All posts by Admin Capify

Feb 2016

Can You Use a Small Business Loan to Buyout A Partner?

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When a small business starts out, multiple individuals will sometimes partner together or the original founder will bring in a third party to help establish the brand while it’s in its infancy. But things change, visions vary and eventually a small business can become too big for more than one CEO. As your small business …

Jun 2015

The Benefits of Pop-up Businesses

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Pop up’ businesses are everywhere at the moment, owners are using them to sell designer clothes, unique gift products like candles or jewelry, and even food goods. There are so many advantages that surround these versatile stores, especially in the summer when people enjoy spending their spare time outside, rather than cooped up indoors. Here …

May 2015

May The Fourth: Han Solo and Small Business Financing

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  Happy May Fourth! In honor of this galactic holiday, we thought it’d be fun to think about how small business financing could have benefited characters in the Star Wars Universe. Specifically, we’re going to look into what Han Solo would’ve done with an extra line of credit at his disposal because whether it was …

Apr 2015

Introducing Puppy Advance: A New Program from Capify

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Is your small business missing something, but you can’t quite put your finger on it? Don’t worry, we already knew the answer: a business puppy. Has your small business been missing something for a while, but you haven’t been able to put a finger on it?  Small businesses often get into a stage of flux, …

Mar 2015

March Madness at Your Bar: Conquering the First Weekend

In just one week, March Madness will descend on America and bars and restaurants must be on high alert. Buzzer beaters will be made, brackets will be busted and, as always, revenue will go through the roof. Last year, March Madness generated $1.13 billion in ad revenue and John Bogusz, an executive at CBS Sports, …

Feb 2015

3 African-American Entrepreneurs You May Have Never Heard Of

In honor of Black History Month, we want to honor some of the most prominent African-American entrepreneurs in our nation’s history. U.S. history is littered with prominent and influential African-American business leaders, and while you already know about mega-moguls like Oprah Winfrey and Jay-Z, we want to shed light on the lesser known individuals who …

Feb 2015

What Would Have Steve Jobs Done with a Merchant Cash Advance?

Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, Inc., would have turned 60 earlier this week. The legend of Steve Jobs is forever cemented in tech and entrepreneurial lore, from his personal rivalry with Bill Gates and Microsoft through his release and eventual reinstatement to the company he founded, where he began a renaissance that continues to this …

Feb 2015

Need to Upgrade Your Small Business Equipment? No Problem

The U.S. House passed a bill last week that will extend a tax deduction allowing small business owners to deduct as much as $500,000 when they buy new equipment. While the bill still needs to pass the Senate and then be signed into law by President Obama, this is undoubtedly good news for small business …

Feb 2015

Why Now Is the Time to Finance Your Construction Business

Like spring temperatures in New England, the construction industry is always fluctuating. Construction projects require capital and when the economy is on the downswing, projects stall or are cancelled permanently. When the economy improves, there is a rush to develop property in order to take advantage of the ideal conditions. Currently, we’re experiencing the latter. …

Feb 2015

How to Handle Customer Complaints At Your Restaurant

Handling complaints at any business is never easy, but restaurants are always presented with a different breed of grievances. Whether the steak was overcooked, the waiter rude, the waiting time too long or what have you, a multitude of grey areas exist that make it virtually impossible to run a complaint-free restaurant. While you can’t …