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HSBC Digitizes SMB Lending In Canada With Biz2Credit Partnership

HSBC Bank Canada is collaborating with alternative lending firm Biz2Credit to streamline and digitize small business lending in the country.

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FORBES

People often confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day, which takes place at the end of May, honors members of the military who have sacrificed their lives in combat.

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FORBES

By most measures of performance, the American economy has been bustling during 2018. The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached its highest ever closing of 26,828.39 on October 3.

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FORBES

With the economy starting to show some signs of slowing down, President Trump has aimed his wrath at the Federal Reserve and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, whom Trump appointed to a f

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FORBES

Average annual revenue of Latino-owned business increased from $258,702 in 2016-17 to $327,189 in 2017-18, an increase of 26.5%, according to a new study of more than 28,000 busine

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CNBC

There's a powerful force turbocharging small-business growth in the United States that often goes overlooked. It's the Latino contingent that has outstripped all other demographic

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YAHOO FINANCE

There's a powerful force turbocharging small-business growth in the United States that often goes overlooked.

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ANDROMEDA

Andromeda, loan distributors, entered a strategic alliance with Biz2Credit, a US-based fintech marketplace and platform for business funding.

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MONEY-CONTROL

US based fintech firm Biz2Credit is digitally enhancing its operations in India and is targeting Rs 100 crore topline over next two years.

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BUSINESS STANDARD

US based fintech firm Biz2Credit is digitally enhancing its operations in India and is targeting Rs 100 crore topline over next two years.

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ET Tech

Loan distributor Andromeda has entered a strategic alliance with Biz2Credit, a US-based fintech marketplace and platform for business funding.

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FORBES

This month marks ten years since the market crash of 2008, and times have changed dramatically for small business lending.

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FORBES

The 2018 hurricane season (June through November) has become increasingly more intense since the calendar turned to September.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announced on Wednesday the launch of its BizAnalyzer Virtual CFO, which is described as an advanced software tool that enables business owners to make smarter financial

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NASDAQ

Biz2Credit today announced the launch of its BizAnalyzer TM Virtual CFO, an advanced software tool that enables business owners to make smarter financial decisions about

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INC

The last weeks of August are often among the slowest of the year for small businesses. It is a time when many employees take vacations and those who remain at work cover for them.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit recently announced the results of its latest small business lending index, which revealed that small business loan approval rates for big banks reached another high poin

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SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS

The July Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index reports this was a strong month for small business lending approvals.

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FORBES

The Federal Reserve says that economic activity is strong, and the Labor Department reports that the economy keeps adding jobs across many sectors and unemployment remains low.

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FORBES

Despite the growing prevalence of online banking, small companies and mid-sized companies (SMBs) write eight times as many checks as their retail customers.

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PYMNTS.com

What's it like to be a small business owner? It depends where one is based, according to the latest data. In Europe, small businesses are feeling optimistic about global expansion

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SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS

According to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, the loan approval percentage across all categories of lenders is rising. For banks and institutional lenders, the month of

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FOX BUSINESS

As you get closer to retirement how about starting a business of your own? After working a lifetime in your 9 to 5 job why not start up a business where you can be the boss.

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CUINSIGHT

Small business loan approval rates for big banks (26.1%) continued the upswing with yet another new high in June 2018, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.

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FORBES

With support from UNICEF USA, teams of student volunteers from New York are in Puerto Rico this summer helping to repair homes that were damaged during Hurricane Maria.

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FORBES

Earlier this month, Congress voted to enable the Small Business Administration (SBA) to increase the annual limit on its loan guarantees for its popular 7(a) loan program by 15 per

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PYMNTS.com

The latest data from the monthly Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index suggests a slump in small business lending among U.S. credit unions.

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FORBES

Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell announced another interest rate hike on June 13 and foretold of two more increases later this year.

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SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS

The record highs reflect a strong US economy and job growth. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate is currently at 3.8%.

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PYMNTS.com

Loan approvals for small business borrowers in the U.S. hit a new peak last month, according to Biz2Credit research. But the story doesn't end there.

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BANKLESS TIMES

Small business loan approval rates for big banks (25.9 per cent) continued the upswing with yet another new high in May 2018, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Ind

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FORBES

For the longest time, small businesses that established deposit relationships with banks could count on them to be lenders at times when the business owners needed money .

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FORBES

Small businesses reported stronger revenue growth and profitability, but continued financial challenges for some segments, according to the recent released Small Business Credit Su

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FORBES

Small business lending may currently be at its highest point this century. The overall strong economy and relatively low interest rates are important factors.

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US NEWS

Small business loans are typically used to start a business, purchase inventory or equipment, purchase real estate or expand an existing business. According to the National Small B

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BANKLESS TIMES

JetPay, a provider of debit and credit card processing services, payroll, tax, and human capital management services, today announced a partnership with Biz2Credit.

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SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS

The 2018 Best Cities for Small Business Growth study by Biz2Credit has revealed New York is the best city for small business growth.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE

The Big Apple, perhaps, is the place to be if you're an entrepreneur aspiring to scale your business. For the second straight year, New York City ranked No. 1 among the best cities

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cuInsight

Small business loan approval rates for big banks (25.7%) continued the upswing with yet another new high in April 2018, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.

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YAHOO FINANCE

For a second year in a row, New York City surpassed Silicon Valley to become the top city for small business, according to Biz2Credit's annual study of the Top Small Business Citie

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MSN

For a second year in a row, New York City surpassed Silicon Valley to become the top city for small business, according to Biz2Credit's annual study.

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FORBES

Each year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation calling for the celebration of National Small Business Week.

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FORBES

Small business loan approval rates at big banks continued the upswing with yet another new high last month, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.

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MAKEIT

A new report released Wednesday reveals an alarming trend: The lending gap for women is widening dramatically, seriously impacting growth prospects for this key demographic group.

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DAILY REPORT

One thing that's critical for growth in a capitalistic economy and that's capital. Small businesses, which have created two out of three new jobs in this country in recent years, a

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WASHINGTON

One thing that's critical for growth in a capitalistic economy and that's capital. Small businesses, which have created two out of three new jobs in this country in recent years.

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FORBES

In his first State of the Union address delivered last week, President Trump focused on the economic successes that occurred during his first year in office. The Dow Jones Industri

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FORBES

Earlier this month, House Committee on Small Business ranking member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) and chair Steve Chabot (R-OH), along with Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Co

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INC

At one point or another, just about every business will need a quick infusion of funding. A merchant cash advance can offer just that; it provides short-term funding offered in one

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FORBES

Women-owned businesses (companies at least 51 percent female-owned) have grown exponentially to account for nearly four-in-ten of U.S. firms over the past two decades.

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FORBES

No one can overlook the strength of the economy at this current point in time. Holiday retail sales were up, the stock markets have performed very well, unemployment remains low, a

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FORBES

With the promise of a New Year often comes the inspiration for leaving an unsatisfying job. Many people will start job hunting immediately. Others will wait until they receive thei

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FORBES

Before launching any new venture, whether it’s a startup or an expansion of an existing enterprise to a new location, an entrepreneur must write a business plan that will guide t

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INC

Entrepreneurs often start with an idea and then, in order to get the business off the ground, need an infusion of capital. With traditional banks and, increasingly, online lenders

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FORBES

Small business lending has been strong in 2017 and recent figures indicate that the trend will continue in the coming year.

