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Merrchant Delivers a Complete Cloud-Based Solution to Perform and Simplify Operations for All Types of Businesses

Merrchant Delivers a Complete Cloud-Based Solution to Perform and Simplify Operations for All Types of Businesses

In a Nutshell: Merrchant is an all-in-one, cloud-based software solution that runs general business functions such as bookkeeping, payroll, and customer relationship management (CRM), among other notable services, for medium to large companies. It costs 80% less than popular ERM platforms, such as SAP and Oracle's NetSuite, while providing the same or better functionality. Furthermore, users can request customizations to handle unique requirements. Merrchant provides 24/7 customer... read more »

RelSci Brings Science to the Art of Business Relationships to Help Financial Institutions Make the Connections They Need to Thrive

RelSci Brings Science to the Art of Business Relationships to Help Financial Institutions Make the Connections They Need to Thrive

In a nutshell: Relationships are critical to success in business. Relationship Science (RelSci) empowers financial institutions to make smarter business decisions by leveraging an underused asset: their web of connections to influential decision-makers. RelSci calls this asset relationship capital. The company’s proprietary technology aggregates and analyzes key data and information on individuals and business, across multiple industries: from energy and media, to manufacturing and... read more »

GoShare Puts the Sharing Economy to Work by Connecting Truck and Van Delivery Professionals with People Who Need Moving Services

GoShare Puts the Sharing Economy to Work by Connecting Truck and Van Delivery Professionals with People Who Need Moving Services

In a Nutshell: Everyone needs help moving at some point, but traditional moving and truck rental services generally offer a lackluster — and expensive — experience. But the GoShare platform allows users to find affordable movers in their area on-demand. GoShare connects independent contractors who own trucks and vans with businesses and consumers who need their services. As a manifestation of the sharing or gig-based economy, GoShare is bringing new levels of service and... read more »

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 »

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 »

GreenWave: How Supporting Restorative Ocean Farm Ecosystems Can Protect the Environment and Deliver Sustainable Menu Items to Consumers

GreenWave: How Supporting Restorative Ocean Farm Ecosystems Can Protect the Environment and Deliver Sustainable Menu Items to Consumers

In a Nutshell: GreenWave’s Co-Founder Bren Smith went from being a commercial fisherman to a restorative ocean farmer whose underwater 3D model has made a splash across multiple industries. The model produces seaweed and shellfish without the need for fertilizer or feed, and it is sustainable and restorative. GreenWave’s 3D ocean farms can also be easily reproduced and scaled to work on virtually any coast. Smith and GreenWave’s innovative practices have received numerous... read more »

Marqui Management Helps Financial Advisors Bolster Branding and Marketing Efforts and Grow Their Businesses

Marqui Management Helps Financial Advisors Bolster Branding and Marketing Efforts and Grow Their Businesses

In a Nutshell: Implementing a strong marketing strategy is key to standing out in the competitive world of financial advising. Marqui Management launched in 2017 with the mission to help financial advisors and other clients from a broad number of industries grow their businesses with impactful branding, marketing, and communications strategies. The company offers expertise ranging from web design and management to SEO and consulting services. Marqui Management also makes it a priority... read more »

12 Best Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards

12 Best Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards

The right business credit card could save your company thousands each year. If travel is a big part of your business, a card that offers travel rewards will help you extract added value from your business expenses. Whether you are rewarded with miles or points, you should select a card that works well with the way you do business. Our experts have identified the best business credit cards for travel rewards. While we name five cards as the overall best for business travel, they may... read more »

Merchant Maverick: In-Depth Reviews on Credit Card Processors, Payment Platforms, and Other Valuable Merchant Services

Merchant Maverick: In-Depth Reviews on Credit Card Processors, Payment Platforms, and Other Valuable Merchant Services

In a Nutshell: Merchant Maverick reviews an assortment of products that businesses need including merchant accounts and business software. Amad Ebrahimi founded this site in 2009 after searching in vain for a decent merchant account provider, discovering the need for a resource that details the features, rates, contracts, transparency, and overall customer friendliness of top companies in the industry. Now Merchant Maverick's in-depth reviews cover hundreds of companies in 20... read more »

