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When your side project gets an interview with Y Combinator
When your side project gets an interview with Y Combinator
“How will you get your users?” I asked my cofounder, Max. We stood in a parking lot in Palo Alto, under a basketball net emblazoned with an orange Y. I was imitating Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator. “Three strategies…” Max starts to answer...
Accessing Capital With SBA Loans
Accessing Capital With SBA Loans
The Small Business Administration (SBA) works with community banks and lenders to provide a variety of low-interest loans to small businesses, but qualifying can be tough. Learn more about the different types of SBA loans and how to qualify from small...
Making Sense Of Small Business Insurance
Making Sense Of Small Business Insurance
Choosing the right small business insurance can be overwhelming but it is a critical way to protect your personal and business assets. In this webinar, our guest, Adam Kiefer a veteran insurance expert and owner of Talage, will guide you through the...
Hack Your Bottom Line
Hack Your Bottom Line
Are you an e-commerce business ready to increase your bottom line with a stunning Shopify site? Watch this webinar to get insights about the “secret sauce" you can use in your designing your Shopify store and explore Shopify features you might not...
Equity Crowd Funding 101
Equity Crowd Funding 101
Looking to scale your business and need access to capital? Under the Jobs Act, you can now access capital directly from the public. Learn how some companies have raised $1 million dollars for their ventures through equity crowdfunding. During this...
The 411 On Your First Business Loan
The 411 On Your First Business Loan
Many small businesses struggle with lack of access to capital and thin credit files. Azlo teamed up with the Sean Salas, CEO of Camino Financial for this webinar that will give you the 411 on what it takes to get your first business loan and what to...
Bookkeeping Made Simple
Bookkeeping Made Simple
In this Azlo webinar, Jessica Fox, founder of Florida Virtual Bookkeeper, discusses bookkeeping fundamentals, breaks down bookkeeping jargon, and shares her expert advice on keeping your business financially healthy.
How to come up with a business idea
How to come up with a business idea
If you’re reading this, you probably want to start a business but you’re not yet exactly sure what that business should do. Maybe you have ideas, but you’re not quite confident in them. Maybe you have a problem you want to solve, but you’re not...
4 ways to fund your business without getting a loan
4 ways to fund your business without getting a loan
Obtaining funding for your small business is often stressful, time-consuming, and occasionally risky. Unless you’re the owner of a Silicon Valley unicorn startup, you’re most likely bootstrapping your venture with personal savings or seeking a business...
An entrepreneur’s guide to negotiating your rates
An entrepreneur’s guide to negotiating your rates
Whether you are a freelancer or small business, entrepreneurs must master the art of negotiation in order to scale. Negotiating rates, prices, and deliverables is at the heart of profitability, especially for new businesses, yet many entrepreneurs...
Let’s talk shop
Let’s talk shop
We think our work is pretty cool. And the best part of it is talking with you, our customers and community. Like Danielle, a serial entrepreneur who’s creating an accountability app for freelancers, or Jessica, an expert bookkeeper who helps other...
The first year and beyond
The first year and beyond
At Azlo, we want every entrepreneur to have the financial tools, network, and support they need to succeed. This vision for better business banking inspired me to co-found the company, and it continues to guide us today. As I step in to lead Azlo...