for Small Businesses
with Big Ideas
A trusted ally in critical times, TAP’s financial expertise and decades of collective experience make it a difference-maker for small and medium-sized businesses, no matter the assignment or mandate.
Innovative Financing Solutions
Purchase Order & Supply Chain Financing
Positioning to Maximize Potential
Customized Solutions to Problematic Situations
TAP Financial Partners had its origins in the desire to fill a void for small and medium-sized companies that traditionally didn’t have access to firms with the expertise, experience, and resources to help them to realize their business potential.
The quest to make a difference for companies at all stages in their history continues to drive the senior-level pros that created TAP, a privately-held, boutique merchant bank that offers client-centric advisory, restructuring, and fundraising services to a select group of clients and affiliates. With Tap Financial Partners, you’ll have the resources to succeed.
10 Biggest Challenges Faced by Small Businesses
One of the many risks a business faces is customer concentration. In general, if a large customer represents more than 10% of revenues, the business is exposed to customer concentration risk.
You can do a lot, but you can’t do it all or hire all the people you need at critical times in your development. It’s that plain and simple. Do I need, can I afford and should I bring on outsiders to assist?
While the effect of COVID-19 on small businesses can’t be overstated, it is far from the only threat companies face. Inflation is on the rise, and so are the number of tough choices that need to be made by those in decision-making roles.
While COVID-19’s effect on consumers and corporations has been widely publicized, supply chain disruption has hit small businesses especially hard, since many don’t have the reserves needed to weather unexpected and devastating changes.
With banks largely disinterested in funding small and medium-sized companies and traditional crowdfunding often not delivering adequate amounts of capital, businesses with growth agendas were left between a rock and hard place.
It was time for a new ‘IDEA’ . . .
Email can be an effective marketing approach for your small business, but it takes more than a ‘spray & pray’ approach to be successful. Thinking of getting in the game? Here’s what can be done to optimize the (electronic) mail you send.