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Women’s Startup Lab: An Accelerator and Entrepreneurship Institute Taking an Inclusive Approach to Disrupting the Tech Innovation Ecosystem

Women’s Startup Lab: An Accelerator and Entrepreneurship Institute Taking an Inclusive Approach to Disrupting the Tech Innovation Ecosystem

In a Nutshell: Access to capital is a fundamental aspect of success for startups across the tech landscape. But female tech entrepreneurs receive dramatically less funding than their male counterparts, even though research shows they deliver superior returns. That's why the Women's Startup Lab set out to change that dynamic. Women's Startup Lab encourages women — and men — to change the male-centric entrepreneurial culture and connects women-led startups with socially committed... read more »

5 Steps: How to Apply for a Business Credit Card

5 Steps: How to Apply for a Business Credit Card

As the name implies, business credit cards are designed for your business needs rather than your personal expenses. Options are available to virtually all business owners, no matter the type of business you engage in or the size and structure of your venture. Business credit cards are even available to people who don’t have positive and established credit. Business cards allow you to keep your personal and business finances separate and build a business credit history that will be... read more »

Financial Automation Platform ScaleFactor™ Introduces a Customizable Charge Card to Optimize Cash Flow Management for SMBs

Financial Automation Platform ScaleFactor™ Introduces a Customizable Charge Card to Optimize Cash Flow Management for SMBs

In a Nutshell: When Kurt Rathmann, then a CFO, needed to run a forecasting scenario to evaluate a business strategy, he knew it would mean a weekend of extra work. So, in 2014, he founded ScaleFactor to help small businesses automate their bookkeeping. And when the ScaleFactor team saw SMBs struggling to integrate cash flow management into their accounting platforms, it set out to streamline those tasks, too. That's why the company introduced a Visa charge card that adds automated,... read more »

6 Capital One® Business Credit Card Reviews

6 Capital One® Business Credit Card Reviews

We’ve all heard and have come to recognize the tagline “What’s in your wallet?” It’s as familiar as “Just do it,” “Got Milk?” and other famous slogans — and it’s worked to build Capital One into a credit card powerhouse. In fact, more than 89 million Capital One credit cards are carried in wallets around the world right now. That’s more cards than the combined populations of the three largest states in America. So, it’s no surprise that many businesses turn... read more »

How Corl Helps Small Businesses Raise Capital Through Revenue Sharing

How Corl Helps Small Businesses Raise Capital Through Revenue Sharing

In a Nutshell: Small business and tech upstarts often get overlooked for financing through traditional avenues. Corl is a modern company that provides equitable access to fast and flexible funding for these types of businesses. Corl’s AI-based technology analyzes the potential value and risks, and can approve its request for capital in two weeks instead of the three to nine months the approval process takes for traditional funding. Derek Manuge, Corl’s CEO, said the company is open... read more »

CreditStacks: A Premium Card Especially Helpful for Professionals Relocating to the U.S. Without a Credit History

CreditStacks: A Premium Card Especially Helpful for Professionals Relocating to the U.S. Without a Credit History

In a Nutshell: For professionals moving to the U.S. from other countries, establishing and building credit can be a significant challenge. But the CreditStacks Mastercard® helps these professionals by offering a premium card that does not require a U.S. credit history. (If applicant has been living in the U.S. for more than one year at time of application, a social security number must be provided and the application review will include a credit check.) The company also seeks to... read more »

10 Best Business Credit Cards for Startups

10 Best Business Credit Cards for Startups

Of all the decisions a startup business faces, choosing a business card may not seem like the most important. But in fact, the right business card can make a significant positive contribution to your new business's cash flow and profitability. Business cards come in a variety of configurations, all with different combinations of opportunities and costs. Opportunities can include generous signup bonuses, attractive travel benefits, lucrative cash back or points-based rewards,... read more »

11 Best Business Credit Cards With (& Without) a Personal Guarantee

11 Best Business Credit Cards With (& Without) a Personal Guarantee

Within the first year of business, roughly 20% of new small businesses will fail. Only about half of new businesses make it to the five-year mark -- and the rate drops down to one third for businesses that make it a decade or more. Given the odds, it makes sense for business lenders to want a little security when it comes to handing out business credit; after all, chances are high that your company will fold within a few years. Hence, the personal guarantee required by many issuers... read more »

Brex Accelerates Startup Growth with Two Credit Cards that Offer Big Rewards and No Traditional Credit Check

Brex Accelerates Startup Growth with Two Credit Cards that Offer Big Rewards and No Traditional Credit Check

In a Nutshell: Brex is a fintech company that offers two unique corporate credit cards to startups and e-commerce businesses. Neither card charges fees for interest, membership, or foreign transactions, and neither requires a personal guarantee or individual credit check for approval. Brex determines credit limits by reviewing a startup’s business bank account balance and an e-commerce company’s sales records to regularly modify credit limits in real time. Both cards offer top-tier... read more »

KnowEm Helps Individuals and Brands Claim and Protect Digital Real Estate on Hundreds of Social Media Platforms

KnowEm Helps Individuals and Brands Claim and Protect Digital Real Estate on Hundreds of Social Media Platforms

In a Nutshell: Social media has become one of the most important ways for businesses to reach potential and existing customers. But to engage those customers, you must secure your brand’s name on each platform before someone else does. For one flat fee, KnowEm secures and registers an individual’s or a brand’s name on its index of more than 500 social media websites and other popular URLs. An optional subscription service continues to register your brand name on up-and-coming... read more »