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INC

One of the most common questions I get from entrepreneurs is whether they can get a small business loan if they have bad credit. A poor credit rating does not mean it is impossible

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FORBES

Businesses seeking SBA loans this month and in the coming year have a number of reasons to be positive about their chances of securing funding.

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FORBES

Everyone knows you cannot hang a shingle and announce that you have started a business. Launching a company involves research, planning, financing, and fulfilling legal requirement

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INC

Small business optimism has been strong throughout 2017. While President Trump has had plenty of controversy, the stock markets have performed well since he was sworn in on January

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SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS

Small business loan approvals at big banks improved again last month to reach another post-recession high.

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FORBES

Although Black Friday “officially” kicks off the holiday shopping season, other upcoming special days provide occasions that entice consumers to spend.

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MEDIAPOST

Small Business Saturday, which is sandwiched in between the big retailers'upcoming — and seismically larger - Black Friday and Cyber Monday events, continues to gain traction in

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FORBES

With stock markets performing well and optimism over President Trump’s tax cuts, small business lending is thriving in 2017.

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BANKLESS TIMES

Business loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) hit a post-recession high of 25 per cent in October 2017, according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business L

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Forbes

When a business owner needs cash but does not have a lot in the way of collateral, a small business line of credit might just be the right answer. An unsecured business lines of cr

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American Banker

In recent months big banks have ramped up their efforts at making small-business loans, according to industry participants and new data on approval rates. This trend includes longt

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FORBES

While it may not feel like it, the Great Recession started almost a decade ago. According to the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research the recession began in December 2007, pea

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SUSAN SOLOVIC

While alternative lenders – like the web-based peer-to-peer enterprises – have been getting a lot of attention in the media, it’s the large banks that are really making small

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CROUDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit announced the release of its latest monthly analysis, which revealed that loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) increased to a new

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PYMNTS.com

That’s bad news for some of the largest FIs, despite a recent uptick in small business lending activity. Separate data from Biz2Credit from its Small Business Lending Index found

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Forbes

Securing a business loan is perhaps one of the most stressful moments of time for entrepreneurs throughout America, regardless of the region. However, a recent study conducted by

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Small Business TRENDS

According to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, loan approval rates at big banks improved two-tenths of a percent to 24.3 percent, matching an all-time index high.

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Inc.

It is 2017, but many companies are still conducting business as it had been done in the 20th century. In fact, almost half of American small businesses do not have a website and on

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CNBC

Women entrepreneurs have a harder time raising money than men. The gender gap extends to bank lending, and in Silicon Valley men have the power and the purse strings.As a result,

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Forbes

Lending institutions have increasingly banked on investments in technology to streamline their processes, minimize risk and boost their portfolios and profitability during the past

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inc.

Based on George R.R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, "Game of Thrones" has emerged as must-watch television on HBO for millions of Americans over the last half-decade.

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NJBIZ

New Jersey business owners are seemingly doing something right when requesting a business loan. According to a new report out by Biz2Credit, an online lending marketplace.

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CNBC

Low taxes is a lure for small business. Five states — Nevada, Texas, South Dakota, Wyoming and Washington — have no income or capital gains tax, either on individuals or corpor

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PYMNTS.com

The regulatory landscape is difficult for many small business owners to navigate in the U.S. these days. From tax reform to healthcare legislation, SMEs must have their fingers on

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit announced its latest Small Business Lending Index revealed that loan approval rates at big banks, $10 billion-plus in assets, increased to post-recession hig

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inc

Created by the legendary Stan Lee more than 50 years ago, Spider-Man has been a favorite of innumerable comic book fans and generated more than $4 billion at the box office worldwi

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Small Business TERNDS

The only ray of hope came from institutional lenders who reported a slight improvement in approval rates. In May, institutional lenders' loan approval rates rose to 63.8 percent,

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DAILYNEWS

The percentage of new business owners ages 20-24 has shrunk from more than one-third (34.3%) in 1996 to 25% in 2015, according to the 2016 Kauffman Index of Start-up Activity.

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BUSINESS J0URNAL

Approval rates for small business loans in San Antonio were a mixed bag — slightly higher at some financial institutions and down at others, according to data collected by Biz2Cr

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USA TODAY

Loan applications to Biz2Credit, which connects thousands of small business borrowers to lenders online, fell 0.5% in May following a 2.5% decline in April, said Biz2Credit CEO Roh

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inc

It was not that long ago that going to the mall was an American pastime. In the past two decades, consumers bought into the convenience of shopping.

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FORBES

Although there has been a trio of rate hikes over the last half year, interest rates are still low, which is good news for small business owners.

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CNBC

Amazon's entry into small-business lending could transform the banking industry in the same way that the web-based retailer revolutionized retail. It started as an online seller of

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CNBC

Amazon will mark its 22nd year in business this summer. During this period, the e-commerce site has transformed retail. Today it announced the purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 bil

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AARP

A new study has found that while younger small-business owners are the most likely to apply for funding, entrepreneurs 50 and older are the ones most likely to receive it.

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ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Small business loan approval rates at big banks fell two-tenths of a percent from April's 24.3% figure, a post-recession high, to 24.1% in May. The drop comes after approval rates

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest Small Business Lending Index that revealed loan approval rates at big banks, small banks, alternative lenders, and credit unions took a s

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inc

DC Comics first published its Wonder Woman comic book in the 1941. When Harvard psychologist William Morton Marston created the character, he depicted a female superhero who posses

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PYMNTS.com

As the age of a small business owner increases, so do their chances of having a loan application approved by bank lenders, according to research from Biz2Credit.

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Inc

John F. Kennedy would have turned 100 on May 29. Across the country, local communities have celebrated the life and legacy of America's 35th President.

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FORBES

The attention of lenders and the media may be too strongly focused on Millennials and IT companies at a time when business owners approaching middle age.

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SBA

Small businesses have more choices and options for loans and financing than ever. And the good news is you have access to a wide range of resources at your fingertips.

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Inc

The greatest threat to a business in the 21st century could come from an unknown person on the other side of the world. Hacking attacks cost the average American firm $15.4 million

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FORBES

Small business loan approval rates at big banks increased by two-tenths of a percent to a post-recession high of 24.3% in April 2017.

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DAILYNEWS

New York has long been viewed as the premier destination in the "Land of Opportunity" and has long been a place that attracts and fosters entrepreneurship.

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PAYMNTS.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has kicked off an inquiry into the U.S.’ SME finance space to understand how lenders lend to small businesses — or even define w

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American banker

The good news: SBA lending is going gangbusters and business owners are optimistic about growth prospects and their ability to access credit. The not-so-good news.

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Inc

President Trump is expected to formally introduce his tax reform plan on Wednesday (5/3/17). The plan is expected to reduce the top corporate tax rate for small business owners to

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Small Business TRENDS

Loan approval rates at big banks rebounded after a setback month, the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index has revealed.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index which revealed loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) rebounded in April 2017 after a

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forbes

As the immigration debate continues, a new study indicates that immigrant entrepreneurial zeal and technology are fueling much of the small business growth in America.

