small business

Indexing The Digital Small Business Economy
The onslaught of news articles on the current state of small businesses in the United States paints a dire picture of the entire sector taking a substantial hit. Yet this gloomy outlook is partly because the data is too...
How to Start an E-Commerce Business in 7 Steps
Running an online business can allow you to be your own boss, set your own schedule, build something truly meaningful to you, and delight customers near and far. According to KommandoTech, there are approximately...
How the Pandemic Unleashed a New Wave of Small Business Entrepreneurs
The coronavirus pandemic has spurred economic upheaval at unprecedented rates. Unemployment rates are at a record high. Here at Azlo, a banking platform for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners, we saw...
Financing a Small Business: Your Questions, Answered
One of the early steps in financing a small business is to identify avenues for acquiring capital. These can include–but are not limited to–a business loan, venture capitalist funding, or crowdfunding.
What today’s labor market means for business owners
The U.S. unemployment rate recently dropped to 3.7%, the lowest in nearly 50 years. This is good news for workers and the economy as a whole, but it’s making it hard for employers — including small business owners — to...
How online lenders are changing business loans
The small business lending market in the United States is estimated to be worth around $180 billion. That’s a lot of money — it’s enough to give a loan of $287,000 to each of the 627,000 small businesses that are...