Best Banks for Online Businesses

Discover the best banks for online businesses. Includes information on the best banks for small business checking, as well as frequently asked questions.

Updated on January 13th, 2020

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As an online business, who you bank with is as important as keeping your customers happy. To help you manage your business and provide efficient service, we've compiled a list of the best banks offering free business checking accounts, zero monthly fees, and low opening deposits.

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Why We Chose Azlo:

Azlo is designed for entrepreneurs. The bank doesn't charge for payments and transfers, offers unlimited transactions, and does not require a minimum balance.

Azlo's digital platform is easy to use and practical. An account can be opened from a phone or computer. The platform allows integrations with other software like Quickbooks, Paypal, and TransferWise. And, unlike most banks, Azlo allows for digital invoices to be created and sent directly from an account.

Things to Consider When Evaluating Banks for Online Businesses:

  1. What services does your business need, and how much does the bank charge for these services.
  2. Consider not only the services your business needs in the short-term but also those it might need in two years.

Best Banks for Online Businesses:

Our Rank

Bank

Reviews

1.

Azlo

Affordable online banking, no minimum balance required, but no physical bank branches.

2.

Capital One

Offers a great credit card option for business owners who travel.

3.

Axos

Easy-to-use online banking, very low fees, but no cash deposits.

4.

TIAA

Formerly EverBank, offers low checking fees and low interest rates on savings accounts.

5.

Iberia

Offer online banking, low fees, and free business checking options.

6.

BBVA Compass Bank

Offers free business checking accounts and mobile banking, but has physical locations in only seven states.

7.

Chase Bank

Major national bank with many locations and large network, but charges high monthly checking fees.

8.

Wells Fargo

World's second-largest bank, offers low interest rates, but requires excellent credit score.

9.

Citizens Bank

Offers a variety of business loans for small businesses, and no limit for business mortgages.

10.

Comerica

Offers free small business checking accounts, good mobile banking tools, but branches located in only five states.

11.

Popular Bank

Offers good rates, and fraud control, but is entirely online.

12.

M&T Bank

Provides customized banking options and a strong national network, but charges steep overdraft fees.

13.

US Bank

Has a variety of small business banking products, but only for current US Bank customers.

14.

SunTrust

Offers an online cash management service with Quickbooks integration, and a variety of small business banking products.

15.

KeyBank

Charges low monthly fees, and checking accounts with overdraft protection. Locations in 39 states.

16.

CitiBank

Provides a variety of banking options including flexible checking accounts, and a global network.

17.

1st Bank

Offers very basic checking options, at low monthly fees.

FAQs:

What are the best online banks for small business checking?

What are the best business checking accounts for online businesses?