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Finance Exchange Supports Lenders with Digital Transformation

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Finance Exchange is revolutionizing equipment leasing and financing with a white-labeled platform that helps lenders support digital transformation. Equipment lenders struggle to compete with outdated technology and limited financing offers. The Finance Exchange platform digitizes originations and provides an online syndication marketplace to increase approvals. “We are thrilled to be working with equipment lenders to […]

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Paynet Founder Joins FinanceApp as CEO

FinanceApp, private label vendor finance platform, announced today the addition of Dan Michalek as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. As the founder of PayNet, Inc., Michalek brings decades of finance and business lending experience to the table. Michalek is a seasoned technology leader and a serial entrepreneur, having started multiple companies with over 25 […]

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The battle between banks and fintech start-ups. Who will win?

Before the downturn in the economy, 80% of small businesses found financing at their banks. Only after being rejected by the banks, small business owners turned to the internet to look for alternatives. Today, about 80% go online first, and a big portion of those – 60% – do it from a mobile platform. What’s […]

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Small Business Accounting – What Should You Know and What Should You Ask

Just the word – accounting – sends shivers down many spins. But if you run a business, this is the part that will show you, sometimes mercilessly, the state of your affairs. You are not expected to be an accountant. Really. But you are expected to have one that knows what he/she does. You have […]

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Why We Think Culture is Important (And You Should, Too!)

The culture of happiness is upon us, and strangely enough, it started with shoes. Zappos to be exact. After experimenting in his own business with terms such as “Create fun and a little weirdness”, Tony Hsieh, the CEO, wrote a book about his life, core beliefs, and business success and called in “Delivering Happiness” (2010). […]

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Lists that will make you more successful

Memory is one of the most important traits a person can have. It starts in early childhood – some kids can easily retain information after one or two showings, others need repetitions; as much as 7 times is the recommended norm. We are not all blessed with a good memory, although those who master memory […]

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7 Free Online Tools for Small Businesses

Before you grow big and can afford to hire people to do things for you, you do it all by yourself. Technology is here to shorten the time it takes us to do things, so your best bet is to go online to look for an app that will help you do what you need. […]

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5 Tools to Protect Your Businesses Online Reputation

What do you do these days when you need to buy something or retain someone’s services? You go online. Even when a person comes recommended by a flesh and blood person you know, you still should check it online. Maybe it is self-interest that prompted that recommendation? How well do you really know the one […]

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How Cash Flow Can Make or Break Your Small Business

We’ve all heard the saying “Cash is King,” and the term was thrown around a ton during the financial crisis starting in the fall of 2008. But what is it about having cash on hand that makes it so important to a small business? The truth is there have been more than a few entrepreneurs […]

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How to Hire the Best Customer Support People for Your Small Business

Customer support is the face of the company. They represent not only your brand but the culture of the company as well. Today, when everything goes according to plan, most customers won’t encounter a customer support person. Much of the process is automated. But your customers definitely will encounter customer support when something goes wrong. […]