Employment Screening Resources Takes the Risk Out of the Hiring Process so Companies Can Avoid Lost Profits and Lawsuits

Employment Screening Resources Takes the Risk Out of the Hiring Process so Companies Can Avoid Lost Profits and Lawsuits

In a Nutshell: Retail managers often have to onboard staff quickly — especially during holiday seasons. Other small-business owners prefer to carefully add new hires as they expand their offices. But, for both, the hiring process can be a minefield. Interviews and references don’t always cut it, and some potentially fantastic hires may have red flags not picked up by current screening processes. Employment Screening Resources helps employers navigate both local and federal laws... read more »

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Encourages Business Growth, Workforce Development, and Community Collaboration

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Encourages Business Growth, Workforce Development, and Community Collaboration

In a Nutshell: Chambers of commerce are long-standing, trusted networking organizations, but their traditional roles are evolving to help business leaders adapt to changes in today’s commercial environment. The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) is one of those modern organizations helping members address barriers to growth. The GPCC provides leadership training, promotion, legal advocacy, and economic development through the Phoenix Forward initiative and Workforce... read more »

IFS Field Service Management Software Helps Retail Service Partners Maximize Efficiency & Improve Customer Relationships

IFS Field Service Management Software Helps Retail Service Partners Maximize Efficiency & Improve Customer Relationships

In a Nutshell: IFS is a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider that drives large-scale manufacturing and distribution, asset maintenance, and service management. IFS Field Service Management offers service organizations a platform to integrate asset and service delivery responsibilities with back-office functions including inventory, processing, billing, and more. The product's IoT functionality allows retailers to proactively manage assets and services to boost... read more »

Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Helps Nonprofits Develop the Business Skills Needed to Fulfill Their Mission

Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Helps Nonprofits Develop the Business Skills Needed to Fulfill Their Mission

In a Nutshell: Nonprofit organizations, much like successful businesses, need effective professional development programs to cultivate leadership, a skilled workforce, and retain talent. But often, they don’t have the resources to launch and manage such a program in-house. The Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation leverages the technology of Cornerstone OnDemand, a leading workforce training and learning software platform, to provide free resources to disaster relief organizations,... read more »

Grocery Coupon Network: Co-Founder Jeff Hudson on How He Has Found Success in Printable Coupons by Building Relationships and Providing Authentic Content

Grocery Coupon Network: Co-Founder Jeff Hudson on How He Has Found Success in Printable Coupons by Building Relationships and Providing Authentic Content

In a Nutshell: In the vast world of coupons, it can be hard for a website to differentiate itself. Many are reliant on third-party coupon feeds or in-house content production teams that are far removed from the world of their readers. But Grocery Coupon Network Co-Founder and CMO Jeff Hudson has found a way to stand out from that crowd by fostering direct relationships with manufacturers and employing real people all over the country — many of them moms — to produce its content.... read more »

Tableau Makes Modern Analytics Easy for Retailers to Understand Through Interactive Data Visualization Software

Tableau Makes Modern Analytics Easy for Retailers to Understand Through Interactive Data Visualization Software

In a Nutshell: Today, companies have access to billions of gigabytes of data, yet only 0.5% of it is ever analyzed. This information explosion has created both opportunities and challenges, especially in retail, where legacy systems and IT resources have hindered analysts from compiling, integrating, and acting on all that data. Tableau, an analytics platform based on principles of interactive visualization, provides an easy-to-use solution for organizations who want to dig deeper into... read more »

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Food Lion Connects to Local Communities by Pledging to Donate 500M Meals by 2020

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Food Lion Connects to Local Communities by Pledging to Donate 500M Meals by 2020

