Collections Innovation

May 13, 2008


Just got back from 2 weeks in Southern Spain and Portugal – what a nice holiday. Here’s an ingenious innovation in collections I noticed while enjoying a frosty beverage on the beach:

collections innovation

It’s really windy on the coast of Southern Europe and bills fly away when you are settling your tab. Note the clip holding down my twenty Euros. That little clip is a simple elegant solution to a straightforward problem – very nice.


about the author

Co-Founder & CEO, FreshBooks Mike is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since then, over 10 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars. A lover of the outdoors, Mike has been bitten so many times it’s rumoured he’s the first human to have developed immunity to mosquitoes.