CEO Tim Schneider Featured in Stop the Vanilla Podcast Episode 26

    He went from working on the farm as a kid to taking the bank public.

    Last week, our very own Tim Schneider was featured in the "Stop the Vanilla" Podcast and spoke about how he learned to understand, own and leverage...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Author: Tim Schneider
    Date: 06/10/2020

    What Makes a Community Bank?

    It was back on March 17, 1997, when we opened our doors in Manitowoc, WI. A group of banking entrepreneurs had seen that the business of banking was changing, so we took a chance and started a bank built on the...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business , Nonprofit

    Author: Melissa Schamburek
    Date: 05/18/2020

    The Importance of a Good Logo

    Celebrate National Small Business Month with a free logo design (or redesign), courtesy of the ICB Marketing Team! Read on for more contest details.

    Think about some of your favorite brands - your favorite fast food...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 05/13/2020

    Relationships: One of the Many Benefits of Community Banking

    There are more than 30 million small businesses (defined as 500 employees or less) in the United States, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), and a little over 5,000 community banks. Fortunately,...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    Author: Melissa Schamburek
    Date: 04/24/2020

    7 Things to Do for Your Business During COVID Downtime

    As a business owner, your “to-do” list is probably overwhelming at times. But with all the responsibilities of running your day-to-day business, you may never get around to those tasks. Now that COVID-19 has forced...

    Topics: Business Growth , General Business

    Author: Tom Detienne
    Date: 03/18/2020

    How to Obtain the Right Business Loan: Tips for Keeping More Cash in Your Company

    When looking for a loan for your business – whether to finance an expansion, acquire equipment, support seasonal revenue fluctuations, or any one of a number of other needs – it’s important to remember that not all...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth

    A Look at ICB Electronic Banking Services for Business

    Now that we're into our third decade of the millennium, the vast majority of banks offer online banking, and many also offer a mobile banking app. But did you know that the benefits of electronic banking go beyond...

    Topics: Risk/Fraud , Business Growth , Cash Management , General Business , Nonprofit

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 02/12/2020

    Developing a Good Banking Relationship

    Valentine’s Day is upon us! Each year, February 14 allows us to reflect on the extraordinary relationships we have in our lives. We realize that your banker may not be on the top of your Valentine’s Day gift-giving...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    Benefits of Community Business Bank