Learn With Facebook Aims To Train 1 Million People And Small Business Owners By 2020

Technology has changed the way we learn and teach. Any type of class, prior to the digital era was restricted to brick and mortar, professional lectures, and in-person discussions. Today, there are various ways of delivering information, learning and even engaging with other students. Classes no longer have to be […]

Slack Goes Public, FreshBooks Expands…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1— Workplace messaging app Slack to go public. Early this week, California-based workplace messaging startup Slack said it had filed a confidential registration for an IPO. The company claims […]

On Ease Of Doing Business, PM Modi’s Advice To Bureaucrats

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked bureaucrats to improve last mile delivery and focus on streamlining procedures to improve the country’s ‘ease of doing business’ rankings, his office has said. He also said that besides improving the ease of doing business rankings, it would also increase the ‘ease of […]

SBI’s Multi-Option Deposit Scheme: Here Are 10 Things To Know

SBI or State Bank of India offers a type of fixed deposit or term deposit scheme called the Multi Option Deposit Scheme (MODS). A fixed deposit is a secure financial instrument offered by banks, which fetch guaranteed returns. Unlike normal term deposits which are fully liquidated anytime you need funds; […]

Small Business Saturday isn’t a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it

For Mackenzi Farquer, Small Business Saturday is a big deal. The owner of Queens, New York-based Lockwood gift shop, which sells kitchenware, clothing and paper goods, says there’s often barely room to stand in her locations on the retail holiday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. “It’s our busiest day […]