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Robert Half Promotes Micah Reinhold To Senior Vice President Of Finance

Published: Mar. 8, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST|Updated: 2 hours ago

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Talent solutions and business consulting firm Robert Half has promoted Micah Reinhold to senior vice president of finance. In this role, she will oversee financial planning, data and analytics, and finance transformation programs that deliver strategic insights to customers across the enterprise.

Micah Reinhold, senior vice president of finance for Robert Half
Micah Reinhold, senior vice president of finance for Robert Half(PRNewswire)

Reinhold joined Robert Half in 2015 and has held progressive leadership roles with the company, most recently serving as vice president of finance. During her tenure, she developed a centralized financial planning team, led accounting teams, and expanded the breadth and scope of the company’s financial data and analytics reporting.

“Since joining Robert Half, Micah has worked collaboratively with her peers across the finance function to advance the transformation of our organization’s financial systems, processes

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Maple Finance partners with Celsius to launch wETH lending pool

Digital asset lending platform Celsius has become the first pool delegate from the centralized finance market to deploy a crypto-centric lending service on Maple Finance, utilizing the latter’s smart contract and blockchain infrastructure to facilitate a $30 million pool to institutional investors.

Celsius succeeds existing pool delegates BlockTower, Orthogonal Trading, Maven 11 and Alameda Research in partnering with Maple on such an endeavor.

The introduction of wrapped Ether (wETH) is set to complement the existing accessibility to trade Circle’s native stablecoin, USD Coin (USDC), enabling investors to utilize the asset across an array of trading components, including staking, lending and borrowing.

Cointelegraph spoke to Sidney Powell, Maple Finance’s co-founder and CEO, to uncover the prerequisites and financial nuances that interested institutional investors must be aware of before engaging with the pool.

Powell shared that “Institutions work directly with the Celsius team to borrow from this pool. Borrowers have

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Best Ways to Finance a Franchise

If you want to open a franchise of an established brand but don’t have the cash, you may be able to finance all or part of the purchase. Franchise financing is a common method of paying thousands of dollars in startup costs.

Options for franchise financing include Small Business Administration and conventional loans, plus many alternatives. Read on to learn about ways to finance a franchise, what to expect when you apply for financing, and how to choose the right franchise loan.

What Are the Best Sources of Franchise Financing?

Start with the franchisor, which may be able to recommend partner lenders if you need money to purchase a franchise.

“Franchisors, in many instances, have preferred lender lists and resources that know the brand,” says Ron Feldman, chief development officer at ApplePie Capital, a financial solutions provider for franchises.

Consider your options for franchise financing:

SBA Loans

The SBA has

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Hero Electric, OTO Partner on Electric Scooter Finance

Indian electric scooter and bike company Hero Electric has partnered with OTO Capital, a two-wheeler financing startup, to bolster the electric scooter business, the Economic Times of India reported Tuesday (Feb. 8).

The team-up will offer low cost financing solutions for business-to-business (B2B) companies in the electric scooter product category. The B2B partners who use OTO’s flexible plan will now be able to book a test ride with the scooter of their choice and have more flexibility on how they pay.

Under the agreement, Hero Electric will deploy over 20,000 vehicles from now until 2023. Additionally, more financing options for the Hero Nyx bike line will be added, according to the report.

Hero Electric CEO Sohinder Gill said the partnership would offer easier financing options and provide a sustainable transportation model.

“With the government’s focus on EV adoption, we are confident about greater acceptance of clean and electric mobility in

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Wednesday February 9, 2022