Senior Marketing Coordinator

Sarah Wyman

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New Feature: The Funder Wallet and Other Updates

Our latest upgrades and new launches will provide you with an even more powerful platform and the opportunity to grow your business faster. We’re updating our platform with a few enhancements designed with you in mind. Now, sellers can enjoy…

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We Must Reclaim The Future in The Wake of the Pandemic

None of us expected 2021 to look like this. The whole world has changed drastically over the past year, leaving business owners uncertain about their future. We are beginning to see waves of recovery but the realities of trying to…

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How to Calculate Finance Charges on Past Due Invoices?

The Invoices Fee That Gets Your Cash Flow Back On Track Finance charges are an effective, low-effort solution for customers who never seem to pay up on time.   From reminder emails to follow-up calls, getting your invoices paid can…

Crowdz Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum 

Crowdz, an invoice finance marketplace, which allows small and medium-sized businesses to sell unpaid invoices for working capital, was selected for its contribution to equitable finance.    CAMPBELL CA, 15 June, 2021 – Crowdz, a California-based invoice finance marketplace, enabling…

Team Spotlight: Daisy Cao, Vendor and Partner Manager

Behind some of Crowdz’s meaningful supplier and business partnerships is Daisy Cao. We catch up with our Vendor and Partner Manager to learn about her many hats, commitment to SMEs, and dream mentor.   What are some highlights from your…

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How To Give Your Business A Financial Health Check

Right now, a step-by-step guide on determining if your organization is financially fit is more relevant than ever. Knowing how to determine a company’s financial well-being is necessary for any business owner. And while this is always the case, the…

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Crowdz Partners with Western Union Business Solutions

Crowdz and Western Union Business Solutions have entered into a strategic partnership to help small and medium businesses access the cash faster. The ongoing pandemic has made it almost impossible for these businesses to wait for 90 days before suppliers…

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How to Choose The Best Payroll System For Your Small Business

Most small businesses function with fewer people performing multiple tasks and often find it sensible to generate payrolls manually. Unfortunately, this process may consume a lot of time and cause costly mistakes. Using payroll software in your business can speed…

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3 Secrets to Propel Your Business Growth Strategy

Every business has unique needs and priorities, but companies who have stood the test of time often have common denominators that have contributed to their success. As you consider methods to grow your business, it may be worth exploring the…

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3 Must Have Financial Skills for Business Owners

Have you heard of the quote: “Financial education is more valuable than money?” This is what Mac Duke, a value communication practitioner and marketing strategist, advises entrepreneurs who want to grow their business. These words are more relevant now that…

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Team Spotlight: Steven Hua, Financial Analyst

Our newest teammate reveals how an appreciation for small businesses, balancing multiple hats, and the chance for growth led him to Crowdz.   What are some highlights from your professional background? When I was growing up, my family owned a…

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What SMBs Gain By Going Green

Turns out small businesses can help save the planet while enjoying some financial benefits along the way—and that’s just for starters.   It’s no secret that the climate crisis is changing standards and practices across industries. As a result, terms…

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Tech Investments That Make A Better Business

Technology has changed the way we do just about everything.    From how we communicate with each other to how we check on our homes when we are away, the tech gear and gadgets around us make life much easier.…

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LLC vs. Sole Proprietor - How to Make the Right Choice

You’re ready to form a new business, or perhaps you’ve already launched one. For tax purposes, you’ll have to define what type of business it is: a sole proprietorship and an LLC. If you’re someone looking to start a business…

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What is a Good Profit Margin?

Money isn’t everything – except when you’re a new business. For startup organizations earning capital is a top priority. You can tell investors and bank managers that you’re the next Jeff Bezos. However, they won’t take serious action until hearing…

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Team Spotlight: Anvit Rao, Intern

Meet the University of Pennsylvania sophomore who scored a spot on our tokenization project and one of the coolest shots in tennis.   Where is your hometown? I’ve lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for nearly my whole life. Tell us…

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Top 7 Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

In a sea of business podcasts, which ones are worth a listen? We share our faves for impactful insights and usable small business advice. Podcasts make it easy to source business guidance and keep tabs on the latest insights. But…

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6 Easy Money Saving Tips For Small Business

As a small business, lowering business expenses requires tough decisions and compromises. It isn’t easy to focus on reducing spending while also needing to increase sales. After all, you have to spend money to make money – right?   While…

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8 Best Ways to Finance Your Small Business

With so many financing paths to choose from, the process can get overwhelming. Fortunately, we’re stepping in to break down seven ways of getting the capital you need.   For small and medium businesses, financing is often an essential, drawn-out…

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Team Spotlight: Kyle Blanchard, Product Manager

We caught up with Crowdz’s new Product Manager to talk about creating a “data-science-driven approach” cash flow solution for SMBs, Disney’s Robert Iger, and Kanye.   What are some highlights from your professional background? I like to think about my…

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Hooray! We Funded $38 Million Receivables For Small Businesses

Here’s what crossing this milestone means for the businesses we’re serving.   After many, many months of seeing customers struggling mightily through the pandemic, we couldn’t be more ready to celebrate. Crowdz is thrilled to share that we’ve hit the…

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How to Generate New Streams of Income For Your Business

While not always taken seriously, small businesses are a robust and influential component of the global economy. For context, 99.9% of all organizations in the United States qualify as small businesses. This statistic reveals that collectively, small businesses employ almost…

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Cash Flow vs. Profit: What’s the Difference?

