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4 Tell-Tale Signs That Scream You're an Entrepreneurial Newbie
Starting a Business

4 Tell-Tale Signs That Scream You're an Entrepreneurial Newbie

If Julia Louis-Dreyfus could overcome her newbie jitters, so can you.
Anne Bechard
10 Ways to Avoid the 'Elephant in the Room': Not Getting Paid
Payments and Collections

10 Ways to Avoid the 'Elephant in the Room': Not Getting Paid

Don't let a cash crunch ruin the good thing you have with your customer.
Greg Waldorf
What You Need to Know About the 3 Biggest Global Payment Methods
Payments and Collections

What You Need to Know About the 3 Biggest Global Payment Methods

Recent new technologies will join the roughly 200 different types of electronic-payment methods that currently permeate our world. With so many options and use cases, it can be daunting for any global business to select the right payment methods.
Tien Tzuo
12 Billing Mistakes That Make It Harder for Your Business to Get Paid
Payments and Collections

12 Billing Mistakes That Make It Harder for Your Business to Get Paid

A little effort upfront to get your invoices right often results in much more reliable cash flow.
John Rampton
The EMV Card Deadline Is Coming. Here's How to Prepare Your Business.
Business Accelerated

The EMV Card Deadline Is Coming. Here's How to Prepare Your Business.

If you're not ready for to transition to EMV chip cards by Oct. 1, you could put your customers and your business at risk. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)
Ready To Launch

Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)

Bitwage bills itself as the world's first payroll startup to incorporate the cost- and time-saving benefits of Bitcoin.
Geoff Weiss
5 Tips to Get Clients to Pay on Time
Business Optimization

5 Tips to Get Clients to Pay on Time

Cut out the stress around billing with these five strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster
Ready To Launch

Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster

For our 'If I Knew Then' Series, the CEO and co-founder of mobile-payment system Stripe discusses the importance of structure, benefits of working with family and finding product-market fit.
Nina Zipkin
Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Nina Zipkin
SXSW: What ClassPass Learned About Making Decisions Easier for Customers
SXSW 2015

SXSW: What ClassPass Learned About Making Decisions Easier for Customers

Before her SXSW panel on invisible payments today, we talked to co-founder and CEO Payal Kadakia about how simplifying customers' decisions changed her company.
Laura Entis
It's Not Me, It's You: When to End a Toxic Client Relationship
Customer Relationship

It's Not Me, It's You: When to End a Toxic Client Relationship

If you want to take your business to the next level, you can't be pulled down by the dead weight of bad clients.
Geoff Mcqueen
Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond
Business Accelerated

Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond

The London-based payment processing company announced a new 'tokenisation' service that allows customers to pay on a mobile device without credit card information being disclosed.
Catherine Clifford
NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin
Business Accelerated

NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin

Officials believe a revamped system would ultimately cut down on the losses the city incurs each year from unpaid violations.
Geoff Weiss