Making small business payments faster, smarter, easier
Michele Herron, Head of SMB Strategy
Small businesses do a lot for the United States. They drive both economic growth as well as employment growth. According to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, small businesses accounted for 60% of the new jobs in the years following the end of the recession in 2009. In addition, more than half of all Americans either own or work for a small business.
Since 1963, the United States has recognized the many contributions of America’s small business owners and entrepreneurs through National Small Business Week. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of entrepreneurs and small businesses and offer free classes and networking opportunities.
Next week, May 1-7, 2016 is National Small Business Week and Vantiv would also like to take this opportunity to recognize the contributions of our small business customers and partners as well as the many other innovators sharing their passion with the world.
Starting next Monday, we’ll be providing a host of resources on our website aimed at helping small business owners grow their business and continue to do what they love! But our commitment to small businesses doesn’t stop there. We’re launching a community, called Vantiv BizBuz, for small businesses where participants can connect with their peers, and find valuable resources. Vantiv BizBuz is a trusted, interactive community for small business owners, providing easy ways to gather and share ideas, insights and resources. Members can ask questions, attend exclusive webinars, as well as gather discounts from sponsors like Office Depot®.
We salute small businesses for their many contributions to the economy and look forward to helping business owners to make payments smarter, faster and easier so entrepreneurs can focus on what they love: their business.