ShowRiviera Finance was an exhibitor at the Bakken Oil & Products & Services Show on October 3-4.  The event was attended by companies in all sectors of the oil industry.  Riviera is a regular attendee due to our experience providing working capital to businesses in the oil & gas industry for almost 50 years.  We enjoyed visiting with many of our clients in the Bakken region and learning about the new technologies in the industry.  We left with a have a high level of respect for the companies and individuals working in the Bakken territory. Read more

Riviera Finance Reviewed on Merchant Maverick

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Riviera Finance Gets a Five Star Rating from Merchant MaverickRiviera Finance was given a Five Star rating on Merchant Maverick, an online review website of financial and other business services for small business owners. The review was published on April 7, 2017 by Bianca Crouse.

Merchant Maverick said in closing, “Riviera Finance is best for growing B2B and B2G businesses that need invoice factoring to solve cash flow problems, especially if your business is close to one of this company’s local offices.”

Riviera Finance Merchant Maverick Review

 

 

The highlights of the review included:

  • Invoice factoring
  • Non-recourse factoring
  • Startups okay
  • Poor credit okay
  • No startup fees
  • No monthly minimums
  • Friendly customer service

The review touches on a range of business areas of Riviera Finance, such as services offered, borrower qualifications, application process and customer service and technical support, among other areas.

We are pleased to be featured on a review site that provides ample facts and details for prospects to make informed decisions.  And, although our product is essentially simple, our industry is complex with many details to be understood. We explain invoice factoring on our What Is Factoring page, but it’s nice to see a well-known comparison site break it down for our potential clients.

Amad Ebrahimi, who founded Merchant Maverick in 2009, said he started the company out of frustration with all of the misinformation and “shady tactics” that he saw online when trying to conduct business. Merchant Maverick spends dozens of hours researching and testing each company or product, so the user doesn’t have to.

Get more information about Merchant Maverick and their rating process on their website.

We Are Celebrating National SBDC Day

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Celebration SBDC Day | Riviera FinanceNational SBDC Day is March 22 and we are joining the celebration. Nearly 1,000 Small Business Development Centers across the United States will celebrate the small business community with events, public relations initiatives, and social media campaigns designed to highlight the importance of small business on economic development nationwide.

Local SBDC Offices Offer Free Training

According to the ASBDC: Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to their local SBDCs for FREE face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training, on topics including:

  • Writing business plans
  • Accessing capital
  • Marketing
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Technology development
  • International trade

The U.S. Small Business Administration reports: Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities, SBDCs foster local and regional economic development through job creation and retention. As a result of the no cost, extensive, one-on-one, long-term professional business advising, low-cost training and other specialized services SBDC clients receive, the program remains one of the nation’s largest small business assistance programs in the federal government . The SBDCs are made up of a unique collaboration of SBA federal funds, state and local governments, and private sector resources.

SBDC assistance is available virtually anywhere with 63 Host networks branching out with more than 900 service delivery points throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Learn more about the SBDC on their website.

Riviera Finance Supports the SBDC

Riviera Finance has sponsored numerous SBDC events and activities over the past 10 years.  Our affiliation allows us to access critical resources for our small business clients to ensure their growth and success.

Learn more about how your local office is celebrating SBDC Day.