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By Peter Renton – June 17, 2014 A lot has been written about small businesses and their lack of access to capital. This was exacerbated by the financial crisis but it is something that many […]

New, non-bank lenders are using technology to take complexity and time out of small business loan making. By Karen Mills — June 11, 2014 Square, a brainchild of Twitter TWTR 0.92% co-founder Jack Dorsey, recently […]

By Mary Wisniewski – May 8, 2014 Banks can view disruptors as foes or ignore them altogether. BBVA Compass is increasingly treating alternative fintech firms as allies in its efforts to become a digital titan. […]

By Hollie Slade – March 6, 2014 OnDeck, a company that makes online loans to small businesses today announced it raised $77 million in a late stage round led by Tiger Global Management. The company which […]

By Traci McMillan Beach – January 31, 2014 Last year Shannon Schofield, the owner of Tampa small business CardQuest, needed $50,000 in capital to launch two new product lines. After having a bank turn her down for […]