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PepsiCo Launches Platform Supporting Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses

PepsiCo is doing its part to help small business owners across the United States with its latest efforts. Juntos Crecemos (translating to "Together We Grow") is a $50 million platform specifically aimed at Hispanic-owned restaurants, bodegas, and carnicerías. It's also part of PepsiCo's Racial Equality Journey Hispanic Initiative, which was announced last year....

BankUnited Launches Inaugural Women in Business Challenge

Women-owned businesses that could use an extra $10,000 might be interested to hear about the latest small business challenge. BankUnited's inaugural “Small Business, Big Dreams” content is now accepting entries through September 23rd. However, applicants must be based in either New York or Florida and be at least 51% women-owned....

U.S. Bank Set to Acquire Small Business Banking Service Bento

A FinTech and a major financial institution are coming together to offer better solutions to small business owners. This week, U.S. Bank announced plans to acquire the San Fransisco-based Bento Technologies — better known as Bento for Business. The purchase terms of the deal were not disclosed but the transaction...

Paychex Small Business Jobs Index Jumps in July

On the heels of news that the United States economy grew 6.5% last quarter, the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch report found a sharp increase in small business job growth as well as a significant bump in hourly wages these businesses pay. In July, the Small...

Square Launches Square Banking Suite for Small Business Owners

Over the past few years, Square has expanded from being a small business point of sale solution to offering a variety of financial services to consumers and business owners alike. Now, the company is furthering those efforts by once again focusing on the needs of small business owners. Following the...

Mastercard and MLB Announce Home Team Advantage Small Business Contest

Just in time for the annual All Star Game, this week, Mastercard and Major League Baseball announced that they were extending their long-held partnership. More importantly, the two entities also revealed that they're teaming up for the Home Team Advantage Small Business Contest. This edition of the contest is open to...

FICO Announces "Score A Better Future" Virtual Event for Small Businesses

In recent years, FICO has hosted a number of public events intended to help consumers better understand their credit. Dubbed "Score a Better Future," past sessions have taken place in locations across the country. Now, FICO is partnering with the Small Business Roundtable, the National Association of Women Business Owners,...

Amazon Highlights Small Businesses Ahead of Prime Day 2021

On June 21st and 22nd, e-retail giant Amazon will celebrate its annual Prime Day — its Black Friday-esque sales event. Ahead of those dates, the site is incentivizing support for small businesses. This includes allowing shoppers to earn a credit for shopping small, rewarding Amazon credit cardholders with additional discounts,...