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12 27 2017

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12 27 2017

National Funding Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” By Entrepreneur Magazine

National Funding Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” By Entrepreneur Magazine

  • Entrepreneur360 is the most comprehensive and respected ranking of private companies in America
  • Ranking is based on innovation, growth, leadership and impact
  • National Funding helps small- and mid-sized business secure the money they need to grow and thrive

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Dec. 27, 2017 – National Funding has been named one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur 360™ List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America.  National Funding is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth and leadership.

“We are honored to be included on the prestigious Entrepreneur 360 List,” said David Gilbert, CEO of National Funding. “Our sustained growth is a tribute to our exceptional employees and 20 years of delivering more than $2.0 billion in capital for more than 30,000 businesses nationwide.  Our focus on building meaningful relationships with small- to medium-sized businesses is the key to our success.  Our philosophy is to provide solutions that meet and exceed the needs of our customers.”

“Our annual evaluation is a 360-degree analysis of top privately-held companies representing and serving a variety of industries,” explains Lisa Murray, Chief Insights Officer of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. “These businesses are real-world case studies for any entrepreneur who seeks to master the four pillars that can greatly impact the longevity and growth of their businesses. With the Entrepreneur 360, success is measured by achieving balance throughout the entire organization, predicated by revenue.”

National Funding helps small business owners grow, thrive and succeed with lending solutions in a diverse range of industries. The company has been recognized on both the Inc. 500 | 5000 list as well as the San Diego Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies list for the past five years. Founder and CEO, David Gilbert, was named San Diego Region Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017 Award Winner in the Finance category by Ernst & Young.

Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study of independently-owned companies, using some proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure four metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.

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About National Funding
Founded in 1999, National Funding is one of the country’s leading financial technology companies for small and medium-sized businesses, providing working capital loans, equipment financing, merchant cash advances, and merchant services. The company believes in American small business owners, and strives to provide fast turnaround, flexible solutions and great service to all its customers and clients in a diverse range of industries including: construction, excavation, manufacturing, retail, packaging, printing, restaurant, telecommunications, trucking, transportation, and waste management, among others. For more information, please visit

About Entrepreneur Media Inc.
For nearly 40 years, Entrepreneur Media Inc. has been serving the entrepreneurial community providing comprehensive coverage of business and personal success through original content and events. Entrepreneur magazine,, and publishing imprint Entrepreneur Press provide solutions, information, inspiration and education read by millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners worldwide.  To learn more, visit


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