Why Investors are Flocking To Georgia and How To Find One for Your Startup – Mark Buffington, BIP Capital

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On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture capital firms. Mark's background is in mathematics and econometrics which came in handy during his time on the west coast working in the hedge...

The 5 Team Members a Startup Must Have Before Seeking Funding

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Your startup will not be judged by its idea alone. Investors will also want to see the team responsible for bringing that idea to life. If you don't have a good crew manning the office, it won't matter how good an entrepreneur you are...

How This Atlanta FinTech Disruptor Pushes the Boundaries of Small Business Lending – Robert Frohwein & Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founders of Kabbage

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 Georgia is home to over 160 FinTech companies and organizations, making the state a global industry leader in FinTech innovation and execution. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with two of the founders of Kabbage, one of Atlanta’s most prolific FinTech disruptors. Robert...

How This Georgia Based FinTech Company is Revolutionizing Fundraising – Matt Pfaltzgraf, Founder of Softgiving

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The economic impact of Georgia's non-profit sector is large. 501(c)(3) and 501(c) charities employ 216,100 workers which is just under 10 percent of the state’s workforce. They also generate more than $57.5 billion in annual revenues and give over $1 billion annually. However, like every...

Top 4 Ways to Maximize Your Deductions Before December 31st!

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Do you want more deductions in 2019? If you are anything like my clients, I know that you don’t want to overpay on your taxes and you also want to make your money work for you. If this is your goal, then finding ways to...

How to Get Your Clients to Pay Invoices On Time

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As a small to medium sized business owner, you understand that cash flow is everything. While a big number on your receivables line does make your profit & loss statement look good, it will do absolutely nothing to help the daily operations of your...

Five Tips to Take the Stress out of Tax Season for 2020

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The last thing you probably want to hear about in December is taxes. We don't blame you if it conjures up feelings of dread, confusion, and stress. Preparing for taxes—especially for business—can be a challenging process. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be. Instead of...

What Is Crowdfunding, and How Can It Help an Entrepreneur Launch Their Business?

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Traditionally, entrepreneurs need to either finance their new startup on their own or seek investment from a wealthy individual or firm. Both offer advantages, but the 21st century has introduced a new option to the mix: crowdfunding. Crowdfunding may be defined as seeking several...

Where Do We Go From Here? Traditional Banks vs. Financial Technology

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Finance is not a new market, not even close. Next to the world's other "oldest profession" it stands as one of the oldest markets in recorded human history. While this is unlikely surprising to anyone with a few bucks to their name, what is...

Applying for a Small Business Loan: What You Need to Know – Ray Pennie, ACE (Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs)

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Growing your small business without additional funding is not easy, but small business loans can provide you with capital that is critical to expanding your company. You might need to hire and train staff, buy equipment or rent a space to operate out of. These...

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