Jared Hecht

Jared Hecht is the cofounder and CEO of Fundera, an online marketplace to help business owners secure financing. Prior to Fundera, Hecht cofounded group messaging app, GroupMe.

Inside Recruiting March 7, 2019
6 Interview Questions Every Small Business Owner Should Ask

Building your business to the point where you need to hire extra staff is a huge accomplishment, but that doesn't make it any easier to find the right people to fill those new roles. Between effectively targeting candidates, sifting through piles of resumes, and interviewing your top applicants, there is a lot of work to be done throughout the entire process. It is tough for a small...

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Success December 20, 2018
14 End-of-the-Year Employee Gift Ideas That Won't Break the Budget

Giving gifts to your employees around the holidays is a great way to show your appreciation and boost office morale. As a business owner, of course, you need to balance your giving spirit with your budget. Unless you had a particularly lucrative year, you won't want to blow hundreds of dollars per employee on flashy gifts just to say you did. Thankfully, there are a lot of fun gifts you...

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Inside Recruiting November 8, 2018
How SMBs Can Compete With Large Companies in the Talent Market

Even when the talent pool is plentiful, small businesses find themselves locked in fierce competition for talent against larger companies equipped with more resources. As the US unemployment drops below 4 percent and the economy hums along, that struggle may only get tougher. To contend with the major corporations of the world, small business owners need to get creative. Here are nine...

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