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KXAN36

Some Austin-area small business owners say the boom is real, but so are the challenges they face.For the past few months, as our taxes keep going up, I’ve been saying to my wife

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it named New York City the 2017 Best Small Business City in America.

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CNBC

New York City surpassed Silicon Valley to become the top city for small business, according to Biz2Credit's annual study of the Top Small Business Cities in America.

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YAHOO FINANCE

In a span of less than four months, Tesla Motors (TSLA) founder and CEO Elon Musk has added $2.3 billion to his personal wealth . Musk is now worth more than $13 billion, according

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CNBC

In a span of less than four months, Tesla Motors founder and CEO Elon Musk has added $2.3 billion to his personal wealth. Musk is now worth more than $13 billion, according to the

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Small Business TRENDS

The latestBiz2Credt Small Business Lending Index shows a positive outlook for small business loans based on their approval rates. Specific upticks were measured at institutional le

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announce on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Puerto Rico’s Oriental Bank to help develop a digital lending platform for the bank’s commercial clients. Accor

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Forbes

Like all presidents, Donald Trump took office expecting to change things quickly. While there are new people in power, some of his well hyped shake up efforts have stalled.

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PYMNTS.com

U.S. small businesses are feeling pretty good right now. The latest research from Capital One found half of small businesses in the country feel.

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ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Here's some good news if you're hoping to land financing in the near future: Loan approval rates at institutional investors and small banks improved in March.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday that its latest small business lending index revealed that loan approval rates at institutional investors and small banks improved in March 2017.

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Bankless Times

Online marketplace Biz2Credit and Columbia Business School are joining forces to explore emerging issues in digital finance. Frontiers of Digital Finance .

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Columbia Business School to host the inaugural conference of Frontiers of Digital Finance on May 31st at Lerner Hall.

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DAILY NEWS

At its latest policy meeting, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and predicted two additional hikes in 2017.

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Forbes

Improvements in technology enabled banks to offer retail customers quick access to check account balances, pay bills and transfer funds between accounts.

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PYMNTS

With greater confidence in the U.S. economy and small business confidence in the current presidential administration, alternative lending is yet again at a crossroads.

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USA TODAY

Stocks are near all-time highs. Job growth is booming. And companies are starting to invest in new equipment and structures again as the energy industry bubbles back to life.

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ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Good morning, Orlando! The recent increase by the Federal Reserve of its benchmark interest rate won’t have much effect for most people in the short term, analysts say.

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Lending times

Today's main news: CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund announces new global investments. Money360 loan portfolio exceeds $200M. Funding Circle launches C shares offer for the fund.

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Small Business TRENDS

Big banks continue to believe in the potential of small businesses. The latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index reveals small business loan approval at big banks.

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ForbesBondVoice

When Maria Rios started her business in 1997, she wore a hard hat to work every day and learned how to drive a garbage truck. But when it came to getting the insight she needed to

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CU insight

Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) improved to new post-recession highs in February 2017, according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.

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Forbes

The Federal Reserve raised its base interest rate for the second time in three months on Wednesday at its March policy meeting.

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PYMNTS.com

Big banks in the U.S. continue to increase their lending to SMEs, according to the latest data from Biz2Credit.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Wednesday, Biz2Credit announced its latest small business lending index revealed that loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) improved to new post.

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Inc

Good news for entrepreneurs with patchy credit: Your score could soon rise by dozens of points, possibly making it much easier to secure a business loan.

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CNBC

The U.S. economy has made great strides over the last decade as it continues to rebound from the country's worst financial collapse since the Great Depression.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday that its latest study revealed that the average annual revenues of women-owned businesses increased 47 percent and average annual earnings.

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YAHOO FINANCE

The U.S. economy has made great strides over the last decade as it continues to rebound from the country's worst financial collapse since the Great Depression.

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FORBES

In past nine years, women-owned firms have increased by 45 percent, and employment by these companies has increased by 18 percent since the Great Recession.

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Small Business TRENDS

Women entrepreneurs have helped fuel the economic recovery, and female-owned businesses have grown at a rate five times the national average over the last nine years.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with BluePay, a provider of technology-enabled payment processing solutions for merchants and suppliers in North America

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FINANCIAL TIME

US banks have hit the brakes on lending since Donald Trump's election in November, casting doubt on claims that the president's victory has unleashed "animal spirits" in the econom

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DAILY NEWS

Loan approval rates at New York City-based big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) picked up where they left off in 2016, improving to post-recession highs in January.

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Forbes

Chris Myers of Bode Tree recently wrote in Forbes that "the bloom is finally coming off the rose" in FinTech and that the once hot sector has seen its fair share of failures of lat

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PYMNTS.com

The invoice is a powerful source of financial data. For lenders, those documents provide insight into a business’ health, but with late and delayed B2B payments as a continuing p

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INQUIRER

One of President Trump's least controversial nominations is former pro-wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to head the Small Business Administration, an agency.

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AMERICAN BANKER

It is disturbing how easy it is to prove the large gap between lending capital available to male and/or white-small business owners and the capital available to women and minority

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Forbes

Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) picked up where they left off in 2016, improving to post-recession highs in January 2017.

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PYMNTS.com

Two SME-servicing companies are linking up to provide small business finance. Tradeshift and Biz2Credit announced Thursday (Feb. 9) that they are partnering to provide SME financin

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Crowdfund Insider

Biz2Credit announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Tradeshift to expand access to capital through a new platform app.

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PYMNTS.com

Denver-based Greenline Ventures is opening up a new fund to help finance small businesses in the U.S.

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Crowdfund Insider

Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) picked up where they left off in 2016, improving to post-recession highs in January 2017, according to the most recent Biz

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INC

It is the single biggest event of the year for sports fans in America, The Super Bowl, which will feature a matchup of the NFL's New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons.

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INC

The business friendly Trump Administration has its sights set on easing the banking restrictions put in place by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, whic

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Forbes

National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU), the trade association representing the interests of federally-insured credit unions.

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Inc

Over the past 75+ years, CARE has evolved into one of the world's largest humanitarian organizations delivering both aid and lasting change in the most vulnerable communities on th

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DAILY NEWS

For the seventh consecutive month, the U.S. Department of Labor reported a substantial increase in job creation as 156,000 jobs were added to the economy in December.

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PYMNTS.com

Small businesses are feeling the pressures of market changes - and not only in the U.S. Economic fluctuations, regulatory shifts and changes in bank loan behavior across the U.S.

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Small Business TRENDS

According to Biz2Credit the “Trump Bump” is extending beyond the stock market to small business lending. In its recent report, Biz2Credit says that lending at big banks.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) and institutional lenders finished the year strong, improving to post-recession highs in December 2016.

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Lending Times

Certain events of 2016 shook up the marketplace lending sector–Brexit and the Lending Club debacle are a couple that come to mind. But what does 2017 hold? Nobody knows for sure.

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Forbes

Optimism seems to be abound, economically at least, with a businessman heading for the White House. The Dow has risen and, despite vocal opposition from opponents on many of his de

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Forbes

For the better part of the last 12 months, economists pondered when the Federal Reserve would decide on an interest rate hike. When the time finally came at the Fed's final policy

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FINTECH ROUNDUP

Earlier this month, marketplace lending site Biz2Credit released the findings of its most recent small business lending index.

