Aug 2015

“Born to Run” at 40: What “The Boss” Could’ve Done with Business Financing

“Born to Run,” the seminal break-through album by Bruce Springsteen, turns 40 today. While every media outlet is taking their turns today praising the classic album, we’re celebrating the rock ‘n’ roll milestone in a different way. Mainly, what would Bruce Springsteen have done with business financing? When you boil it down, Bruce Springsteen and …

Aug 2015

Is Your Bar and Restaurant Ready for Football Season?

Sunday night’s annual NFL Hall of Fame Game reminded everyone that football is almost here. Whether you prefer the NFL, NCAA or both, there’s no denying that in one month football will be king again. While other leagues have tons of games spread out over the week, the NFL and NCAA are unique in that …

Jul 2015

Capify U: Will Bad Credit Affect My Eligibility for a Small Business Loan?

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Credit scores are sensitive topics for small business owners, and for good reason. Even though the economy has steadily improved since the Recession and optimism is running high, small business credit scores haven’t fully recovered. Bad credit scores aside, banks are also not handing out small business loans because it’s simply not as profitable as …

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 …