You can troll all day on the internet for tips and tricks on what you should and shouldn’t do as a first time entrepreneur.  Maybe it’s not your first time, but you’re still figuring things out.  Either way, here’s one more that you probably already know (deep within your heart, maybe?).

Burger King's got it right. Have it your way

Burger King’s pretty much got it right. 

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What do you do when you love something so much and want to change the current industry standard?

You start a company (obviously).

Chubbies Shorts Founders

The founders of Chubbies Shorts. From left to right: Kyle Hency, Rainer Castillo, Preston Rutherford & Tom Montgomery

For us, we had a vision to rid the world of expense reports that suck. For the guys at Chubbies Shorts, they envisioned an alternative, retro glam lifestyle from decades past. Two completely different businesses in every single way, but both ideas were born from a desire to change the status quo. Continue Reading…

Coming up with a company tagline isn't always easy

Coming up with a tagline isn’t always easy…

“Expense reports that don’t suck!”

People often chuckle when they hear our tagline – it’s memorable, it’s catchy, and it captures a feeling that they’ve probably experienced before. As an occasional advisor to growing startups, I often get questions about product branding during our early days. Where did our tagline come from? How did we decide on this one? Here are three quick points to consider: Continue Reading…

What better time than Giving Tuesday to feature one of our favorite organizations doing good, Camp Kesem?

Camp Kesem Uses Expensify LogoCamp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer.

Since Camp Kesem was founded in 2000, the organization has grown nationwide into 62 chapters for one purpose – to be a child’s friend through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Along the way, thousands of college students across the country have poured their hearts and souls into this organization to deliver what these children need most – a place where they feel safe, loved and respected, and able to be their whole authentic selves. Continue Reading…

This week’s Expensifier of the Week is Yes To, a global leader in natural skin and hair care with awesome and affordable products made with fruits, veggies, and a smile!

A sample of Yes To's natural products

A sample of Yes To’s line of natural skin and hair products

Founded in 2006, Yes To, Inc‘s award-winning formulations are over 95% natural, have proven results, and are free of parabens, petroleum, and SLS. They offer seven unique collections, including products for face, body, hair, lips, and even babies to allow people to create their own natural ‘recipe’ that works for them.  Continue Reading…

“Best offshore I’ve been on since the last offshore,” — a software engineer or sales team veteran.

expensify group photo in lagos

The team beachside.

Regardless of who actually said that, they’re not far from the truth: Offshore 2014 was packed with long 12-hour working days mixed with weekends filled with sightseeing and sunbathing. We got elbows deep in Portugal’s cod and port wine culture, participated in a Portuguese version of the running of the bulls, bunkered up at a restored monastery for a week, enjoyed a live fado performance, and much, much more.  Continue Reading…


Bitly logoYou’ve seen them all over the web — Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, your email, and more — but you might have not noticed. That’s how simple Bitly works.

Bitly’s mission is to empower marketers to makebetter decisions by providing insight into the connected world. Since 2008, the company has been committed to unleashing the power of the link. Continue Reading…