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Small Business TRENDS

The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for only the second time since the 2008 recession, citing falling unemployment and low inflation as key factors in

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PYMNTS.com

Earlier this month, marketplace lending site Biz2Credit released the findings of its most recent small business lending index. The data revealed that SME loan approval rates at big

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Small Business TRENDS

Big banks and institutional lenders continue giving small businesses a reason to smile. According to the newly released Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index report for November

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PYMNTS.com

Marketplace lending platform Biz2Credit has published its latest small business lending index, and the numbers signal rough waters ahead for alternative finance.

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DAILY NEWS

For the sixth consecutive month, the U.S. economy has experienced a substantial increase in employment, according to the most recent jobs report.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index, which reportedly revealed that loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders .

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Forbes

Just a month after pulling off perhaps the greatest upset in political history, President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet continues to take shape.

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BUSINESS LEADERS

Rohit Arora is the CEO and Co-Founder of Biz2Credit, a leading online marketplace which matches small businesses with sources of capital, and has provided $1.5bn in loans.

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AMERICAN BANKER

You'd rather have a heart surgeon who has done a lot of bypasses than a novice, right? Perhaps the same thinking should apply to commercial lenders.

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Inc

Ginger Jones became an entrepreneur to care for others. Her $3 million business, Jones Therapy, based in Franklin, Tennessee, runs nine clinics for patients--mostly children--who s

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Inc

While countless companies promoted their Cyber Monday deals, many small businesses missed the boat on the opportunity.

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DAILY NEWS

Small Business Saturday was launched by American Express in 2010. Now an important part of Thanksgiving weekend.

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Forbes

Launched by American Express, the first-ever Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27, 2010.

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PYMNTS.com

The gig economy is gaining traction all around the world. But how does global expansion affect the payment processes that keep these contractors and freelancers invested.

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Small Business TRENDS

Lending to small businesses from big banks ( those with $10 billion or more in assets) and institutional lennders continues to climb.

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Inc

Following the greatest election upset in American history, President-elect Donald Trump's victory has sent shock waves across politics and business.

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Enterpreneur

Applying for a bank loan involves much more than filling out paperwork and saying a prayer. Among other things, you need to consider the state of your personal and business finance

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YAHOO FINANCE

Biz2Credit today announced it ranked number 114 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500TM, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications.

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Small Business TRENDS

A majority of small business owners favored Donald Trump in the Presidential election. That’s according to data from pollster Richard Baris.

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Forbes

After what is being described as the upset in political history, Donald Trump now prepares to take over the Oval Office on January 20, 2017.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Thursday, Biz2Credit announced its recent Small Business Lending Index report revealed that loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders.

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DAILY NEWS

The Federal Reserve held off on raising interest rates at its last meeting before the presidential election due to global uncertainty.

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AMERICAN BANKER

It used to be that if you wanted to take out a personal loan from Citizens Financial Group you had to show up at a branch and apply in person.

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Forbes

Women own more and more small and mid-sized businesses. A report from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research showed that approximately 29% of U.S.

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Forbes

It’s Halloween, a celebration of ghouls, zombies, serial killers like Freddy Krueger and other scary monsters. As I watch the holiday grow bigger and bigger each year,

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Small Business TRENDS

Hispanic-owned businesses are on a roll, reveals a new study. According to the Biz2Credit Hispanic Small Business Credit Study, Hispanic-owned companies had average annual reven

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DAILY NEWS

For the fourth consecutive month, the Department of Labor reported significant gains in jobs in September as small businesses and retail stores prepare for their holiday season hir

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Forbes

An estimated 55 million Hispanics live in the U.S., approximately 17% of the country’s population, according to the Census Bureau. Further, there are more than four million Hispa

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Wednesday, Biz2Credit released its annual study that revealed revenues at Hispanic-owned companies improve substantially in a year-to-year comparison.

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CNBC

There is a huge issue the presidential candidates are not talking about when it comes to immigration: the rise of Hispanic entrepreneurs and their influence and power in the U.S. e

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BLACK ENTERPRISE

Big banks are granting more loans to small businesses these days. In fact, the loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders improved to all-time highs in September 20

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Small Business TRENDS

Loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders improved to all-time highs in September 2016. That’s according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.

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Forbes

It is appearing more imminent that the Federal Reserve will institute an interest rate hike at its mid-December 2016 meeting, exactly one year after it implemented its first intere

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index that revealed loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders have improved to all-time highs in

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Inc

New research released by Accenture reveals that despite the potential for traditional businesses to become successful digital platform companies.

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CHASE

When Maria Rios started her business in 1997, she wore a hard hat to work every day and learned how to drive a garbage truck. But when it came to getting the insight she needed to

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AMERICAN BANKER

Marketplace lenders' share of the consumer and small-business loan markets is small now, but is expected to grow substantially in the coming years. Banks looking to get in on the a

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Inc

The tremendously hyped Trump-Hillary debate was disappointing in that it did not cover any topic in very much depth. America wanted to hear more about Donald Trump's tax payments.

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PYMNTS.com

U.S.-based Biz2Credit is helping to launch a new alternative lending platform in Australia. The company is reportedly working with Australian Finance Group (AFG).

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DAILY NEWS

For the sixth time in the last seven months, small business lending approval rates improved at big banks, which are approving loans at a national rate of 23.3%.

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Forbes

With the exception of oil production, the $3 trillion global clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world and accounts for an estimated 10% of the world’s carbon

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nerdwallet

Long lines are common at the BBQ Bus, which draws hungry Washington, D.C., locals with pulled pork, baby back ribs, bacon mashed potatoes and more. But there are times.

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Small Business TRENDS

Things are beginning to look up for small businesses again. After seeing a sharp decline in loan approvals from big banks in July, approval rates have bounced back in August 2016.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Small business loan approval rates at larger banks, institutions with $10 billion or more in assets, bounced back in August, according to the most recent Biz2Credit Small Business

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Enterpreneur

As an owner of a communications firm, I habitually watch any newsworthy event and evaluate whether that event can be beneficial to any of my clients.

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Forbes

It's like waiting for Godot. In the famous Samuel Beckett play, two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait endlessly for the arrival of Godot, who ultimately does not appear.

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YOUR STORY

It was the year 2008, the year of the great recession, when the financial system in the US began to see a sea change. Although fintech startups like Paypal.

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Forbes

Since 2010, marketplace loan origination has doubled annually in the U.S. to $12 billion in 2014, according to Morgan Stanley.

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PYMNTS.com

Summer is quickly closing out, and changing seasons can sometimes signal shifting cash flows for small businesses. The latest research from payroll firm ADP and small business lend

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Small Business TRENDS

Turbulence in global markets has made big banks wary of approving small business loans. That's what the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.

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BUSINESS JOURNAL

Houston soared high on a list for minority entrepreneurs.The Bayou City ranked No. 5 in the U.S. for minority business startups, according to a Biz2Credit's Diversity Index analysi

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Forbes

Shortly after Jaime Vogel joined Australian Finance Group as CIO four years ago, he determined that the company’s IT model was in need of an overhaul to ensure.

