On the anniversary of the Wright Brothers being granted a patent for their flying machine.
Indiegogo steps into equity-raising crowd-funding financing but it’s not going to be for everyone.
The SBA Office of Advocacy publishes a new “alternative financing” issue report.
The U.S. Treasury Department is considering intensifying oversight of small business online loans.
During the past few days, the marketplace lending industry has been battered by controversy and negative news.
The fast growing industry is responding to complaints about transparency of fees.
U.S. Treasury Department is studying the fast-growing online marketplace lending industry.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted final rules to facilitate smaller companies’ access to capital that were mandated by Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.
Small businesses are reporting their lending needs are being met, yet banks are lending to small businesses less than before 2008. Why?
OnDeck Capital, which makes loans to small businesses, rallied more than 30 percent on its first day of trading.
The difficulty many small businesses have had in securing traditional bank debt has led to non-bank, internet-enabled lending alternatives that will change the landscape of small business lending well into the future.
Small business lender OnDeck Capital Inc. is preparing to file for an initial public offering that could value the business at roughly $1.5 billion.
New internet-powered models of business lending match up individuals who want to borrow with those who have funds to lend (at higher interest rates than alternative investments).
An introduction to various ways of funding a business project–or the business itself–by combining small amounts of money contributed by each individual in a large group.
While Congress and President enacted crowd-funding legislation called The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or, simply, The JOBS Act) in April 2012, the “jumpstart” speed of the act’s regulations turned out to come a year slower than the law instructed.
The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 today that patent lawsuits can be filed only in courts located in the jurisdiction where a targeted company is incorporated.
When major security threats occur, here are places to turn for the latest updates.
The service shows the growing range of services and products designed to support independent workers.