Tagged: report

Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force Publishes Final Report

The Faster Payments Task Force is a group of payment industry stakeholders with representatives from across the payment ecosystem. The group involved over three hundred different stakeholders. The Federal Reserve assembled the task force to help identify and evaluate alternative approaches to implementing safe and… Read More

The Financial Stability Board Publishes Report on Shadow Banking

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system. Based in Switzerland, the FSB was established in 2009, in part, a response to the global financial crisis that shocked the world. Ostensibly the FSB is… Read More

Seedrs Publishes its Winter Update. Revisits Platform Wide IRR of 14.4%

Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has published its Portfolio Update Winter 2016/2017.  The digital document, which is available for download here, is in response to a report published in September. Seedrs states that feedback was so positive they decided to produce a more comprehensive review of… Read More

Parliament Report Address Challenges of SMEs to Access Growth Capital

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (previously named Business, Innovation and Skills Committee) has published a report on access to finance of UK SMEs. The inquiry was described as an update on improvements and challenges since the financial crisis of 2008. “Although the mainstream… Read More

AlliedCrowds Reports: India Tops Developing Countries for Alternative Finance List

On Wednesday, AlliedCrowds released its latest report on the top developing countries for alternative finance. The data analyst company revealed it used its new emerging market alternative finance tool, Capital Finder, to identify the financing options for entrepreneurs in their countries and sections along with breaking down the type of… Read More

Biz2Credit Reports: Loan Approval Rates Drop at Big Banks and Alternative Lenders in July 2016

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), alternative lenders, and credit union dipped in July 2016. CEO of Biz2Credit and who oversaw the research, Rohit… Read More

Biz2Credit Reports: Small Biz Loan Approval Rates at Banks Continue to Improve in June 2016

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 continued to improve. According to the report, small business loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) improved to a… Read More

Kickstarter Unveils 2015’s Transparency Report

This week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter released its 2015 transparency report. This report shares details about the year’s copyright and trademark claims. The funding platform stated: “Kickstarter is a space for creative people to present and find support for new and imaginative ideas. Like many sites entrusted with… Read More

Brief: Beauhurst’s New Report Reveals the Number of UK Private Equity-Back Fundraisings Fell By 11% in 2015

Last week, UK research firm Beauhurst announced that its latest research revealed that the number of UK private equity-backed fundraisings fell by 11% in 2015 with yearly deal figures reportedly dropping from 488 to 441. The company stated: “Looking at our data, we can see that private… Read More

Down Again: Biz2Credit Reports Small Business Loan Approvals by Banks Continue to Decline

Loan approval rates at both big banks and small banks dropped in January 2016, according to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, the monthly analysis of more than 1,000 small business loan applications on Biz2Credit. Additionally, loan approval percentages at credit unions fell to an… Read More

AlliedCrowds Releases January 2016 Crowdfunding Report

On Thursday, AlliedCrowds released its January 2016 crowdfunding report. This new document covers 2015 statistics, 2016 forecast, recapping the year, crowdfunding regulations, and crowdfunding and the SDGs. The data analysis company shared: “We are excited to share with you the January edition of our bimonthly report on… Read More

Fitch Ratings Reports: Global Shadow Banking Growth to Begin to Slow in 2016

On Wednesday, Fitch Ratings reported that the growth and success of shadow banks will begin to slow down in 2016 as regulators step up scrutiny of the sector and banks weigh competitive responses. The website revealed that shadow banks are increasingly likely to become victims… Read More

Brief: Reportlinker Conducts Research on Bitcoin

Reportlinker, a market research solution company, announced on Wednesday its new research on cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. The company shared: “Bitcoin is the first successful digital currency. Its success lies in its ability to create consensus for a transaction database, a blockchain, between a large number of… Read More

Lending Works Reports: Over a Quarter of Consumers Don’t Know How Much Interest They Pay on Their Debt

On Thursday, peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works released a new report that revealed a large proportion (27%) of its customers didn’t know how much interest they were paying on their debt before taking out a debt consolidation loan with the peer-to-peer lender. Of those respondents that were… Read More

University of Pennsylvania Conducts Independent Analysis that Examines Kickstarter Project Fulfillment

On Monday, Kickstarter unveiled a new independent analysis that examined its project fulfillment. This report was conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s professor, Ethan Mollick. The description of the analysis reads: “Kickstarter is a new model for bringing creative projects to life. Compared with other… Read More

GoFundMe Unveils a New Report That Shows Technology’s Impact on Charitable Giving. Over $1 Billion in Donations in the Last Year (Infographic)

A new report released on #GivingTuesday shows that crowdfunding is rapidly becoming a major way that American’s give back to their community. The report, issued by GoFundMe, shows that donations on the crowdfunding platform alone totaled $1.09 billion, which puts crowdfunded giving on par with donations… Read More

Fundera Releases New Report on the State of Online Small Business Lending

Fundera, an online marketplace for small business loans, announced on Monday the release of its new report on the State of Online Small Business Lending. The platform believes that this new document shows its dedication to transparency in the alternative lending sector. The report was… Read More

AlliedCrowds Declares In New Report: Developing Countries Raised $37.4 Using Crowdfunding in October 2015

AlliedCrowds has published a new report about how developing countries have raised a total of $37.4 million through the crowdfunding method during the month of October. The data analysis company stated: “While equity crowdfunding currently makes up a relatively small portion of crowdfunding activity in… Read More

EquityNet Releases Up-to-Date 2015 Crowdfunding Statistics

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform EquityNet announced the release of new crowdfunding statistics for 2015 based on a sampling of over 15,000 U.S. businesses listed on EquityNet from 2007 to present day. Judd Hollas, founder and CEO of EquityNet stated: “EquityNet has been a leader when it comes to tracking the… Read More

Ventureneer Reports: Crowdfunding for Female Entrepreneurs to Surpass Male Counterparts in Securing Funding & Driving Revenue Growth

Ventureneer, a company  dedicated to online education and peer support for social entrepreneurs, non profit leaders, and small business owners with a social mission, recently released a report that reveals why women entrepreneurs are still significantly behind men when it comes to funding and growing their businesses… Read More