Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein says the rebels―the entrepreneurs and the small business owners―are the heroes of the Shopify story… and the rebels are winning.

57% of Small Businesses in US Are Now Fully Open

As restrictions ease around the country, a new reports shows that 57% of all small businesses are fully open.

Google Reducing Play Store Fees for Small Developers

Google is following Apple’s lead, cutting its Play Store fees in half for developers that earn less than $1 million per year.

Pandemic Reinvention Is Real For SMBs, Says Bill.com CEO

Rene Lacarte, CEO of Bill.com, says that the pandemic reinvention is real for small and medium-sized businesses and that they need to innovate and digitize the back office.

Barely a Quarter of SMBs Buy Software That Meets Their Needs

A new survey shows that only 27% of SMBs buy software that meets or exceeds their needs.

What Is Industry 4.0 and How Will it Affect Us?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will lay improvements across 3 new sectors: smart communication, data quality, and smart devices.

Yelp: 61% Of Restaurant Closures Permanent

By far, the hardest hit segment of the economy impacted by the forced government closures mandated by various state governor executive orders over the last six months has been restaurants.

Etsy CEO: Anti-Competitive Act By Amazon To Consolidate Market Power

This is going to have tremendous consequences for the 3 million sellers on Etsy should Amazon prevail in this fight. It’s really an anti-competitive act from amazon to consolidate their market power.

Google Donating $800 Million to Small Businesses Amid Crisis

With the fate of many small businesses on the line, Google is donating some $800 million to assist small businesses during the economic crisis.

Amazon VP Says 58% of Sales Come From Small Businesses

Over 50% of everything that gets sold on Amazon actually comes from small and medium-sized businesses. Their success is our success so we’re definitely focused on doubling down on that. We have over 1.9 million small and medium-sized businesses in the US who work together with Amazon to conduct their business.