Channel Financing Week

CRN examines the channel financing landscape and how the move to managed services and cloud services has altered the way solution providers are using financing.

Channel Financing Week

Every day this week, will feature a new article on the changing channel financing landscape. From distributors and national banks to venture capitalists and private equity firms, the number of capital sources and financing options available for solution providers has grown in recent years. CRN looks at how channel financing has changed since the recession of 2009, and how the move to managed services and cloud services has altered the way solution providers are using that financing.

7 Ways To Improve Your Credit Profile -- And Improve Your Bottom Line

While there are plenty of sources for channel financing these days, solution providers still need to be financially sound in order to secure credit and/or capital. Here are seven ways to increase your credit profile.

Solution Providers Leverage VC Firms As New Financing Source

The opportunities generated by cloud and managed services have venture capital firms turning their attention to the channel.

Capital Gains: The Return of Channel Financing

After an extended drought, solution providers say credit and capital investments are flowing again. Here's how the channel financing game has changed.

Wells Fargo Makes Channel Financing Push

Wells Fargo maintains its focus on the channel and its reseller partners with its second latest big partnership with AT&T.

Channel Capital: 10 Financing Options And Programs For Solution Providers

As part of CRN's Finance Week, here are 10 new financing options and programs for solution providers and customers.

Service Charge: How Recurring Revenue Models Are Changing The Channel Financing Game

As VARs transition to offer managed services and the cloud, they are finding that banks just don't understand their new business, or don't want to. Where can they turn?

Dell Brings Financial Incentives To Channel Partners With GE Capital, Wells Fargo

Dell is partnering with GE Capital and Wells Fargo to bring channel partners 60-day extended financing terms to help grow solution provider businesses.