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

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

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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

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Accounting Trends 2015

The best place to look for the accounting trends 2015 will bring is the Southern Hemisphere.  Australia, and New Zealand in particular is the birthplace of Xero which is accounting software that is cloud based. Xero just closed a $150 million financing round to make a big splash in the US, and continue to shift small businesses away from desktop … Read More

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How to prevent fraud in your business

prevent fraud in your business

Many small businesses are tight, family run operations.  If everyone working in the business didn’t start out as family, they usually become family over time. So why does fraud take place, and how can you prevent fraud in your business? The main way to prevent fraud in your business is by putting the right checks and balances in place so … Read More

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Why Bookkeeping is a growth industry.

bookkeeping is a growth industry

Bookkeeping is a growth industry. Surprised to hear that? You shouldn’t be. There is a whole new generation of bookkeepers entering the market. Bookkeepers fuelled by technology. If you are a small business owner, this is good news. Why? With more bookkeeping options available, the service is becoming more affordable.  This will enable you to outsource bookkeeping, which means higher quality … Read More

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How to add Mentio to your home screen (iPhone)

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 (iPhone)

Are you a Super Team? Compare your team to these 19 typical super team characteristics.

Babe Ruth, probably the most decorated baseball player ever with the most individual records in the game, said, “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” I think it’s fair to assume … Read More

SeanAre you a Super Team? Compare your team to these 19 typical super team characteristics.

What are the biggest issues facing small businesses?

what are the biggest issues facing small businesses

We asked bookkeepers this question since they are on the front line helping small businesses succeed.  We didn’t have any prompts, we simply asked “What are the biggest issues facing small businesses?”  Here are the responses; The top three issues are: 1)  Cashflow (28%) 2)  Government Compliance (23%) 3)  Bookkeeping (19%) Admittedly, these are all pretty big issues that are interrelated … Read More

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