Have you been busy this tax season? Tax Day is Monday, April 15th, 2019, and many business owners are experiencing different results than normal because of the new tax policies implemented in 2018. Whether you owe or earn (and for most small businesses, it’s owe), you have options to use this tax season to your
Kodiak Cakes puts their start up story on the backs of all of their products. Penny Clark had a recipe from her father for hearty whole grain pancakes that she made for her two boys, Jon and Joel. The summer of 1982, Penny loaded up a red wagon with homemade pancake mix and the boys
FundKite CTO Alex Shvarts was recently interviewed by US World News contributor Rebecca Lake for an article on “Do I Need a Business Credit Card if I’m Self-Employed?” The article discusses the reasons self-employed individuals or the entrepreneurs of very small companies not only should have but essentially need a credit card for their business.
Let’s be real, your tip jar isn’t going to get your restaurant to its next milestone, no matter how many times you provide service with a smile. That’s why so many small, medium and large food service industry businesses are seeking additional financing to meet their working capital needs and take their eatery to the
A social media platform dedicated to booklovers, a community with a reputation of being introverts, might seem like an oxymoron… Until you factor in the obsessive hoarding tendencies bibliophiles tend to exhibit. By tapping into the collective popularity of books, Goodreads slowly but steadily built a devoted following in the multiple millions. Users are able
If you’re still using last year’s marketing plan, you’re behind. In fact, if you’re still following this year’s marketing trends, you’re behind. The key to a successful marketing plan is staying ahead of competitors. You do this by leading the charge into innovative platforms and devices, thinking of enticing products before anyone else, and building
WeWork operates on two key mottos: Do what you love. Make a life, not just a living. The company’s ability to preach and practice this work-life balance is really resonating with millennials and the community first movement, and therefore investors looking for the next Silicon Valley Unicorn, too. @WeWork is revolutionizing the workplace. Since its
Growth capital and working capital can be simplified as long term and short term cash. Each has its own strategies for obtaining and sustaining, and each is important for the health of a business. Business capital is necessary to pay vendors and employees as well as investing in tangible assets that stimulate growth. It’s not
International Women’s Day is recognized every year on March 8th, and this year in 2019, it falls on a Friday. Wondering if and how you should celebrate? While you don’t need to have a formal party, acknowledging the day and making the women of the office feel special can go a long way for those
We are excited to announce our CTO, Alex Shvarts, has been accepted into the invitation-only Forbes Technology Council. He will regularly contribute articles to the thought leading forum alongside fellow technology executives from around the world. The Forbes Technology Council features like-minded CTOs and business executives sharing their expertise on industry practices and business tips.