Why First Star Capital
American businesses of all sizes have come to rely on First Star as a trusted funding partner. Our track record of integrity and excellence makes us stand out, but our reputation and relationship driven approach to business is why our new clients become repeat clients.
Our rates are always competitive, but more importantly our programs are flexible and accommodating. By partnering with First Star you are aligning your company with a professional and ethical commercial lender.
Here are a few more reasons to choose First Star:
- We have been successfully funding American businesses for over 10 years.
- We are a Licensed Finance Lender in the state of California.
- You might be surprised how many lenders in California are not licensed!
- Offer the most comprehensive and competitive equipment financing programs in the industry.
- First Star was funding equipment loans and leases throughout the economic downturn – very few companies can say this.
- We are an independent direct lender (not owned by a bank)
- Being a direct lender means there is no middle man – First Star approves financing requests quickly and
efficiently with no hidden fees.
- In addition to being a direct lender we also work with a large network of wholesale funding sources to enhance our ability to fund your business.
- First Star is a reputable company with impeccable references and an “A” rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
- Our accreditation means that First Star has a proven track record for being honest, dependable and responsive.
- First Star is an employee owned company – owners have a vested interest in customer satisfaction that is more substantial than what might be common with a traditional employee.
- You will almost always be able to speak directly with a Certified Leasing Professional or a principal of the company.
- We have three CLP’s (Certified Leasing Professionals) on staff. There are several thousand equipment finance / leasing firms in the U.S. but there are less than 250 CLP’s.
- Our team is comprised of highly trained professionals who are friendly & knowledgeable. First Star values your business and is dedicated to great service and the ultimate success of our clients. We take pride in being harder working and more motivated than our competitors.
- First Star is a proud member / sponsor of two prominent industry associations; the NEFA (National Equipment Finance Association) and the NAELB(National Association of Equipment Leasing Brokers).