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7 Examples of Everyday Technology That Should Change in 2015

What’s one everyday technology you use all the time that you wish a startup would totally rethink in 2015? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. The […]

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Point of Sale Systems: How Small Retailers Use “iPad Cash Registers” To Operate Better

There are so many awesome technologies available for small retailers – from marketing, to sales, to customer management, to inventory management and everything in between. One of the centerpieces of a retailers growth is the check out process. Unfortunately many retailers still use a traditional cash register – yep that plastic (or metal) kind that […]

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Should You Ditch Checks and Credit Card Swipes? Zipmark’s CEO Offers Solutions for Digital Payments

The ease of which small businesses, not just big businesses, can send and receive payments is evolving very fast. One of the companies I work with sends me invoices via Freshbooks and links to paying the invoice through Zipmark a direct bank to bank payment option. Jay Bhattacharya, CEO, Zipmark shares his thoughts and expertise about […]

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Top Ten Cities for Online Small Business According to PayPal

PayPal recently unveiled the Top Ten Cities for Online Small Business in the United States, based on total payment value of it’s current customer base. This is the first time ever that Paypal has revealed such data relative to it’s small business services. The Top Ten list, compiled by the online transactions giant, names Manhattan as the […]

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The Evolution of Online Payments Brings More Security and More Players For Small Businesses To Consider

Accepting and making payments online is becoming the norm in business these days. If your business isn’t accepting online transactions in the year 2013 then, frankly, you’re long left in the dust. Thankfully these businesses are few and far between and many small-to-medium companies have embraced the change, particularly since the advent of  services like […]