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Inc

Football is big business. NFL revenues are projected to surpass $13 billion this year--up more than 50 percent from what they were in 2010--and the game's popularity is ever growin

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CNBC

You don't have to say you're the "Airbnb meets Uber of …" to get your good business idea funded.
Credit, not venture equity, is the most important form of capital for most e

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DAILY NEWS

A second consecutive month of job gains has put the American economy back on the fast track for growth and prosperity. The most recent jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor re

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Forbes

Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) declined slightly for the first time in six months in July 2016, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index<

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CNBC

Meccas for minority-owned businesses in the US.

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CNBC

Minority-owned start-ups are on the rise in America, creating a powerful force in the evolving entrepreneurial landscape.

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INC

Surprisingly, the $3 trillion clothing industry is the world's second largest polluter--behind only oil production--accounting for 10 percent of global carbon emissions.

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CNBC

Imagine having a business plan, the secured funding to start your own business and the option to choose anywhere in the country to set up shop. Where would you go.

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CNBC

Jason Ballard has found Austin, Texas, to be very hospitable to his retail store TreeHouse, a sustainable home-improvement store. The 25,000-square-foot facility stocks eco-friendl

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TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL

Institutional investors are filling a void created as banks pull back on loan approvals.Loan approval rates for institutional investors reached an all-time high in July.

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SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Loan approval by small banks in San Diego rose by 0.2 percent in July while the rates of approval by banks with $10 billion or more in assets and alternative lenders fell 0.3 perce

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PYMNTS.com

Alternative lending was born from a lack of big bank financing for small businesses in the wake of the financial crisis. But according to the latest figures from Biz2Credit.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit unveiled the findings of its recent small business lending index, which revealed that loan approval rates at big banks (over $10 billion in assets), alternat

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FINTECH BUSINESS

The exclusive agreement will enable AFG brokers to deliver an innovative lending experience for small businesses in Australia. AFG will leverage Biz2Credit’s patented analytics a

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THE SMART CEO

Nexus Venture capital-backed Biz2Credit, an online marketplace which brings together an array of lenders with entrepreneurs seeking funds, aims to partner with the top 20 banks acr

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Bankless Times

Fintech company Biz2Credit has announced a strategic alliance with mortgage brokering services provider Australian Finance Group (AFG).

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PYMNTS.com

In further evidence of the growing attraction between FinTech and traditional finance firms, Biz2Credit has inked a strategic alliance wherein Australian Finance Group will provide

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AUSTRALIAN FinTech

One of Australia’s largest providers of mortgage broking services has formed a strategic alliance with an international fintech company. AFG today announced that it has partnere

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Australian Broker Online

ASX-listed aggregator AFG has announced a strategic alliance with an international fintech company, which will enable AFG brokers to innovate lending for small businesses in Austra

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YAHOO FINANCE

Australian Finance Group (AFG.AX), one of Australia's largest providers of mortgage brokering services, today announced its strategic alliance with Biz2Credit, a leading internatio

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Online resource for small business finance, Biz2Credit, announced on Tuesday it formed a new partnership with Australian Finance Group (ASX: AFG), one of Australia’s largest prov

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USA TODAY

Lenders' greater caution is largely a byproduct of the oil industry downturn, analysts say. Banks expect delinquencies and charge-offs in the oil and gas sectors "to deteriorate ov

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DAILY NEWS

When Britain made its historic decision to leave the European Union (EU), many economists predicted a global economic fallout. The fear was that the "Brexit" would disrupt existing

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Forbes

On the final night of the GOP convention, Donald Trump accepted the presidential nomination for the Republican party in front of tens of thousands in attendance .

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CU today.info

A Look At Latest Loan Approval Rate Metrics NEW YORK—Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) and small banks increased slightly in June 2016

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Inc

Confidence in the U.S. economy is helping small business lending. We are seeing small companies seeking loans to buy commercial real estate and upgrade equipment.

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FOX BUSINESS

I speak to many of my clients each month about how their businesses are doing -- and the health of the economy in general. And to be sure, I hear the usual grumblings about high ta

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Online resource for small business finance, Biz2Credit, released its latest Small Business Lending Index on Tuesday, which revealed that small business loan approvals at banks cont

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Small Business TRENDS

Many may instinctively shudder at the thought of climbing interest rates. That’s why families and investors from across the globe were left jumping.

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Inc

The number of female entrepreneurs has noticeably improved in recent years. The Atlantic reports that women-owned businesses have grown 68 percent since 2007.

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VentureClash

The financial crisis has been over for some time now, and the banking industry has recovered. Arguably, though, banks’ reputations have not. In addition to the general public’s

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Forbes

The Job Report for June 2016 showed better than expected job-creation numbers, which helped ease some of the potential economic concerns spurred by Britain’s decision to leave th

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Small Business TRENDS

Securing funds to either start or grow business was once every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare. In the past, big banks and credit unions often rejected loan applications.

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Small Business TRENDS

Approval at institutional lenders and at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) increased in May. Meanwhile, credit unions, small banks and alternative lenders recorded a drop.

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FOX BUSINESS

Britain has been a leader among countries in the EU in adopting FinTech and has come up with more well-defined regulation in the space.

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DAILY NEWS

Summer is officially underway and as many businesses prepare for a prosperous season, we are seeing loan approval rates at historic highs amongst big banks and institutional invest

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Small Business TRENDS

Summer has finally arrived and for many seasonal businesses, it is a time when their revenues thrive. As the weather continues to heat up, the volume of outdoor activities will ris

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Forbes

If the British vote to opt out of the European Union (EU) on Thursday, the referendum will shake up the global financial markets. London, of course, is a major financial center.

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Inc

Now that summer officially is here, the days are long and the warm weather spurs us to engage in more outdoor activities.

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BanklessTimes

Now is the perfect time to expand into India, Rohit Arora believes. Mr. Arora is the cofounder and CEO of Biz2Credit, America’s leading online small business marketplace.

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DAILY NEWS

It has been five months since the Federal Reserve instituted its first interest rate hike in nearly a decade, but small business owners and entrepreneurs should not be surprised .

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CFO

A monthly survey of approval rates finds large banks granted almost one in four small business loan applications in May.

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Forbes

Big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) have demonstrated their commitment to small business lending over the last two years with investments in automation.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Online resource for small business finance, Biz2Credit, released its monthly lending index that revealed loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) and institutional

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PYMNTS.com

Biz2Credit is expanding its small business lending operations into a market without much experience with alternative finance. An announcement on Friday (June 3) said the company wi

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Forbes

Although summer solstice does not occur until Monday, June 20, Memorial Day Weekend traditionally serves as the “unofficial start of summer.”

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Small Business TRENDS

What is the best city in America for small business growth? According to a newly-released survey from Biz2Credit, it’s San Jose, Calif., which edged out New York City to achieve

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DAILY NEWS

The Women's Business Ownership Act, passed by Congress in 1988, revolutionized the way female entrepreneurs were able to apply for a small business loan.

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Forbes

FinTech firms disrupted the small business credit marketplace by developing technology that streamlined the lending process and sped up the loan-making process to 21st century stan

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New york

EY is out with its list of regional finalists for the firm's prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year award, now in its 30th year

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PYMNTS.com

The times, they are a-changin'. In B2B payments, that means changes in how businesses access, protect and ultimately make their money.

