How big data and machine learning techniques mean small business borrowers can know whether or not they are approved for a loan in just a few minutes.
The marketplace lender plans to use the investment to expand its lending products for small businesses and will explore non-lending products and services for these customers.
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.
75% of Americans have purchased something online. However, most of those who have shopped online say they prefer shopping in a bricks and mortar store, according to a new study by NPR and the Marist Institute for Public Opinion
Most small business safety efforts lack formal planning and training
To help address the state’s rapidly shrinking tax base, Vermont is attempting a new spin on the conventional industrial planning approach
32 percent of U.S. workers say they are reluctant to use all of their paid vacation days, claiming they are pressured not to take time off.