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We cover topics related to what growing businesses need to succeed, including fundraising, tax savings, and financial performance.
The Day We Dreamed About as Entrepreneurs
12Aug
The Day We Dreamed About as Entrepreneurs
We’ve come such a long way from when we got our start in a Cal Berkeley dorm room. Today, our co-Founder and CEO, Jessica Mah, made the cover story for Inc
83(b) Tax Election Can Save Small Businesses Serious Cash
10Aug
83(b) Tax Election Can Save Small Businesses Serious Cash
Your founders shouldn’t miss out on the tax savings of an 83(b) election, and you shouldn’t miss this article on how to do it.
Startups! Don’t Forget to Claim The R&D Tax Credit
5Aug
Startups! Don’t Forget to Claim The R&D Tax Credit
Whether you’re developing something completely original (like contact lenses that display text messages), or adapting existing products for the better (such as the transparent hole punch) there could be a tax credit waiting for you in the horizon!
Spotlight on Sendwithus and Small Business Taxes
4Aug
Spotlight on Sendwithus and Small Business Taxes
This month's featured client stands out for more than just their innovative product: they are one of our very few clients whose business is based in another country. Founded in Victoria, British Columbia two years ago, Sendwithus has experienced a remarkable amount of growth in a short amount of time thanks to hard work, innovation, and a little help from a certain San Francisco-based accounting software platform.
Cheerleaders Are Employees! (at Least in California)
17Jul
Cheerleaders Are Employees! (at Least in California)
Thanks to the Oakland Raiderettes, every pro cheerleader in California now has employee status.
Client Spotlight: How inDinero Helped Mist.io Streamline Operations
13Jul
Client Spotlight: How inDinero Helped Mist.io Streamline Operations
It’s safe to say that most great ideas spring from necessity, and businesses are no different.
Feature Focus: Five Hidden Gems That Can Make All the Difference
9Jul
Feature Focus: Five Hidden Gems That Can Make All the Difference
Our clients love how our financial dashboard puts their accounting needs all in one place, and we’re always making it better so we can scale as they grow. However, we’ve noticed that a few of our most valuable features are often overlooked.
Are Your Workers Employees or Contractors?
3Jul
Are Your Workers Employees or Contractors?
There are a couple of ways to see whether the people you hire are employees or contractors.
You Only Have Yourself to Blame — CEO, Hire Thyself
2Jul
You Only Have Yourself to Blame — CEO, Hire Thyself
It’s not a tough concept to grasp—the best way to avoid turnover is to hire the right fit from the start.
Bon Voyage to Bon Appetit: IRS Plans to Tax Free Employee Lunches
29Jun
Bon Voyage to Bon Appetit: IRS Plans to Tax Free Employee Lunches
From Google’s gourmet cafeterias to trays of cold cuts in tiny startups, Silicon Valley companies have been feeding their employees free lunches for years now
How Small Businesses Build Major Muscle With Their Accounting
22Jun
How Small Businesses Build Major Muscle With Their Accounting
Not every organization is run by an accountant, and that goes double for startups and other small business ventures.
Guest Post: Best Financing Options for Your Business
19Jun
Guest Post: Best Financing Options for Your Business
Forward: Many thanks to Accion for contributing this post and sharing their insight and expertise around this topic.
Client Spotlight: Beeminder, Reminders With a Sting
4Jun
Client Spotlight: Beeminder, Reminders With a Sting
Today’s blog is all about you: our clients! From now on, we will be regularly posting “Client Spotlight” articles highlighting some of inDinero’s awesome clients, their goals and visions, and how inDinero helps them simplify their accounting and finances.
What Your Company Can Learn From 3 Famous People Who Lost it All
20May
What Your Company Can Learn From 3 Famous People Who Lost it All
You're rich and successful: what could possibly go wrong? Quite a bit, in fact.
New Features: Make ACH Payments and Invoice Clients
20Aug
New Features: Make ACH Payments and Invoice Clients
New Features: Make ACH Payments and Invoice Clients