We consider the total picture of the borrowing entity, including individuals, the specific property type, state and local license(s), operational history and overall transaction, offering diverse loan terms with an efficient process and underwriting review.
Commercial Bridge Loans
Cash-out and expansions considered
Lease Options to purchase
When your company needs any type of equipment, we’re happy to provide you with a no-hassle equipment lease or equipment financing agreement. Plus, we do it with minimal paperwork, and fast approvals with just one quick and easy application.
Gas Delivery Systems
Processing/Trim Equipment Control Systems
Extraction Equipment (special deals on this type of equipment)
Terms Up to 100% of value of equipment Lease 36 months to 48 months with $1.00 buy out
The Legacy Cash Program for the unbanked community (Cannabis clients) has been solved through this newly created program by our investors. The Legacy Cash Program is a legal way to convert cash into bankable currency and/or deposits. For clients in excess of five million dollars with unusable cash, this program solves your need for getting a good investment. The banking community is unable to take large amounts of cash because of regulations on them. This takes the money that is unusable and gives you an option to reinvest the money and if you choose, get your cash back in electronic form.
Now you want to reinvest in your company by opening a second or third location, improve your equipment, expand your facilities or exercise those lease options. Our investors secured business expansion loan can provide the cash you need to finance these types of activities. We will work with you and your team to underwrite with flexibility providing the structure that will work best for your business. Every loan that we do is unique, and custom tailored to the situation of our client. We will attempt to take everything into consideration, analyzing the business plan, financial projections and operational history. As long as we can meet our underwriting guidelines and the loan request makes sense, and there is an ability to repay the loan, we are interested in your project. When a new opportunity arises, such as expanding into a new location, quick and concise decision making is crucial. We can assist with your need for immediate financing, so waiting to be prequalified can sometimes lead to missed opportunities. Expanding your financial horizons can catapult your small business into the upper echelon of great companies.
Under 250K: 6 months bank statements
250K and over: One year in business 3 M or more in revenue Two years taxes for company and/or associated company Use of Funds Two years Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Year to Date Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet For each owner (10% or more) of the company, provide the following: Two years personal tax returns Personal Financial Statement
A business acquisition loan allows you to buy someone else’s existing, profitable business. It also allows you to buy out your partner(s) for a business you already own. In addition, business acquisition loans can be used to finance the purchase of a well-established business with many locations and a proven model for success. It’s best to use a business acquisition loan to purchase a thriving company; turnaround financing is much more difficult to secure. How Business Acquisition Loans Work To secure small business acquisition financing, you’ll need to prove that both you and the business present minimal risk to the lender. You can do this by providing ample documentation of both your personal finances and the business’s finances. Good credit, minimal debt, and profitability are key. Terms can vary on the amount of the loan.
Loan amount to not exceed 60% of total purchase price
Purchase and Sale documents between seller and buyer
Financials for last three years plus YTD for acquisition
Three years tax returns for acquisition
Inventory list for acquisition
Projections after acquisition
Proof of capital for down payment
Buyer’s company financials for the last three years (if applicable)
For each owner (10% or more) of the company, provide the following: Three years personal tax returns Personal Financial Statements
Seed To Sale Funding is a Troy, MI based debt placement firm, loan broker, and consulting company. We work exclusively in the legal marijuana and hemp industries. Businesses in this space are underserved by regulated banks and credit unions, so we find financing from private sources such as family offices, mortgage companies, and private lenders.
Working with referral partners as well as directly with businesses, Seed To Sale Funding utilizes a variety of loan structures to provide funding for companies seeking $1,000,000 or more in capital, and smaller requests on a case by case basis.
Acquisition of 2 existing retail dispensaries located in a major Michigan city. Excellent locations and established cash flow.
Term Sheet accepted!
Construction and mini-perm loan for a large grow, processing and provisioning center in the Mid-Michigan area.
Term Sheet accepted!
Financing to purchase a large greenhouse operation in Southern Michigan. The operation will be converted to a cannabis grow facility within 6 months.
Loan to refinance an existing maturing loan and provide construction financing for an outdoor and greenhouse cultivation facility located in Ontario, Canada.
Refinancing of an existing provisioning center with profitable operations, located in a Detroit Green Zone. Funds will be used for an expansion to the building and improvements.
Construction Financing for a vertically integrated marijuana producer located within a Green Zone of a major Michigan city.
Judy RinkusCEO and Principal
Judy's experience includes over 30 years of structuring and placing commercial loan transactions. She is an accomplished executive with a history of identifying and capitalizing on new opportunities to expand business and drive revenue and profit growth. Prior to joining The Vortex Group, she held diverse executive positions with a variety of national and regional commercial banks, such as Managing Director at PNC Bank, Senior Vice President at Bank of America, and Vice President at Comerica Bank. She also served as Managing Director at Amherst Partners, a boutique management consulting and investment banking firm.
Judy is active in a variety of professional and civic organizations, including The Association for Corporate Growth, Walsh College (President’s Advisory Board), National Association of Women Business Owners, Inforum (former member of the Board of Directors), Leader Dogs for the Blind, and The Detroit Athletic Club.
Judy is a graduate of The University of Michigan Ross School of Business, with a concentration in Finance.
Nicole SwigertManaging Director
Nicole is a knowledgeable financial professional with over 13 years of senior debt expertise.
She excels in uncovering financial strategies to maximize business potential by appropriately aligning capital structures in conjunction with mitigating risks.
Prior to joining The Vortex Group, Nicole managed banking relationships for public and privately held companies in diverse industries. She most recently was a Vice President at Comerica Bank managing companies headquartered in Michigan with revenues greater than $250 million. In addition, Nicole spent over seven years at PNC Financial Services Group working in various lending capacities such as underwriting, commercial lending, and corporate finance.
Nicole received her business degree with a concentration in finance from Walsh College.
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Built in networking time for personal introductions and engaging conversations with successful people in the extended field surrounding your industry before, during and after
Value priced with group discounted rates to ensure your team can attend, learn, and build together