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Dynamo Software Provides an End-to-End, Configurable Cloud Platform for Alternative Investment Management

Dynamo Software Provides an End-to-End, Configurable Cloud Platform for Alternative Investment Management

In a Nutshell: Dynamo Software is a technology service company that provides a configurable, cloud-based platform that consolidates front, middle and back office operations in a single system, and offers industry-leading solutions in the alternative investments space. The company has operated for over 20 years creating investment management solutions for general and limited partner clients to ensure they can adapt to changes within the industry. Dynamo’s CRM is designed to help fund... read more »

InHerSight Allows Women to Rate and Review Employers and Offers Equitable Workforce Opportunities

InHerSight Allows Women to Rate and Review Employers and Offers Equitable Workforce Opportunities

In a Nutshell: Finding honest reviews of companies based on the treatment of women employees can be challenging for women. InHerSight is an online platform that enables women to anonymously post reviews of their employers and help others get a sense of which companies are the most inclusive. The platform also helps companies improve equitable working conditions and develop a friendly environment for women employees. Equality in the workforce has come a long way since women’s... read more »

TCI Wealth Advisors Honored for Taking a Financial Education Approach to Wealth Management

TCI Wealth Advisors Honored for Taking a Financial Education Approach to Wealth Management

In a Nutshell: TCI Wealth Advisors is a firm that provides fee-only financial advice on investments, taxes, retirement, estate planning and other financial issues clients may encounter. The firm believes that education is essential to helping people gain control over their finances. In recognition of its work in financial education and the nonprofit space, CardRates.com has recognized TCI Wealth Advisors with its Editor’s Choice™ Award. In the world of finance, everybody has... read more »

Test and Learn: Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Equips Student Founders with a Safe Space for Innovation

Test and Learn: Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Equips Student Founders with a Safe Space for Innovation

In a Nutshell: The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is a nationally ranked hub at the University of Utah dedicated to student entrepreneurship and innovation and an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business. The institute boasts a community where students from any major can stay while creating and launching their ideas. The institute also takes a hands-on approach to teaching business that is focused on achievable goals without a structured hierarchy. At the... read more »

Honeywell Introduces Smart Pay as a Contactless Payment Solution for Its Mobile Computer Users

Honeywell Introduces Smart Pay as a Contactless Payment Solution for Its Mobile Computer Users

In a Nutshell: Smart Pay is the newest innovation in payment technology by Honeywell that enables contactless point of sale when integrated with mobile touchscreen devices. The software enables every retail frontline employee equipped with a Honeywell mobile computer to act as a roving cashier. The system helps merchants increase revenue, loyalty and repeat business. Instead of replacing existing merchant payment systems, Smart Pay is designed to integrate into payment solutions and... read more »

SmartCredit Enables Customers To Protect Credit Scores and Maximize Credit-Building Potential

SmartCredit Enables Customers To Protect Credit Scores and Maximize Credit-Building Potential

In a Nutshell: As the threat of identity theft persists, it is more important than ever to monitor credit health and create added layers of protection. SmartCredit allows customers to both build credit and protect it through a number of features. The platform also lets customers save money and learn how to improve credit scores in one location using innovative tools that monitor all accounts. In the current economic ecosystem, there are all kinds of ways our credit can get... read more »

KnowBe4 Trains the Financial Services Industry to Safeguard Against Social Engineering Attacks

KnowBe4 Trains the Financial Services Industry to Safeguard Against Social Engineering Attacks

In a Nutshell: Cyberattacks are a persistent problem online, and there are always new tactics to be aware of. To safeguard against serious cybersecurity risks, KnowBe4 offers training services and advice to banking institutions, corporations and government entities concerned over potential threats. The training platform provides security education and simulated phishing attack exercises so employees can be well prepared. KnowBe4 is always on the lookout for new threats like... read more »

Burkland Helps Emerging Startups Scale Strategically with Financial and Human Resources Solutions

Burkland Helps Emerging Startups Scale Strategically with Financial and Human Resources Solutions

In a Nutshell: Many startups are apprehensive or lack the funds to hire full-time CFOs, accountants, and other essential staff needed for business growth. Burkland Associates offers staffing solutions for part-time, or fractional, professional employment. Through its pool of resources, Burkland can provide expert CFOs to startups on a limited time basis. After a business moves beyond the startup phase, the fractional CFO can transition out, and the business can go into full operation... read more »

Fundbox Recognized for Providing Flexible Working Capital Solutions to 500,000+ Small Businesses

Fundbox Recognized for Providing Flexible Working Capital Solutions to 500,000+ Small Businesses

