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Impact of Trump’s Tax Plan on Small Businesses from Xero Exec

The recent passage of the Republican tax bill could lead to big changes for small businesses. But some entrepreneurs are still unsure exactly which parts of the bill might have the biggest impact. So a financial professional could potentially shed some light on the specifics. Ryan Himmel is a CPA and head of financial partnerships in the...

Ryan Himmel of Xero Talks About Artificial Intelligence and Business

Ryan Himmel of Xero Talks About Artificial Intelligence and Business

Entrepreneur friends, let me ask you something: On a scale of 1 to 10, how excited do you get about reconciling accounts, issuing invoices, and handling other accounting matters for your business? Now, let me ask you this: Did you know there is accounting software that will streamline and automate all of this for...

I’m a Survivor: 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

I’m a Survivor: 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Small businesses are vital to the American economy, accounting for over 45 percent of the GDP and around 80 percent of jobs. However, the statistics on small business failure are bleak. Statistics indicate that one-third of businesses fail within the first two years, and only about...

10 Pieces of Accounting Software Perfect for a Rapidly Growing Small Business

10 Pieces of Accounting Software Perfect for a Rapidly Growing Small Business The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. Members of the YEC took a few minutes...

Study Shows Small Business Entrepreneurs Don’t Aspire To Be Like Uber

Study Shows Small Business Entrepreneurs Don't Aspire To Be Like Uber There's lots of focus on the typical entrepreneur being one who just wants to have a 10x valuation and work with Venture Capitalists all day. While this is GOOD, a study by Xero finds that entrepreneurs often want much more. While Uber and Airbnb have been...