The move to cashless business has been in progress for a while, but like so many societal changes, it really took off when COVID-19 hit, with 69% of US retailers seeing contact-free payments spike between January and August 2020. Mastercard reports that more than half of all Americans favor contactless payments today. A recent study […]
Generation X may have been dismissed as the “slacker generation” by the boomers who came before them, but today, Gen X-ers have grown up, grown responsible, and grown into a significant force in the small business world. Gen X-ers own the most small businesses at 46%, far more than millennials, and their relative share is […]
When most people think of a freelancer or an independent small business owner, they usually imagine younger people who don’t want to be part of the rat race and/or middle-aged people following their dreams. Many people don’t realize just how many gig workers, solopreneurs, and local entrepreneurs are in their 60s to 80s...
Back in 2010 two trailblazers had a shared vision that small business owners deserved better ways to do business. This spark of genius and passion for driving change led them to join forces and give life to the company that we know and love today, vcita...
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COVID-19 is acting as an accelerator for digital transformation and quickly impacting the relationship between banks and small businesses.
Let’s start with the bad news: Crises for businesses have existed long before COVID-19 and will continue to occur the Day After.