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68 Jessica Mah - CEO & Founder of inDinero

The Kara Goldin Show

Jessica Mah started inDinero in 2010 to help entrepreneurs with all their accounting and tax needs. She's grown the company from zero to over 250 employees, and she has been featured in the Forbes and Inc. "30 Under 30" lists. Jessica talks about building her business, what she has learned over the last 10 years, how to refuel when you're feeling the entrepreneurial burnt out, and more. "As an entrepreneur, you're pivoting every six months. I just see it as part of being an entrepreneur, and that's what makes it exciting." - Jessica Mah

42mins

29 Jul 2020

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Prioritizing Profit, People, and Planet | EP 198: Jessica Mah, CEO of inDinero

Business with Purpose

As a business owner, often one of our biggest pain points are taxes and accounting. My guest today is especially passionate about helping social entrepreneurs tackle this aspect of their business in a purposeful way. Jessica Mah is the founder and CEO of inDinero and loves helping entrepreneurs run better businesses. She has grown the company from zero to over 250 employees and has been featured in the Forbes & Inc “30 Under 30 list.” Jessica left high school at age 15 to attend Bard College at Simon’s Rock, studied computer science at UC Berkeley, went through Y Combinator, and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). I loved talking with Jessica! She is brilliant and can take concepts like taxes and accounting, do them with passion and purpose, and even make others excited about them! Join me for this inspiring conversation with Jessica Mah. 2:17 - The Jess 101 Jess Mah is the founder and CEO of a company called inDinero. inDinero does accounting and taxes for small businesses with the idea that there’s a better way to deliver a more delightful accounting experience for business owners through technology and automation. Jess found a way to create sustainable and ethical finance for businesses working on social issues. B Corps are certified purpose-driven organizations, but it is an extremely difficult process to be certified. It can take years to prepare for, and Jess and her team help their customers who have purpose-driven businesses make a greater impact right away rather than getting bogged down in years of certification processes. 6:07 – Purpose-Driven Organizations in a Time of Crisis. During this unprecedented time of a global pandemic, the work of inDinero can help businesses tackle the difficult questions that may initially arise like “How will we pay our rent”, or “How do we deal with payroll when our employees are not working?” Once that painful part has been addressed and tackled, the next steps are finding ways to recalibrate and innovate for a “new normal.” It can be hard to see the other side of the hard times or the breakthrough that can come from a challenging season in our businesses or personal lives. Jess is using that mission-driven motivation from both her personal and professional life to rally with other organizations (like c19coalition.org) and raise working capital to provide PPE for hospitals and other businesses. 13:39 – Prioritizing Profit, People, and Planet Jess had an epiphany while attending a CEO summit series. She initially got into accounting because she believed it could be turned around from something that’s typically boring to something that’s sexy. She wanted to help companies feel like they’re doing something impactful for business and the world at large. While speaking with a very successful global business owner at the summit series, Jess told him that she loves her business and would like for it to be more helpful and impactful. The conversation helped Jess consider how doubling or tripling a company’s bottom line, helping them manage their giving program, and lending to other non-profit organizations could allow them to do more good overall. 17:15 – Purpose Along the Way Jess’ first goal was to make an entrepreneur’s life better because accounting and financial management is so painful for entrepreneurs. What she found over the years was that it didn’t feel as impactful as she thought it could and knew she could help business impact scale up to 80-90%. So many entrepreneurs are or have been in Jess’ shoes where they start making a profit and realize they want to be able to do good as well. That process is challenging because once they’ve started growing profit, they don’t have as strong of a cultural pull to make a difference. The products being sold may not be directly tied to impact. Jess started being more candid and open conversations with other businesses wanting to make impact, which helped create a more powerful change through collaboration. In the next 10 years, Jess thinks there will be an even greater shift to a triple-bottom line of planet, people, and profit. Not only does she think it’s possible, she thinks it will actually be front and center of most organizations. Collaborating with various leaders and businesses on the C19 Coalition has created so much opportunity for a more collective community. Working together has multiplied the amount of good.  Accounting may not directly change the world, but inDinero can help their customers utilize their assets for greater impact.  27:41 – Getting to Know Our Guest Find out Jess is learning about herself during Covid-19, what her guilty pleasure is, what she would do differently if she knew no one was judging her, what she’s reading right now, and of course, what it means to Jess to run a business with purpose! CONNECT WITH JESS AND INDINERO: If you would like to connect with Jess and her team to talk about the good work you’re trying to do, you can email ceo@indinero.com https://www.indinero.com/ https://twitter.com/indinero https://www.linkedin.com/company/indinero https://www.facebook.com/inDinerocom Memorable Quotes: 5:56 - “Doing this helps a CEO be more focused and probably be more successful than if they were just directly focused on only profit and making money.” 7:40 – “As Covid-19 became a problem, I told our employees that this is their chance to be the essential, front line workers but in the business world. You have doctors and nurses helping patients, and in our case, businesses are our patients.” 11:31 - “I think it’s a two-part problem. On one hand, we do have to deal with the onslaught of problems …that’s the most painful part, but once you get through that, then you can start having these conversations around how we really maximize this and see it as an opportunity.” ABOUT JESSICA MAH: As Founder and CEO of inDinero, Jess loves helping entrepreneurs run better businesses. She has grown the company from zero to over 250 employees and has been featured in the Forbes and Inc 30 Under 30 Lists. Jessica left high school at age 15 to attend Bard College at Simon's Rock, studied computer science at U.C. Berkeley, went through Y Combinator, and is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO). Her passions and hobbies include mentoring up-and-coming entrepreneurs, DJ’ing at night clubs, and flying airplanes. She’s also been extremely active with C19Coalition which is helping bring millions of N95 masks and other medical supplies to hospitals. Leave a comment below with something you learned from this episode.