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AMERICAN BANKER

Despite all their recent woes and growing pains, marketplace lenders have succeeded in one major way: pushing banks to up their game.

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Forbes

Because it is the way of the future. Younger generations of entrepreneurs are accustomed to using technology for everything from buying coffee at Starbucks to applying for small bu

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit Reports: Loan Approval Rates at Banks Improve, While Alternative Lenders’ Percentages Drop Significantly in April 2016

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DAILY NEWS

Nearly eight out of 10 minority business owners are confident that their companies will grow in the next 12 months, and more than six in 10 are optimistic about the economy's growt

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Slate

Unfortunately, it involves some of the same angry instincts driving the rest of the Trump coalition.

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The Huffington Post

What if you heard that there’s an easy way to create a million businesses, and those businesses could add 9 million jobs and $300 billion in worker income to the U.S. economy? Ex

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Forbes

Miami, number four on the list, is less dependent on technology. Rather, the area is thriving because of the construction boom and its growth as a tourist destination.

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MAKE IT

San Jose, California, has regained its crown as the best place to start a business in America in the annual ranking conducted by Biz2Credit, a leading online lending platform for s

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YAHOO FINANCE

Biz2Credit has identified San Jose as the Best Small Business City in America, based on a weighted average that includes annual revenue,

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TODAY Money

San Jose, California, has regained its crown as the best place to start a business in America in the annual ranking conducted by Biz2Credit.

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Forbes

The challenges for minority entrepreneurs securing the capital necessary to start and grow their business ventures has been a struggle historically.

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Bankless Times

Online small business funding marketplace Biz2Credit and Tata Capital have united to offer enhanced lending options to India’s entrepreneurs.

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Business-insider

Tata Capital, the flagship financial services company of the $ 108 billionTata Group today announced a partnership with Biz2Credit, a leading online resource for small business fin

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Entrepreneur India

Not every new startup is going to attract millions of venture capital dollars -- in fact, it’s estimated that less than one percent raise capital from VCs.

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Yahoo News

Biz2Credit, a leading online resource for small business finance, today announced that it has partnered with Tata Capital

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit, a small business financial technology platform, announced on Monday that it has partnered with financing portal

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, a small business financial technology platform, Biz2Credit, released its latest Small Business Lending Index

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PYMNTS.com

Biz2Credit is branching out its SMB presence to work with Advantage Funding, with an eye on asset-backed lending,

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Forbes

When most think of startup companies, they envision the founders to be young and aggressive with minds full of new ideas.

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Bankless Times

While big bank loan approval rates ticked upward in February, institutional and alternative lenders

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forbes

Spring is a time of growth. In nature, dormant bulbs peek their heads and trees begin to bloom.

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dailynews

Tax season is upon us and as many small business owners prepare to file their taxes by April 15, an increasing amount will be applying for loans in the coming month.

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monitordaily

According to a Crowdfund Insider report, Biz2Credit, a small business financial technology platform, has formed a partnership with transportation finance firm

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equipmentfa

Biz2Credit announced that it has partnered with Advantage Funding, a leading transportation finance firm in the U.S and a provider of equipment financing and leasing solutions for

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crowdfund_inside

Biz2Credit, a small business financial technology platform, announced on Tuesday that it has formed a partnership with transportation finance firm and provider of equipment financi

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streetinsider

Biz2Credit, a leading online resource for small business finance, today announced that it has partnered with Advantage Funding (www.advantagefund.com),

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yahoonews

Biz2Credit, a leading online resource for small business finance, today announced that it has partnered with Advantage Funding (www.advantagefund.com),

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forbes

Traditionally, managing credit risk for small and medium businesses (SMBs) has been a challenge due to the tremendous diversity across such businesses.

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inc

According to a Smart Insights report, not only has the use of mobile tech surpassed desktop tech (in 2014),

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LEND ACADEMY

One of the more interesting companies in the online small business lending space is Biz2Credit. They are far more than just an online lender as you will find out in the latest edit

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AMERICAN BANKER

The Bank of Canada will soon begin accepting nominations for an "iconic" woman to feature on a new bank note to be distributed in 2018.

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AMERICAN BANKER

A significant gap remains between the credit scores of women-owned companies and those owned by men, according to a Biz2Credit.com survey.

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Money

Technology has made it much cheaper to start a business than it was just a few years ago.

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CNBC

While the U.S. economy has improved slowly but steadily since the latter part of 2012, women entrepreneurs

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Forbes

Super Tuesday (March 1) will shake up the Presidential playing field, especially for Republicans

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Forbes

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) is urging leaders of Congress

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INC

There are 28 million small businesses in America today accounting for an estimated 54 percent of all domestic revenue

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VENTURE CAPITAL POST

Economic odd couple -- foreign investors and small businesses-- are forging ties these days.

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Small Business Trends

Volatile markets and plummeting oil prices have impacted small business loan approval rates.

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Daily news

In the early part of this new year, the Dow Jones has plunged more than 1,000 points

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Forbes

ge foreign companies and U.S. small businesses: now there’s an economic “Odd Couple.”

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Bankless Times

Small businesses on the funding search in January found themselves in familiar territory, data from Biz2Credit shows.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE

Tax season is here and many small business owners are asking themselves

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ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Did you know that foreign buyers bought more than $100 billion in U.S. real estate in the past year, with Florida accounting for 21 percent of those sales?

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INC

While political figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks may be the first names to come to mind when considering civil rights.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Loan approval rates at both big banks and small banks dropped in January 2016, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index

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Forbes

The Super Bowl has become not only a sports championship game, but also a highly anticipated event for the advertising industry.

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daily-news

President Obama recently delivered his final State of the Union speech and put a rosy spin on the current American economy. Such was not the case when Obama assumed office seven ye

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INC

February 2nd marks Groundhog Day, which brings the annual return of Punxsutawney Phil and other weather-forecasting rodents.

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Forbes

With the Iowa caucuses approaching on Monday, February 1, and the New Hampshire Primary following a little more than a week later

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Forbes

Slimming down as a resolution should not only apply to waist lines. Small business owners should take the month of January as a time to plan for the entire year and see where belt-

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Bankless Times

Big banks and other institutional lenders are approving a greater percentage of small business loan requests than at any post-recession point, Biz2Credit’s December Small Busines

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PYMNTS.com

It’s a new year, economic recovery is progressing and the global economy is headed for some changes.

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Small Business Trends

Big banks are now approving twice as many small business loans as they were two years ago.

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INC

The economy is likely to be a big theme in President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday evening.

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INC

Atop many lists of New Year's Resolutions will be to slim down in 2016. This holds true for individuals, as well as small businesses.

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CU Insight

Approval rates at institutional lenders and big banks improved to new post-recession highs in December 2015.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit revealed that according to its December 2015 small business lending index, approval rates at institutional lenders and big banks improved to a new post-reces

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Forbes

Non-profit organizations, just like their for-profit brethren, often find themselves in need of capital to further their missions.

