Posts by Plastiq
Taming the Cash Conversion Cycle
In this white paper, Plastiq’s VP of Product, Aditya Mishra does a deep dive into the importance of tracking your cash conversion cycle.Read More
What is Friendly Fraud and How Does Plastiq Help Protect Your Business?
By: Tal Yeshanov – Director, Risk and Strategic Financial Operations By: Tal Yeshanov – Director, Risk and Strategic Financial Operations Spurred by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a steep 14.2% shift to e-commerce in 2021, with digital payments also on the rise—and here to stay. Further, the global digital payments market…Read More
Managing Cash Flow in Turbulent Times
On his podcast The Small Business Edge, entrepreneur Brian Moran sat down with James Barood, a strategic entrepreneurial advisor. The two experts dive into the significant changes businesses have had to face over this last tumultuous year and the ongoing uncertainty that remains. On his podcast The Small Business Edge, entrepreneur Brian Moran sat down…Read More
How All-In-One Platforms Lower the Cost of SMB Payments
Stoyan Kenderov, Plastiq’s Chief Operating Officer, joined a recent PYMNTS panel to talk about how SMBs can benefit from all-in-one payment platforms and digital payment acceptance. Joined by Payground co-founder and CEO, Drew Mercer, and Sunbasket Vice President and Corporate Controller, Todd Smith, the three discussed how giving businesses flexible payments options–while simplifying customers transactions…Read More
Staying Ahead of the E-Commerce Curve
Small business entrepreneur, Brian Moran, brought author, speaker and e-commerce expert John Lawson on The Small Business Edge podcast for a candid conversation about the importance of cash flow given supply chain uncertainties. The discussion ranges from how the pandemic pushed millions of small businesses towards e-commerce, what small businesses can expect in the years…Read More
Stop waiting for your money
No matter what industry you’re in, you’re in the business of making money. But too often, it can feel like you’re in the business of waiting to be paid. Of course, you’re not just waiting. You’re figuring out which payments are overdue, following up, following up again, stressing about when the money will arrive, and…Read More
Do more than manage your cash flow. Predict it.
In its 2021 State of Small Business Cash Flow, Intuit Quickbooks reported that 60% of small business owners say cash flow has been a problem, that cash flow problems are one of their top three causes of stress, and that they can spend up to nine hours a week chasing down payments. It’s a headache…Read More
Make it simple to get paid on time
If you run a small business, it’s probably no surprise that 93% of businesses are paid late. And when a payment’s late, you spend time chasing it down that could be better spent moving your business forward. But you do it because getting paid on time is essential to your daily operations. It’s what enables…Read More
Making in-person contactless payments fast, safe, and free for any business
During the pandemic, the demand for safe, no-touch, in-person payment methods has skyrocketed, and the popularity of these payment options continues to grow for businesses and consumers. Increasingly, small businesses want to use contactless and mobile options for both collecting payments and paying their suppliers. The Visa Back to Business Study of global small business…Read More
Women-Owned Businesses are Succeeding During the Pandemic. Here’s Why.
Going into 2020, the 2019 American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses Report found the number of women-owned businesses was growing at two times the rate of all US businesses, representing 42% of all businesses. By the time 2021 rolled around, a survey by Guidant Financial and the Small Business Trends Association (SBTA) found that 44%…Read More