38mins

17 Jun 2020

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73: Jessica Mah in Dinero, SBA Loans PPP & EIDL Covid Bailouts

Women Investing Network's Podcast

Today, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [1:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [2:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [3:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [5:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [7:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [10:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [14:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [18:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [20:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [22:10] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [23:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

24mins

9 May 2020

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323: COVID-19 Bailout, SBA Loans PPP & EIDL, inDinero’s Jessica Mah

American Monetary Association

Beware of the 'invisible tax,' inflation. Jason Hartman discusses inflation, poverty, and work-from-home lifestyle and advantages. In these challenging times, what professionals are able to stay optimistic? How are the elites transferring wealth? In part II of today’s show, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [3:15] There are two types of taxation that we are paying: 1) The tax that we see, income tax, sales tax, etc 2) The inflation tax, which destroys the purchasing power of our money [7:30] People are being driven into poverty in this quarantine, making it very difficult for some to adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle [13:30] “Tis the set of the sails, And not the gales, Which tell us the way to go.” -Ella Wheeler Wilcox [16:00] How are the elites transferring wealth? [19:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [20:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [21:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [23:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [25:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [26:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [18:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [30:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [31:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [34:00] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [38:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

42mins

1 May 2020

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225: SBA Loans PPP & EIDL Covid Bailouts Jessica Mah inDinero

The Commercial Investing Show

Beware of the invisible tax, inflation. Jason Hartman discusses inflation, poverty, and work-from-home lifestyle and advantages. In these challenging times, what professionals are able to stay optimistic? How are the elites transferring wealth? In part II of today’s show, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [3:15] There are two types of taxation that we are paying: 1) The tax that we see, income tax, sales tax, etc 2) The inflation tax, which destroys the purchasing power of our money [7:30] People are being driven into poverty in this quarantine, making it very difficult for some to adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle [13:30] “Tis the set of the sails, And not the gales, Which tell us the way to go.” -Ella Wheeler Wilcox [16:00] How are the elites transferring wealth? [19:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [20:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [21:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [23:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [25:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [26:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [18:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [30:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [31:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [34:00] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [38:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

42mins

30 Apr 2020

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476: SBA Loans PPP & EIDL, Covid-19 Bailouts, Jessica Mah

Speaking Of Wealth with Jason Hartman

Beware of the 'invisible tax,' inflation. Jason Hartman discusses inflation, poverty, and work-from-home lifestyle and advantages. In these challenging times, what professionals are able to stay optimistic? How are the elites transferring wealth? In part II of today’s show, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [3:15] There are two types of taxation that we are paying: 1) The tax that we see, income tax, sales tax, etc 2) The inflation tax, which destroys the purchasing power of our money [7:30] People are being driven into poverty in this quarantine, making it very difficult for some to adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle [13:30] “Tis the set of the sails, And not the gales, Which tell us the way to go.” -Ella Wheeler Wilcox [16:00] How are the elites transferring wealth? [19:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [20:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [21:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [23:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [25:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [26:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [18:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [30:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [31:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [34:00] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [38:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com TAX SALE Webinar Link www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

42mins

21 Apr 2020

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476: SBA Loans PPP & EIDL, Covid-19 Bailouts, Jessica Mah

Speaking Of Wealth with Jason Hartman

Beware of the 'invisible tax,' inflation. Jason Hartman discusses inflation, poverty, and work-from-home lifestyle and advantages. In these challenging times, what professionals are able to stay optimistic? How are the elites transferring wealth? In part II of today’s show, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [3:15] There are two types of taxation that we are paying: 1) The tax that we see, income tax, sales tax, etc 2) The inflation tax, which destroys the purchasing power of our money [7:30] People are being driven into poverty in this quarantine, making it very difficult for some to adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle [13:30] “Tis the set of the sails, And not the gales, Which tell us the way to go.” -Ella Wheeler Wilcox [16:00] How are the elites transferring wealth? [19:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [20:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [21:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [23:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [25:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [26:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [18:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [30:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [31:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [34:00] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [38:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com TAX SALE Webinar Link www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