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BankLess Times

There’s no doubt that 2015 was an interesting year, and there is plenty to look forward to in 2016, Biz2Credit‘s co-founder and CEO Rohit Arora said in a year-end interview.

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CNBC

America's entrepreneurial engine is revving up again in an encouraging sign for economic and job growth.

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USA TODAY

America's entrepreneurial engine is revving up again in an encouraging sign for economic and job growth.

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Forbes

A new survey released by bankrate.com found that nearly 40 percent of Americans have not visited a bank or credit union branch

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smallbizdaily

I have spent a lot of time watching this cool infographic from Couponbox. You can watch what Americans are eating, drinking and buying—in real time—this holiday season.

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PYMNTS.com

It’s no secret that determining creditworthiness — i.e., whether a borrower represents a relatively “safe”

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INC

As expected, the new Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode VII--The Force Awakens proved to be big business at the box office.

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Finextra

This new feature allows small business owners to capture a personalized snapshot of their business health.

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PYMNTS.com

Small business owners may be making some mistakes when it comes to their company’s credit health.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit, a small business financial technology platform, today launched the BizAnalyzer Score Simulator Tool.

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GET.com

The journey towards building good credit for a small business is a long and confusing one.

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Forbes

Many small business owners focus on the "fun part" of what they do. Countless entrepreneurs start their companies

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INC

Advancements in technology not only make business more efficient, they can also lead to improve lifestyles... and sometimes both!

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Forbes

When we look back at small business lending in 2015, bigger has been better for entrepreneurs in search of capital.

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INC

The holiday shopping season officially is well under way, and consumers have already spent more than $10 billion on products this season

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Forbes

The holiday shopping season has officially launched with Thanksgiving Day openings, and Black Friday “doorbuster” deals, and Small Business Saturday.

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Forbes

With the holiday shopping season ahead of us, business owners who did not plan well in advance may be scrambling trying to find seasonal workers.

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Forbes

American consumers know all too much of the annual madness that is Black Friday. Door buster specials, limited-time offers

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Biz2Credit, an online platform for small business funding, released its October small business lending index

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Small Business Trends

Small business loans are becoming more attractive in today’s business climate as indicated by the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, October 2015.

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FINANCE MAGNATES

ne of the trends that Finance Magnates has been following in the online lending space

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NerdWallet

It’s a great time to be shopping for small-business loans.Small-business financing options have been expanding steadily.

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Forbes

Why would an increase in lending rates be good news to an entrepreneur in search of financing

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INC

While an increasing number of businesses are opening up, failure rates are also on the rise. In fact, nearly half of startup companies fail within the first four years.

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INC

Most small business owners are not thinking about sending year-end greetings as they prep for Trick-or-Treaters. But really they should.

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Forbes

How big is small business? There are an estimated $4 trillion worth of companies owned by Baby Boomers

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altfi

The online resource for small business lending, Biz2Credit, has announced a partnership with Customers Bank

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Forbes

When did business people become “a brand”? Donald Trump. Mark Cuban. Jay Z.

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altfi

Biz2Credit has released its latest study into unequal distribution of financing in the US.

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Forbes

Small to mid-sized companies across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa report that their ability to manage working

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Forbes

What originally began as a Celtic pagan tradition and became a celebration for kids in America

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smallbizdaily

Are you or have you thought about being a retailer?One tool that makes life easier for retailers is POS systems (Point of Sale)

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Bankless Times

Small business lending marketplace Biz2Credit has partnered with CPA.com, a subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs

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Let\\\'s Talk Payments

CPA.com announced a marketing partnership with Biz2Credit, a leading online resource for small business finance.

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CPA Practise Advisor

CPA.com today announced a marketing partnership with Biz2Credit, a leading small business lending marketplace.

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altfi

CPA.com today announced its new marketing partnership with Biz2Credit, the well-known small business loans marketplace, based in New York.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

CPA.com today announced a marketing partnership with Biz2Credit, a leading small business lending marketplace.

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accountingTODAY

CPA.com announced on Wednesday a marketing partnership with Biz2Credit - the small business lending marketplace

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INC

In recent years, alternative lending has become an important tool for small business owners to access credit.

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Forbes

All eyes are on Hurricane Joaquin along the Eastern Seaboard as the storm gathers strength.

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Forbes

A Pew Center report tied to the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act

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INC

Baseball legend Yogi Berra was among the most successful athletes at creating an enduring personal brand.

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Forbes

Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) have introduced the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act into the U.S. Senate.

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Forbes

While small business loan applications submitted by Latino entrepreneurs grew 18 percent in the past year

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INC

Seasonal businesses, including landscaping, construction, ice cream shops, and resort-related businesses

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Xconomy

There's a point at which a technology market or sector feels overhyped and saturated.

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INC

Gas prices have dipped to their lowest point since Labor Day 2004, as domestic oil production has increased and shows no sign of dropping.

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CreditCards.com

Tired of getting the cold shoulder from your banker when you need financing

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smallbizdaily

We all know America’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy. To find out how Main Street businesses are doing

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Xconomy

The demand for small-business lending services is an ever-growing part of the financial world.

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Forbes

Community banks have long been the mainstay of small towns and cities across America in providing traditional banking

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INC

With fears about China's economy shaking global markets, Wall Street's jitters have led to a roller coaster of a week

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Bankless Times

Leading online small business funder Biz2Credit’s July Small Business Lending Index reveals several interesting trends in small business lending.

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INC

Twice, in less than a year, Chipotle Mexican Grill has raised the prices on its signature steak and barbacoa burritos due to increased costs of beef.

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Hot Topics

Welcome to the list of the 100 most influential fintech leaders. It's been around 25 years

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Small Business Trends

Small businesses continued to get most of their loans approved by institutional investors this past July

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PYMNTS.com

As the economy grows, SMBs are seeing an uptick in growth momentum, which is being backed by institutional investors

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Forbes

It was about seven years ago that the economy dipped into a deep recession

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altfi

The survey analyses its platform’s loan requests ranging from $25,000 to $3 million from companies

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Small business loan approval rates through institutional investors and alternative lenders

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ABL Advisor

Small business loan approval rates through institutional investors and alternative lenders

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INC

The plight of bodegas in New York City is not unlike the battles that other small business owners face from competition by larger companies.

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techcrunch

The U.S. Treasury Department finally made a move that many fintech professionals have expected

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INC

The popular SBA 7a loan program, which was suspended last week after reaching its $18.75 billion limit for the year, has been renewed.

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Forbes

The BizAnalyzer score developed by Biz2Credit offers an interesting example of the evolution of this approach.

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azcentral

A variety of resources are available to entrepreneurs. Learn more about a new financing resource

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INC

Big banks continue to be the strong lenders for small business owners, according to my company's most recent Biz2Credit

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PYMNTS.com

Last month, Biz2Credit revealed a startling revelation about small business lending in the U.S.

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Yahoo News

Feeling the entrepreneurial itch? This is the best time in years to start a small business with a loan from a big bank

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THE FISCAL TIMES

Feeling the entrepreneurial itch? This is the best time in years to start a small business

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Money

Here’s good news for entrepreneurs: Big banks are becoming a tad more generous with small-business loans.

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NerdWallet

Here’s good news for entrepreneurs: Big banks are becoming a tad more generous with small-business loans.

