Young and Profiting Listeners: Get 2.2% cashback in 2022 on every purchase for your business

2.2% unlimited cashback on every purchase for your business in 2022¹
Psst, you can only find this at Nearside!
No monthly fees, overdraft fees, or minimum requirements
Accessible loans up to $10,000 to grow your business²
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Free, with no monthly fees or minimums

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150, 000 entrepreneurs

Personal chefs
Makeup artists
Clothing designers
Peach farmers
Etsy sellers
Home cleaners
Uber drivers
Personal chefs
Makeup artists
Clothing designers
Peach farmers
Etsy sellers
Home cleaners
Uber drivers
Personal chefs
Makeup artists
Clothing designers
Peach farmers
Etsy sellers
Home cleaners
Uber drivers

Nearside business bank account

Unlimited cashback for self-starters
Small businesses and gig work can be unpredictable, your finances don't have to be. Get 2.2% cashback on every purchase for your business in 2022 without fees or monthly minimums.
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“Signing up for Nearside felt like a relief. The bank account has a great user interface and getting money in and out is a breeze!”
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Nearside business loans up to $10,000

Loans that work for you
Bank with Nearside and get a custom loan offer up to $10,000 to support your small business or side gig. Get predictable weekly payments and affordable flat rates with no origination fees or prepayment penalties.
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“When I applied, I had limited credit and I was a pretty small new business. Nearside was the only company that took a chance on me.”
Nathan Meyer
Colorado Peach Company

Gig workers

New business owners

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and you’re next!

We’re for people like you.

From beauty stylists to Uber drivers to Etsy sellers who knit lizard hats, we’re in the business of supporting small.

Single-member LLCs

Independent contractors


Transparent pricing

Small business banking should be simple. Skip unnecessary fees with the Nearside free online business bank account.

Free ATM withdrawals from virtually anywhere

Avoid bank fees with access to our 55,000 ATMs across the globe.

Send money in a snap

Send money for free via ACH or checks through your Nearside dashboard.

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No registered business necessary, even if you’re a one-person-show.

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Complete your application online in just a few minutes.

Submit your application

It’s often approved within the same day.

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Fund your account and start earning cashback with your Nearside debit card.

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World-class security 

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Advanced encryption

Small business banking secured with the same Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256) as the United States Military

Enhanced data protection

Our servers are located in a secure data center, protected by an enterprise-class firewall system.

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Integrate seamlessly

You can connect your Nearside account to the platforms that bring cash into your small business, including Lyft, Square, Amazon, Shopify, and more.

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Working for yourself can feel like a leap into the unknown. From business guides to stories from other entrepreneurs, find solutions that save you time and money while sparking inspiration.
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Nearside is a financial technology company and is not a bank. Banking services provided by Piermont Bank; Member FDIC. The Nearside Visa® Debit Card is issued by Piermont Bank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. and may be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.

  1. You will earn 1% cashback plus a 1.2% cashback bonus in 2022 (total 2.2%) by using your Nearside business debit card for purchases. You will not earn cashback rewards on purchases of cash-like instruments (money orders, gift cards, etc.), peer-to-peer payments, money transfers and other transactions that do not involve purchases of goods and services. Terms and conditions apply.
  2. Conditions Apply.  Your eligibility for a loan and the loan amount will depend on factors such as: 1) length of time as an accountholder; 2) amount of debit card and other account transactions and 3) linkage of direct deposits, POS and other sources of income.  We do not use credit scores to determine eligibility for our loans.