Lendified Acquires Mentio

TORONTO, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s growing fintech space saw leading online lending platform, Lendified Inc., join forces with Mentio Technologies this week. Mentio is a Vancouver-based company specializing in automated cash flow forecasting. For Lendified, which offers fast online loans to Canadian small business owners, the acquisition marks an expansion into global markets as Mentio’s multi-currency technology serves customers in the USA, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. “It has always … Read More

Monique MordenLendified Acquires Mentio

Mentio’s Weekly Small Business Roundup: Our favourite ideas, trends and insights

Check out Mentio’s new weekly digest with our favorite reads from the week.  Do you have an article that you think would make our weekly roundup? Contact us at info@mentio.ca The CEO of the startup that dissolved overnight explains what happened: “Burn”   “I cannot express my deep sorrow at letting down our employees, our clients, and our investors” reflects … Read More

Gary BoddingtonMentio’s Weekly Small Business Roundup: Our favourite ideas, trends and insights

Monitor these 2 simple metrics and take control of your cash flow

As the adage goes, cash is king.   By ensuring that your business has enough cash in the bank in order to pay the bills, you can set the groundwork for success. Cashflow is the number one reason for small business failure, but it doesn’t have to be.  By monitoring two basic metrics you can stay on top of your … Read More

SeanMonitor these 2 simple metrics and take control of your cash flow

6 Tips to Collect Accounts Receivable

Techstars had a great session on direct selling today focused on building lists, email to get opens, replies and eventually a sale. We were keenly listening to the presenter (Manny from Outreach), as this is a focus area for us.  I had a few big takeaways: Send 5-7 messages; most of us would think is high, but statistics show you … Read More

Monique Morden6 Tips to Collect Accounts Receivable

Why Cash Flow is Like High Blood Pressure

Roughly 1 in 4 adults have high blood pressure.  Most people with highblood pressure remain undiagnosed and feel normal.  However, it causes damage to vital organs and can have serious consequences. If you don’t check your blood pressure regularly, you remain vulnerable to the silent killer. A larger percentage of small and mid-sized businesses face an analogous silent killer, only in the … Read More

Gary BoddingtonWhy Cash Flow is Like High Blood Pressure

$200,000 but can’t make payroll?

I love talking to small business owners about their different cash flow situations, and in doing so I have come up with a few observations: Firstly, many find it a source of embarrassment leading business owners to be  reluctant to publicly talk about it.  No one wants to publicly admit that they got their company into this situation. Second  is … Read More

Monique Morden$200,000 but can’t make payroll?

4 Ways Small Businesses get Quick Loans

Traditionally when small businesses needed cash to grow, buy equipment or just to make payroll, there were very few places to go – most notably, the bank. The pain felt when dealing with the big banks of paperwork, slow approvals, and long waits have spurred entrepreneurs into action.  There are several innovative companies using information available on the web to … Read More

Sean4 Ways Small Businesses get Quick Loans

A tech accelerator saved my life!

I feel like I have just gotten through my first trimester and can finally tell people that I am pregnant. You see, we have known for almost two months that we were accepted into the Techstars Seattle 2015 cohort but we were not allowed to tell anyone until today which was Day One of the program. Since Techstars is one of the top … Read More

Monique MordenA tech accelerator saved my life!

How to add Mentio to your home screen (Android)

The best way to save the Mentio app so that you have quick access is to save it to the home screen of your smart phone.  This will make Mentio act like an app on your phone which will make improving your business as easy as possible!  It only take 4 steps to add to your home screen, here they … Read More

SeanHow to add Mentio to your home screen (Android)

Quotes by Chris Hadfield

Quotes by Chris Hadfield

It might be surprising to get business advice from an Astronaut but a recent talk by Commander Chris Hadfield  was both inspirational and practical. I must confess I was rather awestruck by the man and totally mesmerized by his speech but here are a few of my favourite quotes by Chris Hadfield. “How are you going to go from a fanciful dream … Read More

Monique MordenQuotes by Chris Hadfield