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Money

Roughly two in five Americans worth $5 million or more are senior executives, managers, or business owners

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THE HUFFINGTON POST

Only about 20 % of small businesses that applied for a bank loan last year actually got approved according to the Biz2Credit Lending Index .

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USA Business Review

Franchises are a crucial segment of the American economy; many jobs created

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INC

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today announced at his alma mater, Livingston High School in Livingston, New Jersey

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Money

When New York City executive consultant Stefanie Smith was toying with the idea of leaving her career at Grant Thornton and starting her own firm

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INC

With Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's announcement that he is a candidate for President

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Bankless Times

Leading online business credit resource Biz2Credit is celebrating the 200,000 client milestone by upgrading its platform

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ECONOMY LEAD

Clearly, the world economy has rebounded since September 2014. And with that the venture capitalists

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

On Monday, lending platform Biz2Credit.com announced that it has surpassed the 200,000 benchmark

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NerdWallet

Small-business loans took a hit with the 2008 recession, but there are now clear signs that alternative lenders

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Small Business Trends

There’s a milestone in Biz2Credit’s latest report. For the first time in the index’s history

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INC

If there were ever a time to borrow, it is now. The reasoning is simple: interest rates remain low

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Bankless Times

While most sectors are increasing their loan approval rates for small businesses, some are still approving

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miamiherald

Biz2Credit, an online resource for small business finance, and Univision Enterprises, the products and services division of Hispanic media giant Univision Communications,

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zap2it

Biz2Credit Inc., the leading online resource for small business finance, has partnered with Univision Enterprises,

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st_louis

Banks with $10 billion or more in assets approved 21.9 percent of small-business loans in May, up from 21.7 percent in April,

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crowdfund

Biz2Credit, an online direct lender, has partnered with Univision Enterprises, a media company serving Hispanic America.

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pymnts

Right on schedule, Biz2Credit has published its latest Small Business Lending Index. Its May 2015

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opportunities

Women entrepreneurs are on the move. Women are starting more businesses, sales are booming and startup funds are available.

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INC

After a four-year downward trend, startup activity climbed in 2014, according to the recently released 2015

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Small BUSINESS TRENDS

Small business lending's upward trajectory is undiminished, with Biz2Credit's latest data revealing

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TIME

When Mike Shapiro quit his job as a corporate lawyer to launch a group of community news web sites in 2008,

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INC

Memorial Day is known as the "unofficial start" of summer. While the calendar lists June 21 as the Summer Solstice

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SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL

Small business loan approval rates at banks with $10 billion or more in total assets fell slightly from a record high this April in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami region

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inc

Small business loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders continue climb, reaching post-recession highs in April 2015,

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INC

Big banks and institutional lenders are making more loans to small businesses. But that's not necessarily a good thing.

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PYMNTS.com

The discussion on small business lending largely focuses on the rise of alternative financers and their ability to offer SMEs

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

The Small Business Policy Project (SBPP) has partnered with Biz2Credit to launch DCSmallBizLoans.com, a new customized

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SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL

South Florida was once again named one of the best U.S. cities for small businesses, according to a study by Biz2Credit.com.

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THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE

Riverside-San Bernardino tops Biz2Credit’s 2015 ranking of the “Best Small Business Cities in America."

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ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Orlando's number of startups, cost of real estate, low taxes and great weather earned it the No. 22 ranking in Biz2Credit's

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Tampa Bay Business Journals

The Tampa-St. Petersburg area ranked No. 19 in Biz2Credit's 2015 overall ranking of "The Best Small Business Cities in America."

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Small BUSINESS TRENDS

Have you ever wondered if your city is one that’s friendly to small businesses, that attracts small businesses and has a thriving small business scene

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INC

Based on a weighted average that includes annual revenue, credit score, age of business, cash flow

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CNBC

Then check out California's Riverside-San Bernardino metro area. It emerged as the best small-business city in America

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Bay Business Help

Last San Jose, CA was in the top spot on this list.This year they have dropped down to the 18th spot this year.

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THE BUSINESS JOURNALS

It’s National Small Business Week — how’s everybody feeling out there? OK, but not great, it appears.

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INC

"Dream Big, Start Small" is the theme for this year's National Small Business Week (May 4-8), which has highlighted

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PYMNTS.com

Following a long winter, small business lending continues to thaw. March figures show approval rates are improving

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Small BUSINESS TRENDS

Small business lending continues trending upward in two sectors at least.Data from Biz2Credit shows that loan approval rates

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INC

Spring--long associated with renewal and rejuvenation--is a great time of year to take a look at your business with a fresh eye.

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CU Today

Small business lending approval rates at credit unions dropped for the fourth time in the last five months in March

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StreetIndsider.com

Small business loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders continue to improve, attaining new post-recession

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USA Today

Small-business hiring is picking up and could account for most new jobs this year as large companies pull back

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BLACK ENTERPRISE

Approval rates for small business loans are at some of their most optimistic levels since the 2008 financial crisis

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Kiplinger

Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. had an edge when he decided to start a record label in 1959. His family had established \

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INC

The Fed is contemplating an interest rate hike as early as mid-year. While small business owners might be tempted to view this as bad news,

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CNBC

As the Federal Reserve examines when it might increase interest rates, consumers and business borrowers are contemplating

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CU Today

Small business lending approval rates at credit unions improved slightly in February,

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INC

Not long ago, small-business owners found it nearly impossible to receive a business loan from a big bank.

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Small Business Trends

Small businesses continue getting loans approved by big banks, and in record numbers.Hitting its highest point

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ABL ADVISOR

Small business loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders continue to improve, attaining new post-recession \

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DAYTON BUSINESS JOURNAL

Women-owned businesses are becoming more profitable, a new study has found.A study of 15,000 companies conducted by Biz2Credit.com

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The Fiscal Times

The reputations of America's biggest banks hit all-time lows a few years ago, sending customers off to smaller institutions,\

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PYMNTS.com

Successful small businesses want loans faster, and that means they’re turning to big banks and marketplace lending platforms

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Forbes

A new survey from Biz2Credit, an online credit marketplace, found some good news for female entrepreneurs: the average annual revenue

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PYMNTS.com

New statistics have emerged that suggest significant progress and growth among the female-led small business community.

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CNBC

The small-business gender gap for female entrepreneurs seems to be shrinking as the U.S. economy steadily improves.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER

Average annual revenues and loan approval percentages of women-owned companies increased significantly in 2014

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CU INSIGHT

In 2007, Rohit Arora, CEO, and brother Ramit Arora, president, co-founded Biz2Credit.com as a marketplace

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FOX BUSINESS

March is Women's History Month, and attention rightly is being paid to the growth of women-owned businesses.

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Some small-business owners are turning to credit unions as they search for capital to expand their businesses.

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David Seiter is no stranger to adversity. Since launching his architectural landscaping business in the midst of the Great Recession, he's had to find innovative ways to fund his B

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According to a new poll, Manta SMB Wellness Index, small business owners were planning to hire at this time last year, but the majority (80 percent) haven't added a single employee

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Recently, the Manta SMB Wellness Index found that many small business owners said they were planning to hire at this time last year, but the most of them (80 percent) have not.

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