For small business owners, cash flow and profit are both essential financial metrics to understand. However, it isn’t uncommon for those new to the world of entrepreneurship to confuse the two accounting terms.   Cash flow and profit are not…

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eCommerce: 5 Ways to Manage Cash Flow

Starting an eCommerce business is tough. Entrepreneur pointed to data that showed that approximately 20% of businesses fail within the first year, and about 50% fail by the fifth year. One major cause of these failures is due to business owners not…

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How Does Invoice Financing Work?

Starting a business involves new experiences and challenges. Perhaps the most significant hurdle is getting access to enough financing to fund operations, pay employees, and acquire customers.    While there are various capital sources available to small business owners, most…

What Is A Recurring Revenue Business Model?

The small business enterprise is in the middle of a major evolution. Today’s buyers are becoming more interested in paying for subscription-based models instead of ownership. For that reason, many business sectors have transitioned from an ad-hoc sales model to…

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5 B2B Payment Trends That Will Shape 2022

The shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic still persist today, making it clear what small businesses need to focus on in 2022. While there is no crystal ball to tell us exactly what we can expect, there are a few B2B…

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What is a Cash Conversion Cycle?

As a startup business owner, understanding key economic metrics is important in forecasting goals and determining your company’s financial health. In previous posts, the experts at Crowdz have discussed topics surrounding invoice financing, cash flow vs. profit, and net margin…

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5 Must-Read Books for Small Business Financing

There is perhaps no more thrilling feeling than starting your own business. Besides the advantage of being your own boss, it comes with a feeling of accomplishment and pride as you are chasing after a life-long dream.    As exciting…

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8 Expenses Small Business Owners Should Know

Launching a business is a significant achievement but running and maintaining it is more complicated. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show, 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years, with 45% closing during the first five…

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What is Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR)?

For businesses with a recurring revenue model, monthly recurring revenue (MRR) is the amount of money they can expect to earn every month. It’s also a way of averaging different pricing plans and billing periods into a single number that…

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Crowdz Powers the Angels Den Alternate Financing Program

We’ve teamed up with angel-led investment platform Angels Den to help startups across the pond access affordable working capital finance. In continuing to level the playing field for small and medium businesses (SMBs) across the globe, Crowdz is joining forces…

Team Spotlight: Brandon Wilhoite, Senior Data Analyst

With a talent for wearing many hats, the baseball enthusiast gives the scoop on Crowdz’s winning position, future growth, and more.   What are some highlights from your professional background?  With experience across numerous industries, the highlights would fill pages.…

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4 Ways to Boost Your Business Credit Score

Of all the metrics and KPIs to measure the financial health of an organization, your business credit score is perhaps the most important. It plays an especially significant role when partnering with lenders, suppliers, and other creditors.    Sure, understanding…

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4 Trends That'll Transform Financial Planning for 2022

The pandemic posed major challenges to SMBs when it first emerged. Two years on, these challenges remain. Some of the major trials SMBs will face in 2022 include attracting customers, developing and maintaining an engaging online presence — and most importantly, ensuring…

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How Does Invoice Payment Work?

As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you might be tempted to accept any type of payment from your customers. While payments come in many forms, some are more valuable and trustworthy than others. In other words, we suggest holding…

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5 Tools to Eliminate SMB Payroll Headaches & Challenges

Payroll management is one of those things in business that should be handled with efficiency. However, in most circumstances, it is really a task that is time-consuming and complex beyond belief.  There are many headaches and facepalms associated with organizing…

Team Spotlight: Bay Odessa, Client Services Engineer

Passion attracts. Just ask Crowdz’s client services engineer Bay Odessa whose personal passions range from gaming, Neil Diamond, and rooting for the underdog.   What are some highlights from your professional background?  I managed a pet care company in New…

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Crowdz has Funded $50M Receivables for Small Businesses

How our team is helping small business owners reach their entrepreneurial dreams.  Crowdz is happy to announce we have officially hit the $50 million mark in funded receivables! This is another major milestone as we continue to provide an alternative…

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5 Eco-Friendly Business Tips for Sustainable Startups

An eco-friendly or sustainable business takes measures to become more environmentally conscious in its decisions. Its leaders make a commitment to work with tools and methods that reduce the harm that many common business practices can do to the environment. …

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6 Ways to Boost Your Small Business Mental Health

According to research, about 71% of people in the US have at least one symptom of stress. Besides, approximately one in every five working adults has a mental health issue. While job-related stress is prevalent in most environments, it can…

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Invoice Factoring vs. Account Receivable Financing

As a small business owner, you’ve started a journey to support yourself by doing something you love and are passionate about. It’s empowering to break out on your own and chart your own course. But, unfortunately, following your dreams doesn’t…

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The Ultimate Small Business Toolkit

Small businesses have to juggle a variety of needs, from creating brand awareness to breaking even. You need tools and systems that accomplish multiple tasks to completion simultaneously. Think of this post as a starter pack to launch your small…

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Crowdz Joins Fuse As A Fintech Company

Crowdz is always looking for opportunities to collaborate with other tech brands and deliver practical solutions. We are happy to announce that we will be joining the 6th Cohort of Allen & Overy’s tech innovation hub, Fuse. This new journey…

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Team Spotlight: Mia Patel, Product Intern

Our new teammate explains how her interest in the intersection of technology and finance led her to Crowdz.   What are some highlights from your professional background?  I am currently attending the University of Notre Dame, studying Computer Science! I…