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We want to help you grow your business. Whether it's buying new equipment, renovating your premises, or expanding your business in some other way, we want to help you make it happen. And you don't want to wait until next month, next quarter, or next year. We want to help you do it now! Call us at 239-693-3800 for more info!

Get working funds fast and easy! Here is how...

  • Currently Processing with Sterling Payment Technologies?

  • If you're already processing your card payments with Sterling Payment Technologies, we can generally approve and fund you within 3 or 4 business days!

  • Need to Switch to Sterling Payment Technologies?

  • If you're not processing with Sterling yet, it's easy to switch. We simply download new instructions to your terminal, ECR, or other Point of Sale system. Generally, we can make the switch within 4 or 5 business days and complete funding to you within seven to ten business days! On top of all of this, we still give you LOW processing rates!

    How does Sterling Funding buy Visa and MasterCard future sales?

    Don't think of Sterling Funding as a lender, we buy future Visa and MasterCard sales that will be made by your customers. Here's how it works:

    First, we determine your maximum funding amount. Generally, we look at the average amount of Visa and MasterCard sales you've had in the last 6 months. We fund from a minimum of $5,000 up to a maximum of $100,000, depending upon your average monthly sales and the strength and creditworthiness of your business.

    Once funding has been approved, we set up procedures for automatic repayment from your daily Visa and MasterCard sales, to begin after you've received your funding. Repayment occurs automatically, with Sterling Payment Technologies making a deduction from the daily amount of your deposit. The deduction is a small portion of your daily Visa and MasterCard sales deposits.

    The advantages we offer for your business:

    • Get working funds fast! Locked in percentage rate (if business is slow you pay less).
    • Save up to thousands of dollars over traditional loans!
    • Funds are ONLY taken out of Visa and Mastercard sales.
    • Very flexible, will work where banks won't.
    • Repayment is automatically deducted, never worry about making a payment.
    • Never worry about late or miscellaneous fees, or credit being negatively affected. Plus, get LOW processing rates and use this program again and again.

    Call us today for more info and to get started at 239-693-3800


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is this a loan?

    Sterling Funding is NOT a lender. We buy the future sales of your business, commonly referred to in our industry as "future receivables".

    The particular kind of future receivables that Sterling Funding buys is Visa and MasterCard sales. Let's look at an example: If Sterling Funding buys future Visa and MasterCard sales from Acme Auto Supply, after the funding date, Sterling will gradually deduct scheduled payments from Acme's Visa and MasterCard sales. There are no monthly billing statements, no invoices, and no payment coupons for Acme to review, and no checks for Acme to write; the repayment happens automatically.

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    What is the maximum funding amount?

    Sterling's minimum funding amount is $5,000 and the maximum amount is $100,000. The amount Sterling will fund for your business depends upon the average monthly Visa and MasterCard sales for your business, as well as the strength and creditworthiness of your business.

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    How much does Sterling pay for my receivables?

    Sterling generally purchases the receivables at a 26% discount. This is referred to as the factoring purchase price.

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    How much of my daily Visa and MasterCard sales does Sterling deduct?

    Once the purchase price, total amount to be purchased, and estimated repayment period have been determined, Sterling calculates a daily payment amount required for Sterling to receive the amount of Visa and MasterCard receivables sold. After your business is funded, automatic, small deductions are made from your daily Visa and MasterCard sales.

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    I've been turned down for a loan by my bank, will Sterling be able to help me?

    Unlike banks, Sterling is not a "traditional" financial institution lender. Sterling is often able to enter into a receivables purchase transaction for businesses that banks would not lend to. Sterling is more flexible than banks in terms of the types of business it will work with, the purpose for which the funds will be used, and in some cases, the credit history of the business and the owners of the business.

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    There are some problems with my credit, can I still get help from Sterling?

    Unlike banks, Sterling has greater flexibility when it comes to reviewing past credit experience. We do not enter into transactions with merchants who are currently (or about to become) involved in bankruptcy proceedings. But, credit problems in the past can typically be overcome by a demonstration of current business strength accompanied by a strong likelihood of continued good business trends.

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    Are my business plans too unusual for Sterling?

    Again, unlike banks, Sterling does not have a "fixed" notion concerning how you will use your funding proceeds. Generally, we work hard to understand the underlying business plan and the unique features of each business. If your plans make good business sense, it's entirely possible that we will be able to fund them.

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    What happens if my sales slow down or speed up after funding occurs?

    At the time funding occurs, we schedule a deduction from your daily Visa and MasterCard sales that is calculated as a percent of daily transactions. The percent is fixed, the amount of the payment is not. Generally, therefore, when sales slow, the dollar amount of the deduction is reduced, while when sales increase, the dollar amount of the deduction is increased.

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    Is this a one time only program?

    Sterling Funding is glad to take a look at repeat transactions with merchants. Our experience has demonstrated that when the growth triggered by one working capital transaction occurs, the strategy of your business may change, triggering a new need for working capital. Growing your business is our business. sm

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    Call us today for more info and to get started at 239-693-3800