If Your Lending Strategy Is Costing Quality Customers, You’re Doing It Wrong

This post was originally featured on CEO.com The financial industry is in flux. Until recently, getting a loan was highly difficult for people with less-than-stellar credit. Traditional products are designed for borrowers with 700-plus credit ratings. It’s a standard that penalizes the 56 percent of Americans who have subprime scores and completely excludes the 45 million … More If Your Lending Strategy Is Costing Quality Customers, You’re Doing It Wrong

6 Ways to Harness Local Talent for Your Startup

This post was originally featured on Noobpreneur.com and was co-authored with the lovely Kelsey Martin, Bristlecone’s director of people and culture. It’s a common assumption in startups these days: In order to find good talent, you have to look toward Silicon Valley or New York, even if you’re based in mid-America. The thought goes that if … More 6 Ways to Harness Local Talent for Your Startup