In a Nutshell:  Food Lion is in the business of keeping its customers supplied with food so it's only fitting its philanthropic focus would revolve around hunger relief in many of the food-insecure communities it serves. Demonstrating the grocery chain's commitment to social responsibility, the Food Lion Feeds™ program has a goal of donating 500 million meals by the end of 2020. The chain also donates millions of pounds of food annually through its Food Rescue Program, which takes... read more »

Part-Time Hobby to Full-Time Business: How Entrepreneur Jessica Bishop Cultivated a Wedding Planning Community

Part-Time Hobby to Full-Time Business: How Entrepreneur Jessica Bishop Cultivated a Wedding Planning Community

In a Nutshell: Jessica Bishop, founder and editor of The Budget Savvy Bride, built a brand around helping couples on a budget plan and save for their weddings. By providing compelling content to a niche community, partnering with brands that align with her message, and being passionate about helping others, Jessica grew her site from a part-time hobby to a full-time, successful business. Jessica's reliance on a passion statement rather than a mission statement allowed her to stay the... read more »

How AliExpress Reached 100 Million Users and Supported Alibaba Group’s Globalized E-Commerce Strategy

How AliExpress Reached 100 Million Users and Supported Alibaba Group’s Globalized E-Commerce Strategy

In a Nutshell: With 100 million users worldwide, AliExpress supports the globalization strategy of Alibaba Group, which is developing the infrastructure to make global e-commerce a reality. Alibaba Group is not only to bringing China to the world, but it is also bringing the world to China with the goal of serving 2 billion consumers and while supporting 10 million entrepreneurs. And AliExpress has plans to grow with Alibaba Group into the next century by providing a platform for... read more »

UC Davis Graduate School of Management Connects Students and Companies to Solve Real-World Business Problems

UC Davis Graduate School of Management Connects Students and Companies to Solve Real-World Business Problems

In a Nutshell: Modern businesses need new hires to arrive on the job ready to contribute. With that in mind, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management gives MBA students the opportunity to develop the hands-on experience they need to hit the ground running. The school’s Integrated Management Project immerses student teams in a 10-week strategic program, tackling a partner company’s "real-world" business challenge. As part of the school's IMPACT curriculum, the required capstone... read more »

With 2.8M Direct Monthly Visits, DealsPlus Offers Retailers a Channel to Win New Customers

With 2.8M Direct Monthly Visits, DealsPlus Offers Retailers a Channel to Win New Customers

In a Nutshell: Retailers are attracted to DealsPlus because they can tap into the site's loyal community of shoppers who know DealsPlus is the place to go for great deals. More than 7 million users visit DealsPlus each month, with 40% of that being direct traffic to the site. These consumers may not be looking for a particular retailer or type of deal, but they're sure to be introduced to it if it's on DealsPlus. The massive direct traffic on DealsPlus means partnered retailers are... read more »

CarGurus — Disrupting the Auto Marketplace by Infusing Data into the Buying Process to Foster Trust and Transparency

CarGurus — Disrupting the Auto Marketplace by Infusing Data into the Buying Process to Foster Trust and Transparency

In a Nutshell: Online car ads, like old newspaper classifieds, often reveal only a model, year, price, and a few features. Seeing an opportunity to change that, CarGurus entered the space, using advanced technology to provide consumers with comprehensive data in all of its listings. Helping buyers not only find the right car, but make an informed, confident decision is CarGurus’ mission, and optimizing the consumer experience can also benefit dealers by putting their reputation, not... read more »

GS1 US Creates and Maintains Industry Standards in RFID Tagging to Improve Efficiency, Profitability, and Customer Satisfaction

GS1 US Creates and Maintains Industry Standards in RFID Tagging to Improve Efficiency, Profitability, and Customer Satisfaction

In a Nutshell: From the farms and manufacturing floors to the markets and stores where consumers shop, many products are radio-frequency ID (RFID) tagged and scanned at various points along the path from source to store. But disconnection along the supply chain often results in a lack of product visibility — and can even affect the consumer experience. GS1 US develops the standards that streamline the use of RFID technology to increase efficiency, sales, and customer... read more »