In a Nutshell: More than 80% of small businesses fail due to poor cash flow management. But traditional lenders tend to neglect SMBs in favor of the higher end of the market. Fundbox provides flexible capital management solutions through its automated lending platform and partnerships to help small businesses optimize cash flow. Working lines of credit from Fundbox help SMBs get to the next level, earning the firm our Editor's Choice™ Award. For small businesses, limiting access... read more »

The Explorer’s Passage Curates Adventure Tours that Guides Travelers to Earth’s Most Ancient Cities

The Explorer’s Passage Curates Adventure Tours that Guides Travelers to Earth’s Most Ancient Cities

In a Nutshell: The Explorer’s Passage (TEP) is a travel company that follows environmentally sustainable practices to take travelers on immersive journeys through history and culture. The company offers curated adventures for travelers whose experience ranges from first-timer to explorer level. TEP is committed to sustainability and adheres to the seven principles of the Leave No Trace ethical code. Travelers also have the opportunity to earn and use card rewards by booking flights... read more »

Melio Allows Small Business Owners to Pay Every Vendor Bill Using a Credit Card

Melio Allows Small Business Owners to Pay Every Vendor Bill Using a Credit Card

In a Nutshell: Melio provides small business owners flexibility in how they pay bills. Melio’s intuitive payments system groups all of a business’s bills into a clean interface. Business owners can pay specific bills and pay vendors right from the application. The application also supports making payments by credit card. And, for a small fee, businesses can use their credit cards to even pay vendors that don’t normally accept credit cards*. Melio gives vendors the... read more »

5 Things to Know About the Costco Anywhere Visa® Business Card by Citi

5 Things to Know About the Costco Anywhere Visa® Business Card by Citi

Some shoppers divide their lives into two eras: BC (before Costco) and ACE (after the Costco experience). There's no doubt that the first trip to Costco can transform the shopping habits of consumers.  The Costco Anywhere Visa® Business Card by Citi serves small business owners who want to take advantage of economical bulk buying and low prices. We've assembled the critical facts for Costco-curious business people who have yet to discover the wonders of warehouse shopping with... read more »

Defiance Curates Thematic ETFs to Help Investors Take Advantage of Next-Generation Trends

Defiance Curates Thematic ETFs to Help Investors Take Advantage of Next-Generation Trends

In a Nutshell: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a popular form of investment consisting of composite stocks. Thematic ETFs are funds that offer the opportunity to invest in companies in the same sector or that contribute to disruptive trends. Defiance ETFs is a registered investment advisory platform for thematic ETFs. It provides an ETF product suite that includes 5G, hydrogen tech, digital economy and others. When most people consider investments, they tend to think about stocks,... read more »

SA Expeditions Offers Private Tours For Travelers Desiring One-of-a-Kind Experiences

SA Expeditions Offers Private Tours For Travelers Desiring One-of-a-Kind Experiences

In a Nutshell: SA Expeditions provides a travel experience that is both transformational and sustainable. The private tours offer clients opportunities for authentic encounters with local communities. The company provides tours worldwide, but its most popular trips are to the remote Peruvian trails. SA Expeditions is a certified B Corp, and holds itself to a high standard of community support and environmental preservation. Travelers on the not-so-beaten trails of Peru are being... read more »

Taxhub: Reap the Financial Benefits of Convenient Online Tax Filing With Top-Tier In-House CPAs

Taxhub: Reap the Financial Benefits of Convenient Online Tax Filing With Top-Tier In-House CPAs

In a Nutshell: Taxhub stands out in the online tax preparation market because it functions as if it were a traditional brick-and-mortar CPA firm, only online. That means it can provide top-tier service with more convenience and lower cost. And while some online services outsource tax work to accountants on the lower end of the CPA pay scale, Taxhub keeps its work in-house. Every tax year, Taxhub CPA experts help filers earn enough extra deductions to more than pay for the cost of the... read more »

Wild Terrains Supports Women-Owned Businesses in Local Economies Through Its Women-Only Group Tours

Wild Terrains Supports Women-Owned Businesses in Local Economies Through Its Women-Only Group Tours

In a Nutshell: Women-only group tours are gaining popularity, but many of them are prepackaged and offer limited options. Wild Terrains is one of the only women tour services that supports women business owners at travel destinations. The company focuses on enriching cultural experiences and encourages women of all ages to participate. Wild Terrains offers luxury tours at affordable prices. Women seeking group tours often find few options. Many women group tours are segmented into... read more »

Thanx Offers Brick-and-Mortar Stores Better Customer Analysis With Enhanced, Data-Driven Engagement

Thanx Offers Brick-and-Mortar Stores Better Customer Analysis With Enhanced, Data-Driven Engagement

