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by Matt Quinn Just before Christmas, the Treasury Department released the terms for banks wishing to tap into the $30-billion Small Business Lending Fund created by Congress. Many would-be participants were less than enthused by […]

Many are seeing glimmers of recovery, or even making their own opportunities November 29, 2010 Credit flowed so freely before the recession that people in the restaurant industry often use hyperbole to describe how easy […]

The online lending service is thriving by making loans to struggling small companies. Its founder wants to turn it into a matchmaking system for business borrowers and lenders. by John Tozzi When Mitch Jacobs founded […]

May 6, 2010 With the recession having left many banks reluctant to lend, small businesses have struggled to find other sources of credit. One intriguing alternative is On Deck Capital, which promises to revolutionize lending […]

April 23, 2010 If you’ve ever tried to get a bank loan or a line of credit to keep your business humming, especially in its early startup phase, you may have run smack into a […]

February 2, 2010 by Kyle Stock …Since it made its first loans in 2007, On Deck Capital Inc., a New York-based asset-based lender, has handed out $50 million to some 2,000 businesses, few of which […]

February 1, 2010 By: Don Davis …If established online retailers have trouble getting loans, imagine what it’s like for the husband and wife team of Robert and Elizabeth Antunovic who began building their e-retail company, […]

By Deborah L. Cohen Fri 18 July 2008 CHICAGO ( — When getting a loan from the bank gets tight, as in these times, small businesses look for alternatives. Some are turning to a relatively […]

By Greg Farrell, USA TODAY It’s a universal truth that small-business owners need money to grow. The problem is that most don’t qualify for bank loans with an 8% interest rate, and even more don’t […]