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Meredith Wood
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Need a small business loan? If you're an SMB borrower, a traditional bank might not be your best option. Here's why.
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Habits are powerful in both your professional and personal life. Follow these steps to allow for the most effective and positive habit-forming process...
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As a startup founder, one of the most popular questions you’ll get is “Who are your investors?” The industry operates under the assumption that most startups are working with venture capitalists and angel investors, and for good reason. VCs and angels not only provide the capital to get your company off the ground, but the …
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Online lenders are poised to transform how small business owners apply for and get credit. But, achieving that transformation will depend in part on facilitating greater transparency, accountability, and fairness across our sector, and reining in predatory actors.
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What Successful Entrepreneurs Do With Their Time Off by Meredith Wood of Fundera Being an entrepreneur is more than a desk job -- it’s a lifestyle. But, with all of the challenges you face 24/7, how do you stay a productive, sane person? You can start by following the example of some today’s top entrepreneurs.
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We reached out to CEOs, co-founders and editors-in-chief about their start-ups and asked them ‘how can your product or service benefit small businesses?’
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Love seeing Fundera included alongside some of my favorite startups like ClassPass, Flatiron School, and Casper. 
Silicon Valley has nothing on New York. In a city fueled by creativity and innovation, it comes as no surprise that most successful businesses get their start here.
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When you’re growing a business, often the best advice you can get is from those that have already experienced success. Accomplished CEOs and entrepreneurs have
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Obviously I love this post because of the baseball metaphors...and because +Jared Hecht is the mastermind behind it. 
Alternative lenders will soon be the primary providers of credit to small businesses and their dominance will be asserted through their ability to use technology to streamline the process across these four bases of innovation.
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Fundera, the lending match-maker for SMBs, has helped secure funding for over 300 small businesses, with more than $12 million in loans funded. The..
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4 Tricks to Building Your Business Credit
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If you’re a small business looking to get funding, then you want to make sure you appear as an ideal candidate for small business lenders. O

5 Easy Ways For Your Small Business to Cut Costs - Small Business Bonfire
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To help you save money, here are five of the easiest ways your small business can cut costs, without compromising the quality of your actual

Software Effort Estimation Considered Harmful - Rogish Reading Writing
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Delta Air Lines tells me it will take two hours and twenty-five minutes to fly from New York City to Atlanta, GA. American says two thirty.

The 8 Best Resources for AR Management - The Receivables Exchange
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Get paid faster and manage your receivables like an absolute pro. There are more resources available than ever before to help take your AR m

The Cliffs of Uncertainty - The Receivables Exchange
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Expecting tax rates to rise, many small business owners are looking at cutting expenses – rather than creating jobs, which has traditionally

Tips For Dealing With Problem Customers
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An arti­cle was posted lately on Fund­ing­Gates giv­ing some sim­ple advice to help deal with four spe­cific types of prob­lem cus­tomers. F

The secret to a great startup culture
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Every startup team has different ambitions. “Get big fast” is sometimes one ...

Put an end to late customer payments | EnMast
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Do you have customers who are slow to pay? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. In fact, 50% of small businesses struggle with late payers. Custom

5 Small Business Apps for Stellar Financial Management - Small Business ...
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Looking to get your finances in shape this year? Here are a “handy” list of tools that can increase your financial power all in the palm of

How to Spot a Bad Customer Before It’s Too Late
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Spare yourself the headaches by learning how to identify which customers are going to be time-consuming and financially draining on your ...

The 6 Most Ineffective Ways to Manage Your Receivables - Small Business ...
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Wouldn't it be great to always get paid on time? These tips from Meredith Wood at Funding Gates can help you manage your receivables more ef

5 Small Business Apps for Stellar Financial Management - The Receivables...
blog.receivablesxchange.com

Here are five web-based tools to help you manage your small business finances. Most of them are mobile friendly so you can manage your finan

The Best Platforms for Small Businesses to Accept Online Payments - The ...
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Keep your small business finances organized and your customers happy by invoicing and accepting payments electronically. Here are a few tool

Mechanics Liens: Why They Help Your Business On Funding Gates
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How does a mechanics lien help your construction or building material supply company collect a debt? We posted the answer on FundingGate's b

The 8 Do's and Don'ts of Receivables Management
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If you extend credit to customers you know how difficult it is to get paid. To get paid faster, follow these 8 do’s and don’ts of receivable

Money on the Mind: Small Biz Financial Stories of the Week | MyVenturePad
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Posted January 19, 2013. Keywords: Bank lending, Finance, PO Financing. Getting your small business financially fit is a continuous goal. He

Cash Flow Tips: How to Set Invoicing Terms and Get Paid Faster
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Are you tired of receiving late payments or none at all? Here are four simple ways to improve invoicing terms and get paid faster. Digg Digg

Using the Calendar to Solve Your Cash Flow Dilemmas
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Being able to identify how much cash you have coming into your business helps you properly allocate how much you will send out.

10 Do’s and Don’ts That Will Help You Get Paid Faster
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Are you an entrepreneur that has decided (or must) offer credit to customers? Follow these do’s and don’ts to make sure you won’t wind up wi

The 5 Easiest Ways to Build Business Credit - Women on Business
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Guest Post By: Meredith Wood, Community Manager (Learn more about Meredith at the end of this post) Cash flow is the lifeblood of any small