i3 Founder Contributes to Business News Daily article on Small Business Financing Options Without a Traditional Bank

"In its simplest form, a borrower creates an account on a peer-to-peer website that keeps records, transfers funds and connects borrowers to lenders," said Kevin Heaton, CEO and founder of i3. "It's Match.com for money. A key difference is in borrower risk assessment."
Kevin Heaton of i3 contributes to BND

i3 Founder Kevin Heaton contributed to a recent article by Josh Stowers for Business News daily. Kevin’s section covers peer-to-peer funding.

The article summarizes:

  • Venture capitalists are startup company experts. They can provide massive funding, networking and professional guidance to launch your business rapidly.
  • Generally, angel investors don’t ask for any company shares or claim to be stakeholders of your business.
  • The SBA loan guarantee program serves as credit insurance and will cover up to 90% of any losses the bank incurs.

Starting your own company can be a daunting but rewarding process. While a great business plan is crucial for founders, financing is one of the most important elements a small business needs to succeed.

If your small business needs capital but doesn’t qualify for a traditional bank loan, there are several alternative financing methods and lenders that may meet your needs. Here are some of the top financing options for small businesses.

Read the article in full on the Business News Daily website

Kevin Heaton Feature in Authority Magazine 2019

i3 CEO Featured in Authority Magazine

Authority Magazine, a Medium publication, is devoted to sharing interesting “interview series” featuring people who are authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. They use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable. This enlightening interview from Kevin Heaton highlights the “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became the CEO of i3”

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i3 Services, Kevin Heaton The Family CFO and the Family Office Insurance Program

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(This article by Kevin Heaton is reprinted by permission and originally appeared in the Insurance Research Letter, November 2019 issue.)

Leveraging the expertise of a Family Office and guidance of a Family CFO, high-wealth families can conduct the due diligence necessary to identify insurance coverage gaps before crisis occurs.

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Yes, I made Tony Dungy Laugh (and I have a picture to prove it)

I wanted to give you a short recap of an event I attended last month with a presentation by a celebrated man (who I made laugh) for a worthy organization.

I recently finished The Soul of a Team: A Modern-Day Fable for Winning Teamwork by Super Bowl–winning coach Tony Dungy and author Nathan Whitaker.

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i3 Insights – From Family Business CFO to Family Office CFO

When the time to create a family office arrives, many families settle for what, or who, they already know. High net-worth families and their businesses have complex structures and those complex structures are most often understood by either their current CPA or their CFO, but is that the best approach?

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