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Coinstar and doxo Announce Partnership to Simplify Paying Bills with Cash

April 12

Partnership creates win-win for billers and consumers, making it easier than ever to pay bills with cash at Coinstar kiosks  nbsp; BELLEVUE, Wash. – April 12, 2018 –  Coinstar, a leader in self-service coin counting, and doxo, an innovative web and mobile bill payment solution, today announced a partnership to provide an easy and convenient cash bill pay service to consumers via thousands of Coinstar® kiosks in high-traffic retail locations. nbsp; Through this partnership, consumers […]

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Ruby Ribbon Makes A Splash With New Slimming Swimwear

April 10

Shapewear company brings swimsuit shopping into the home and offers versatile, waist trimming suits that go beyond the beach   BURLINGAME, Calif., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ruby Ribbon, the Silicon Valley-based apparel company known for its revolutionary bra-replacement shapewear, has announced its 2018 swimwear line. RRSwim 2018 features InvisiShape™ construction that shapes, smooths and supports without the […]

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Ingo Powers Instant SMB Loan Payouts For Kabbage

April 9

Maybe think of it as instant Kabbage, pun intended – you know, the green stuff, as it’s known: money.   Speed may be the zeitgeist of today, a competitive advantage for businesses of all stripes and sizes. In commerce, we’ve seen accelerating speeds of information, of product launches, of new iterations of offerings to keep pace […]

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Kabbage Data Shows High Growth Rate of Mobile Lending Among Small Business Owners

March 28

ATLANTA (PRWEB) MARCH 28, 2018   Kabbage predicts one of every five dollars funded to small businesses will be via mobile by year end   Kabbage, Inc., a global financial services, technology and data platform serving small businesses, analyzed the lending behavior of nearly 150,000 small businesses, uncovering an increasing growth of mobile lending. The total […]

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Kabbage’s Kathryn Petralia Talks Small Business Loans

February 21

Taking time out of her busy schedule, I was able to ask a few questions on the phone with Kathryn Petralia, the co-founder and President of Kabbage Inc. – a leading small business online lending platform.   If you don’t know Kathryn Petralia, you should. Here’s a crash course. She’s been hailed by Forbes as one of […]

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This Way of Selling Online is the Future of Retail (and It’s Often Overlooked)

February 16

The Internet has revolutionized shopping. Customers can now purchase whatever they’d like with a simple click of a button or tap of the finger. Most purchases now come from online retailers rather than brick-and-mortar stores. While buyers are happier than ever, traditional retailers are suffering – they’ve lost 25% of operating earnings as a percent of sales due to meteoric online […]

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doxo Surpasses 3 Million Users and 45,000 Payable Billers and 45,000 Payable Billers

February 14

Bill paying service doxo continues rapid growth, now exceeding 3 million registered users and 45,000 payable billers in its network   February 6, 2018 — Seattle — Leading bill paying service doxo continues to grow as 2018 kicks off, and has now passed over 3 million registered users nationwide. At the same time, the company also has […]

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Coupa Software Partners with Tuition.io to Help Employees Conquer Student Debt

February 6

Student Loan Repayment Benefit Now Available to U.S. Employees   SAN MATEO, CA – February 6, 2018 – Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), announced today the rollout of its student loan repayment assistance program, a new employee benefit to help workers pay off their burdensome student loans – faster. The company […]

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Why We Invested In FIGS — and Why We’re Excited About Its New Investment

January 30

by Katherine Barr, General Partner | MDV   One of our portfolio companies, FIGS, announced a great round of financing by Tulco Holdings last week. FIGS, the medical apparel company that is shaking up the world of scrubs — creating high-quality and flattering scrubs in a market that used to completely lack style and utility […]

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Robotic process automation for small businesses: The starter manual

January 29

ROBOTIC Process Automation (RPA) is the technology that lets you assign manual and repetitive tasks to a software. It is as simple as that. The technology exists to help you do less of the low-value tactical repetitive stuff so you can spend more time doing the high-level strategic stuff.   Today, enterprises big and small, […]

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