Business Financing

At OnDeck (learn more about our business loans here) we’ve delivered over $2 billion to businesses since we started making small business loans in 2007. After talking to all of those business owners—and countless others—many […]

According to the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business Management’s most recent Private Capital Access Index for Q1 of 2015, small business financing success rates for loans from friends or family remain very high for business […]

San Francisco startup, Bento’s co-founders Farhan Ahmad and Sean Anderson, think their new prepaid MasterCard (that acts like a debit card) is just the ticket for startups whose employees purchase equipment, supplies, services, or company […]

If you’ve put your faith in what I call the “Myth of the Shark Tank,” you might be surprised at where most start-ups get the cash they need to start. “During an event in Austin […]

I have a consultant friend who helps struggling Main Street businesses get back on their feet. Yesterday he and I were talking about the current state of small business in general and all the changes […]

Financing a startup is a challenge. In fact, unless you have exceptional credit and some cash in the bank it can be almost impossible. Writing for, Tom Gazaway identifies five common mistakes that make […]