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Seek Capital has Increased Business Efficiency While Going Green!

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Seek Capital has Increased Business Efficiency While Going Green!

Seek Capital has gone green and in the process improved business efficiency by making a few important changes to the company

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LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Seek Capital, the leading provider of startup business loans in the United States, has proudly gone green. Seek Capital noticed that it was using a significant amount of earthly resources and with a few simple changes, the company could significantly reduce the impact it has on the environment while simultaneously improving efficiency and enjoying the same quality of life.

With a few simple changes, on an annual basis, Seek Capital has been able to eliminate: 12,000 pieces of paper, 200 pounds of ink and toner, 3,000 coffee pods, 8,000 glass bottles, 30,000 pieces of plastic flatware, 15,000 plastic plates, 8,000 plastic cups and successfully taken over 10 commuting cars off the road.

The management team at Seek Capital got together and looked at what changes could be made that could have a positive benefit and the plan was executed within 30 days. Initiatives include: moving all client contracts to be paperless, utilizing Adobe Sign technology, reducing printing by utilizing screen based meetings, printing double sided where possible, eliminating coffee pods and introducing coffee bean based coffee maker, introducing flatware, plates and cups to the office kitchen, introducing a beer keg to reduce beer bottle wastage and offering staff financial incentives to carpool or utilize public transportation.

The initiative was prompted by several staff member suggestions and spearheaded by Seek Capital CEO, Roy Ferman. As a father of two young children, Mr. Ferman is passionate about leaving the environment in a better state for the next generation and sees these initiatives as the first of many for the Seek Capital team.

With respect to the response by the entire staff, CEO Roy Ferman stated: "I've been completely overwhelmed at how quickly everyone jumped on board to help, provide additional suggestions and take a pro-active role in reducing the office waste. By sharing the sheer volume of how much our office was throwing away on a monthly basis, you could see the shock in people's eyes. When we asked everyone to get on board, rather than reluctance, we witnessed a stampede of volunteers. I couldn't be more proud of what our team is doing and what they will continue to do."    

The company enjoys a happy hour each Friday afternoon and was going through almost 200 beer bottles. By introducing a refillable beer keg to the office, they were able to save money, offer more beer to the team and eliminate the 200 bottles a week of waste.

Ferman said, "It sounds crazy to tell my wife, friends, investors and other business owners that part of our going green strategy is to get a beer keg in the office. It definitely gets some looks, but it's actually one of the easiest and most impactful moves we made. They all came around when we shared the comparison numbers"

ABOUT SEEK CAPITAL
Seek Capital is the leader in startup business loans in the form of an unsecured line of credit. Launched in 2015, Seek Capital has helped solve the challenge of early stage business owners obtaining capital to launch and grow their small business.

The company has grown by combining the Seek Capital proprietary lender matching platform, Capital Seeker® with its dedication to providing a hands-on, consultative approach to each client. By utilizing the Capital Seeker® the company is able to provide real time underwriting decisions allowing business owners to instantly know their funding options.

To date, the company has used the matching software for over 20,000 successful applications for unsecured lines of credit across the United States. Seek Capital has an A rating with the Better Business Bureau, is a consistent Top 3 rated or Winner of Lending Tree's Lender Award and was Ranked #44 by Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2017.

 

SOURCE Seek Capital

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