In a Nutshell: Thanx is a loyalty and guest engagement platform for restaurants and brick-and-mortar retailers. The company helps businesses grow customer lifetime value through superior data capture, easy-to-use marketing tools, and industry-leading support. Thanx uses innovative credit card integrations to improve the accuracy of purchasing data so marketers can eliminate the guesswork and personalize their guest engagement. In the competitive world of intensive marketing and... read more »

LegalKart Connects Individuals Seeking Legal Advice With Lawyers Who Can Answer Their Questions

LegalKart Connects Individuals Seeking Legal Advice With Lawyers Who Can Answer Their Questions

In a Nutshell: Consumers in India have long found it difficult to find ad hoc legal advice without a long-term contract with a law firm. LegalKart set out to solve that problem and help people who may struggle to have legal questions answered. The app connects Indian clients and lawyers on a pay-by-the-minute basis. The platform includes more than 8,000 lawyers who can answer questions on family, business, and property law, to name a few. Dr. Arvind Singhatiya had a fulfilling... read more »

Doola Helps International Founders Establish Businesses and Banking Relationships Within the U.S.

Doola Helps International Founders Establish Businesses and Banking Relationships Within the U.S.

In a Nutshell: Entrepreneurs who operate from outside the US often find it difficult to form US-registered companies. Doola helps provide all the resources and tools needed to establish a US-based company. Doola offers expert advice on what type of company to form, and the type of banking services necessary for those operating outside of US territories. The banking services include easy access, money wiring, and a business Visa card. When it comes to doing business inside the United... read more »

BELAY Recognized for Helping Businesses Scale Up with Remote Virtual Assistant and Bookkeeping Teams

BELAY Recognized for Helping Businesses Scale Up with Remote Virtual Assistant and Bookkeeping Teams

In a Nutshell: BELAY is a virtual staffing company that offers the services of virtual assistants, bookkeepers, social media managers, and website specialists. Remote work is in high demand these days, and BELAY has positioned itself as a successful service and valuable advocate. In recognition as a leader in providing flexible bookkeeping solutions to small businesses, CardRates.Com has bestowed BELAY with our Editor’s Choice™ Award. Having an innovative product or service is... read more »

Prioritizing Safety, Solo Female Travelers Continues to Build Its Community Through Curated Group Trips

Prioritizing Safety, Solo Female Travelers Continues to Build Its Community Through Curated Group Trips

In a Nutshell: Solo Female Travelers started as a small Facebook club and expanded into a business and information resource that offers a support structure to women traveling abroad. The club provides women with a wide range of advice and safety tips from its government-recognized travel safety index. Aside from connecting with other travelers, women also have the choice of participating in paid group tours led by the club’s experienced experts. Traveling to far-off destinations... read more »

Russell Center Gives Black Entrepreneurs a Path to Business Success with Mentorship and Access to Credit

Russell Center Gives Black Entrepreneurs a Path to Business Success with Mentorship and Access to Credit

In a Nutshell: The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) invests in and teaches Black entrepreneurs the building blocks to create successful companies. In addition to providing funding for businesses, the center enlists experts to guide entrepreneurs through every step of building a product and business. The facility also acts as a professional environment where entrepreneurs can hold investor meetings or collaborate with other businesses. Businesses at any stage of... read more »

Discover Highlights Progress in First DE&I Report and Reveals Future Initiatives

Discover Highlights Progress in First DE&I Report and Reveals Future Initiatives

In a nutshell: By bringing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) into the forefront, Discover has made a solid commitment to advancing its workforce to better reflect the communities it serves. Discover’s first DE&I report in March revealed that the company has achieved many of its goals and is poised to make greater strides in the future. As it pushes company initiatives in a new direction, Discover looks to be a leading figure in the advancement of marginalized groups. For... read more »

Can I Use a Commercial Credit Card to Build Personal Credit?

Can I Use a Commercial Credit Card to Build Personal Credit?

Opening a commercial credit card in your company's name has many benefits. Commercial cards, more commonly referred to as business credit cards, can provide convenience, help with cash flow, and sometimes even offer rewards or cash back on your everyday business purchases.  And in some limited cases, business credit cards may also help you build personal credit. Here’s how. Corporate Cards vs. Small Business Cards There are two types of commercial credit card accounts —... read more »

Biz2Credit Automates SMB Financing and Provides Tools to Help Underserved Entrepreneurs Succeed

Biz2Credit Automates SMB Financing and Provides Tools to Help Underserved Entrepreneurs Succeed

In a Nutshell: Biz2Credit is a digital financing platform for SMBs that delivers funding solutions directly to small business owners in as little as 48 hours. Its extensive collection of free tools and educational resources support immigrant and minority entrepreneurs who may be new to doing business in the US. So far, Biz2Credit working capital and loan solutions have helped more than 200,000 SMBs grow. Rohit Arora and his brother, Ramit Arora, were first-generation US immigrants... read more »