42mins

21 Apr 2020

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125: COVID-19 Bailout, SBA Loans PPP & EIDL, inDinero’s Jessica Mah

Jet Setter Show

Beware of the 'invisible tax,' inflation. Jason Hartman discusses inflation, poverty, and work-from-home lifestyle and advantages. In these challenging times, what professionals are able to stay optimistic? How are the elites transferring wealth? In part II of today’s show, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [3:15] There are two types of taxation that we are paying: 1) The tax that we see, income tax, sales tax, etc 2) The inflation tax, which destroys the purchasing power of our money [7:30] People are being driven into poverty in this quarantine, making it very difficult for some to adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle [13:30] “Tis the set of the sails, And not the gales, Which tell us the way to go.” -Ella Wheeler Wilcox [16:00] How are the elites transferring wealth? [19:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [20:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [21:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [23:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [25:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [26:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [18:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [30:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [31:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [34:00] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [38:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com TAX SALE Webinar Link www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

42mins

20 Apr 2020

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158: SBA Loans PPP & EIDL Covid Bailouts Jessica Mah inDinero

Jason Hartman Foundation

Beware of the 'invisible tax,' inflation. Jason Hartman discusses inflation, poverty, and work-from-home lifestyle and advantages. In these challenging times, what professionals are able to stay optimistic? How are the elites transferring wealth? In part II of today’s show, Jason interviews Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero. Tune in for pro-tips on loan approval for PPP & EIDL. How can you optimize your time with loan delays, and get ahead of the game? And, don’t forget to prep for the end-game of these loans, will they be forgiven? Follow the rules and we shall see.  Key Takeaways: [3:15] There are two types of taxation that we are paying: 1) The tax that we see, income tax, sales tax, etc 2) The inflation tax, which destroys the purchasing power of our money [7:30] People are being driven into poverty in this quarantine, making it very difficult for some to adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle [13:30] “Tis the set of the sails, And not the gales, Which tell us the way to go.” -Ella Wheeler Wilcox [16:00] How are the elites transferring wealth? [19:30] Jessica Mah, founder of inDinero, helping entrepreneurs run better businesses [20:50] PPP has run out? Only 6% of all applications have been approved by the SBA and funded.  [21:15] The SBA is saying the best option is to use the bank you are already with, although Jessica has seen more success getting a loan through smaller regional banks [23:15] Have you seen success in getting loans with brokers? [25:30] Every bank is accepting PPP & EIDL applications even though they’re both on hold due to running out of money [26:45] How can you be successful at getting your slice of the bailout pie? [18:30] Pro-Tips: Show your work; have an excel spreadsheet that shows how you came to your figures [30:30] How difficult is the one-page application?  [31:00] The Magic Question, “What is all of the information you need from me in order for the bank to formally process my loan application and submit it to the SBA?” [34:00] This loan could be forgiven if properly played out [38:00] Encouraged to apply for PPP & EIDL, but PPP is the better of the two options for covering big payroll sheets Websites: Blog.indinero.com covid@indinero.com www.PandemicInvesting.Com TAX SALE Webinar Link www.JasonHartman.com Jason Hartman PropertyCast (Libsyn) Jason Hartman PropertyCast (iTunes) 1-800-HARTMAN

42mins

20 Apr 2020

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#72: How to Grow Your Business Through Strategic Acquisition with Jessica Mah and Tom Gabbert

Powderkeg - Igniting Startups

Imagine you’ve founded a business and led it to profitability. Your growth plan is working, your company culture is strong, and there’s a clear path to sustained prosperity. But you discover another business owner whose vision complements yours. Then you meet, and slowly the idea of joining forces becomes a real possibility. Do you stay the course, or explore a deal?That scenario mirrors the one Tom Gabbert, founder and managing director of mAccounting, and Jessica Mah, founder and CEO of inDinero, found themselves in. Each had developed a healthy respect for what the other was building, yet it took time navigate if it made sense to bring their companies. For starters, one was a software company, the other a services company. One was headquartered in the Midwest, the other on the West Coast.But for Jessica and Tom, the potential synergies (not to mention culture fit) made it worth navigating such obstacles. On today’s episode, they discuss how their visions intersected, and what excited each of them about their companies joining forces. In this episode with Jessica Mah and Tom Gabbert, you’ll learn:--- How Jessica Mah first pitched inDinero to investors, and how her vision evolved after.--- How technology and outsourcing have rapidly changed the accounting industry.--- What impressed Tom Gabbert so much about Jessica Mah and inDinero.--- Why inDinero, a software company, felt it made sense to acquire a services company.--- Why you should focus on your vision, not what you think investors will like.--- The synergies of mAccounting and inDinero, and how culture fit impacts a merger.--- How outsourced financial services help companies stay exit- and transaction-ready.If you like this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes. You can also follow us on Soundcloud or Stitcher. We have an incredible lineup of interviews we’ll be releasing every Tuesday here on the Powderkeg Podcast. Check it out at powderkeg.com/itunes.

45mins

5 Feb 2019

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