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Why Overnite Capital?

“With so many different firms offering financing services, how do you decide which company is the right fit for your business loans?”

When choosing the right financing solution, it is important to consider various factors that will affect your business’ timeline. For example, what are the monthly minimums? How quickly will you be able to […]

November 5th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Overnite Capital?|

How to Get Your New Business Funded: Factoring vs. Equity

After coming up with the idea for a new business, you will need funding to make your dream a reality.  Two main options to consider when seeking funding are factoring and equity. By understanding the features of both and the role they play in finance, you can make the soundest decision for your new […]

January 20th, 2015|Factoring|Comments Off on How to Get Your New Business Funded: Factoring vs. Equity|

Fast-paced entrepreneurs face growing pains

Entrepreneurs, for the most part, can develop a universal agreement of affection for one word: growth. Any startup business for example, should be delighted by the prospect of having more orders for their goods and services and being able to expand with the flow of revenue coming in.

It may be the case however, where […]

June 19th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur|Comments Off on Fast-paced entrepreneurs face growing pains|

Startup Slip-Ups to Avoid

Startups face a lot of challenges in their initial stages of growth. This blog has covered some of the team dynamics and social media strategies that startups can employ.

Entrepreneur Magazine however, recently covered four potential problems that can plague startup businesses: (1) over-developing an initial product; (2) making sure that those who support the […]

June 12th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur|Comments Off on Startup Slip-Ups to Avoid|

Factoring In Small Business Tax Credits in California

The “California Competes” program, overseen by the California Office of Business and Economic Development (also known as GO-Biz), will boost small businesses across California via tax credits. It’s a good program. But it could take years for a small business to benefit from the tax credit, that is if the small business fulfills all […]

June 10th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Factoring In Small Business Tax Credits in California|

Turning a Hobby into a Business

Most people aspire to love their jobs. While this is a good goal to live by, some individuals also want to turn their hobbies-past time activities such as making arts and crafts, baked goods, or clothes- into a profession.
For these entrepreneurial individuals who want to take their hobbies into a business yielding sizable profits, […]

June 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Turning a Hobby into a Business|
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    Square Capital: a solution to the cash-strapped entrepreneur?

Square Capital: a solution to the cash-strapped entrepreneur?

Square, the popular company that assists small business owners in processing mobile payments, took the new step in supporting the business community. On May 28, 2014, Square Capital was launched. The company will now offer businesses cash advances against future sales.

Square claims that under the pilot program that preceded the official announcement of Square […]

June 3rd, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur|Comments Off on Square Capital: a solution to the cash-strapped entrepreneur?|

Allocating Equity for Success

For most startup businesses, offering money to partners isn’t an option. Instead, most entrepreneurs will offer the potential of the business by offering equity. How can one be sure however, that the equity of a company is being divided in a strategic and smart manner?

Weston Bergmann, the lead investor in BetaBlox, offers four different […]

May 29th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur|Comments Off on Allocating Equity for Success|

Smart phones sync small businesses with success

The smart phone has innovated the way that individuals communicate with one another. Whether it’s Snapchat, Instagram, or Facetime, the smart phone should be seen as a revolutionary tool that has truly changed Western society. It should be no surprise then, that smart phones have revolutionized entrepreneurs’ approach to small businesses as well.

The Associated […]

May 27th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur|Comments Off on Smart phones sync small businesses with success|

Is Public Relations Necessary For a Start-up?

Start-up businesses have to consider how to invest their precious, finite resources. Whether a business owner is considering investing in advertising or marketing, public relations is a factor that is too often neglected.

The answer may be more complex than a simple yes or no. According to Taryn Langer, co-founder of Moxie Communications Group, it depends on […]

May 22nd, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur|Comments Off on Is Public Relations Necessary For a Start-up?|