Subscribe for the best articles

Seed Investment: Comparing SAFE and Convertible Notes

Posted by Melissa Hollis to Investment, Business Advice

Seed investment on your mind? Every entrepreneur should understand his or her options.

Our financial experts have put together this comparison to help startup founders decide between simple agreement for future equity, or SAFE, and convertible notes.

SMBs Double Down on Proven Tactics to Increase ROI in 2017 [Infographic]

Posted by Tracey Wallace to Business Advice, Budgeting, Startup Tips

In a recent BigCommerce survey of small to medium businesses (SMBs), 90% reported that they expect to grow in 2017. Almost half of them (48%) expect to grow more than 25%.

Can You Answer These 9 Investor Questions About Your Small Business?

Posted by Melissa Hollis to Investment, Business Advice, Business, Funding

From startup funds to venture capital firms to influential individuals, inDinero’s investors are a diverse group of tech industry innovators and change-makers. But they didn’t come flocking to our company overnight.

6 Small Business Revenue Hacks for Uncovering Hidden Cash

Posted by Meredith Wood to Accounting, Business Advice, Budgeting, Startup Tips

When you’re a small business owner, every dollar counts. If you’re new to business, then chances are your revenue stream isn’t predictable yet. You could be making $10,000 one month and $1,000 the next. Often, the line between failure and success is razor-thin, and you need to maximize every possible bit of revenue to stay afloat.

8 Secrets for a Killer Small Business Loan Application Revealed

Posted by Katie Alteri to Business Advice, Funding, Loans

 

If you’re contemplating applying for additional financing for your business, congratulations! It never hurts to have extra cash on hand, so it’s understandable if you’re eager to receive a loan. With a small business loan, you’ll be able to invest in the future of your company.

 

In this post, we’ll detail eight ways to make your small business loan application process simple and efficient. Before you know it, you’ll have financing in your business bank account, ready for whatever your needs may be.

Is That Investor Right for Your Business? Quick Ways to Tell

Posted by Elise Fajen to Investment, Business Advice, Business, Guides, Funding

What makes a good investor? And how should you go about finding someone who possesses the right qualities?


A pretty significant number of entrepreneurs who pursue venture capital believe the answer to these questions is simple: follow the money. In theory, it makes sense: What better indicator could there be of an investor’s success than their wealth? Isn’t that what investment is all about?


Not really—at least not for you, the business owner on the other side of the deal.

The Small Business Owner's 3 Steps to Being a Better Borrower

Posted by Ty Kiisel to Business Advice, Funding, Loans

Access to capital is a challenge for many small businesses. Nevertheless, there are more business loan options available today than ever before—provided small business owners spend the time to become savvier borrowers. This is not to say they need to become experts in everything small business finance, but they do need to become experts in securing capital for their businesses and taking steps to become better borrowers.

92 Tax Deductions Every Small Business Should Know About

Posted by Melissa Hollis to inDinero Academy, Taxes, Business Advice

The IRS isn’t known for cutting to the chase. If you’ve ever dug through IRS.gov looking for an answer to your question, you likely came away with much more information than you could ever want.

 

That is, unless you happened to be looking for a straightforward list of tax deductions for your small business. The IRS is uncharacteristically silent on this point.

 

In fact, tracking down the ultimate list of small business tax deductions is a grueling task that takes hours and hours of research. But lucky for you, we’ve gone ahead and put it together for you! We uncovered 92 potential small business tax deductions—and 11 that you shouldn’t even think about claiming.

What You Can Do Right Now to Save Time & Money on Your Business Taxes

Posted by Julian Blankenship to Taxes, Business Advice

Did you know that 40% of small business owners spend more than 100 hours a year managing federal taxes alone?

How Outsourced Accounting Makes it Easier to Scale Your Business

Posted by Jonathan Grabis to Taxes, Accounting, Business Advice

Here’s a phrase you never thought you’d hear from a CEO who just raised seed funding: “Nobody told me how difficult success can be for a startup.”

 

This may not sound like much of a problem. But the more I thought about it, I realized that many early-stage businesses start out with blazing potential and burn out before they reach it.

Success starts when you take charge of your finances.

Talk to an Expert

Subscribe:
inDinero Weekly Digest