We met RapidAPI founder Iddo Gino when he and his team were merely a promising seed stage company; they were a part of our 16th accelerator batch in the fall of 2016 and were just breaking into the application program interface (API) space. For those unfamiliar, an API is a set of procedures, protocols, and tools for building software applications. Similar to how a visual user interface makes it simple for end users to use programs, application programming interfaces (APIs) make it easier for developers to use certain technologies in building applications. Since their time with 500, Rapid API process hundreds of billions (yes, with a “B”) of API calls every month and have raised capital from Silicon Valley giants … Read More The post Breaking into the Asian API market: RapidAPI and Rakuten Team Up appeared first on 500 Startups.
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When deciding to employ a new cleaning contractor for your premises, it can be a huge undertaking. There are many reasons for this, and there can be a number of factors to consider: Is the company capable of the job? Are the operatives trustworthy? Do they have the industry accreditations necessary to comply with health […] The post 6 Essential Considerations When Choosing the Right Cleaning Company for Your Business appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Brand partnerships can be a great growth strategy for businesses as small as the health club on the corner or as large as Coca-Cola. But as with dating apps, you need to be extremely careful who you hook up with. One of the most important elements to consider is size. But don’t merely look at […] The post How Size Matters in Brand Partnerships appeared first on SmallBizClub.
If you’re starting your own business, or even if you’ve been in business for a while, you may be wondering what your options are for structuring your company. There are a number of types of business entities, each of which works in different ways. Choosing the right one for your company may be the single […] The post Types of Business Entities and How They Work appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Question: Jane is a Partner in a partnership with a July 31 year end. What information does she use to calculate the Sec. 199A deduction she claims on her 2018 Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return? Short Answer: Jane uses the information from her partnership Schedule K-1, Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc., for the year ended […] The post Partnerships and Pass-through Entities: What Do You Do? appeared first on SmallBizClub.
When you’ve been in business for some time, it’s hard to remember what it was like when you were first starting out. In some sense, it’s much safer and easier to rest on your laurels than to have to risk inventing something new. But the truth is, inside every established business is a start-up waiting […] The post 4 Lessons from the Startup World That Will Benefit Your Small Business appeared first on SmallBizClub.
An unincorporated organization with two or more members is generally classified as a partnership for federal tax purposes if its members carry on a trade, business, financial operation, or venture and divide its profits. However, a joint undertaking merely to share expenses is not a partnership. For example, co-ownership of property maintained and rented or […] The post How Organizations Are Classified as Partnerships appeared first on SmallBizClub.
My best friend and I would lock ourselves in my tiny, yellow room in Brooklyn, sitting on my bed with a hundred pieces of paper around us, quietly and carefully plotting how we would launch our business. This was an exercise we had done several times during the course of our 15-year friendship, but this […] The post Going into Business with Your Best Friend: A Good Idea or Potential Problem? appeared first on SmallBizClub.