Tagged: small business

U.S. Intelligent Payments Solution For Small Business Plastiq Secures $75 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By B Capital Group

Plastiq, a U.S.-based intelligent payments solution for small business, announced on Thursday it secured $75 million during its Series D funding round, which was led by B Capital Group. The round, which saw participation from Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures, Accomplice and Top Tier Capital Partners,… Read More

Airwallex Announces New Partnership With Xero For SMB Customers Payments

Airwallex, an Australia-based fintech company, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with small business platform Zero to help Airwallex’s small-to-medium business (SMB) customers seamlessly reconcile their domestic and international payments. As previously reported, Airwallex was founded in 2015 and is described as… Read More

European Lending Platform October Hits New Milestone: €400 Million Has Been Borrowed By SMEs to Finance 800 Projects

October, a leading European online lender, announced on Tuesday it has reached new milestone. The lending platform revealed €400 million has been borrowed by SMEs on the platform to finance more than 800 projects. Ein weiterer Meilenstein in der Geschichte von October: mit dem heutigen… Read More

Kabbage’s Latest Data Reveals Small Businesses’ Revenue Growth Is Stronger Than Perceived

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Tuesday its latest data, which polled more than 600 U.S. small business owners, revealed the majority of small businesses believe their revenue growth underperforms their peers. Specifically, 60% of respondents ranked their revenue growth below the 50th percentile… Read More

Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index Reveals: Small Business Loan Approval Rates at Big Banks Reach New Record in January 2020

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday its latest Small Business Lending Index revealed the approval percentage for small business loan applications at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) rose one-tenth of a percent to reach 28.3% in January 2020. According to the Index, the approval rate at… Read More

SMBX Partners With Degrees Plato to Launch New Small Business Bond Offering

SMBX, a marketplace for buying and selling small-business bonds, announced on Friday it has teamed up with Degrees Plato, a U.S.-based owned-and-operated taproom, bottleshop, and Mexican kitchen, to launch the Degrees Plato’s (PLTO) Small Business Bond offering. According to SMBX, the offering enables investor to… Read More

U.S.-Based Small & Medium-Sized Business Financing Provider Kapitus Closes Second Asset-Backed Securitization For $160 Million

Kapitus, a U.S.-based small and medium-sized business financing provider, announced on Tuesday it closed its second asset-backed securitization (ABS) for $160 million. Kapitus reported that the facility, which has a 3-year revolving period, a 5-year legal final, and is expandable to $500 million, was issued in… Read More

Small Housebuilder Funding Platform Clearwell Capital Launches Seedrs Round; Now Seeking £375,000 in Funding

Clearwell Capital, a UK-based company that provides funding to small and medium-sized property developers and housebuilders, is now seeking £375,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2010, Clearwell Capital states it is funded by banks, high net worth individuals and P2P lending… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Online Lender Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Small Business Loans Facilitated (Infographic)

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has facilitated more than $1.5 billion in financing to small businesses across the U.S. This news comes just a few weeks after Lendio acquired of cloud-based small business account platform, Billy, and the launch of Lendio’s… Read More

Mastercard Now Offering Salesforce Essentials For Small Business Owners

Mastercard announced on Monday it is offering Salesforce essentials to its small business program. According to Mastercard, the benefits, which are now available across both Mastercard Business and Mastercard Business World Elite offerings in the U.S., will help small business owners “booster their daily hustle.”… Read More

Lendio Announces Acquisition of Cloud-Based Small Business Accounting Platform Billy; Announces Bookkeeping Software For Small Businesses

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday the acquisition of Billy and the launch of its bookkeeping software for small businesses, Sunrise, which is a freemium bookkeeping software to meld accounting, cash flow management, loan, and credit information into a single platform. According to Lendio, Sunrise… Read More

Kabbage Secures $200 Million Revolving Credit Facility

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Tuesday it has secured a $200 million revolving credit facility to support its growth for providing U.S. small businesses access to flexible, online funding. According to Kabbage the senior tranche of the new dual-class transaction earned an A(sf) rating… Read More

Kabbage Forms New Partnership with BTEA to Fuel Access to Funding for Women & Minority-Owned Businesses

Kabbage announced on Friday it has teamed up with the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA), to provide access to fast and flexible small business funding for BTEA members through its global financial service platform. According to Kabbage, the collaboration will support women and minority-owned business… Read More

SBA: It’s All About Jobs and Small Business is the Engine of Growth as 1.8 Million Net New Jobs Have Been Added

Small businesses create the majority of jobs in the US – just like many other developed economies. With jobs comes wealth and prosperity. If this job creation engine shuts down, as we have seen in the last recession, its a disaster. According to the US… Read More

Visa Joins Forces With Financial Platform Wave to Improvement Small Business Cash Flow Management

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Thursday it has joined forces with financial platform Wave to create a new, limited release payments solution that aims to transform the way small businesses manage their cash flow and provide merchants quicker access to funds. According to the duo, Wave’s… Read More

Alternative Small Business Finance Provider Capify Receives £75 Million Credit Facility From Goldman Sachs

Capify, a UK-based alternative small business financing provider, announced on Thursday it received a £75 million credit facility from Goldman Sachs Private Capital to support its future growth plans and provide working capital to thousands of Australian and British small businesses. Launched in 2008, Capify describes itself… Read More

Visa Launches New Global Initiative to Support Women-Owned Small Businesses

Visa announced on Tuesday the launch of its new global initiative, She’s Next, Empowered by Visa, to champion women-owned small businesses everywhere. Through the initiative, women small business owners are able to build, sustain, and advance their businesses. According to Visa, She’s Next, will be supported… Read More

Radius Bank Announces New Partnership With Y Combinator-Backed Startup Treasury Prime

Radius Bank, a virtual bank focused on providing clients with banking solutions to better financial health, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with Treasury Prime, a Y Combinator-backed startup, to create the Tailored Checking Account, a checking account designed for business owners. According to Radius, Tailored Checking Account… Read More

Fundbox Launches New Payment & Credit Solution For Small Businesses Serving Other Businesses “Fundbox Pay”

Fundbox, a cash flow optimization tool platform for small businesses, announced last week it has launched a new payment and credit solution for small businesses serving other businesses called Fundbox Pay. The platform reported that it purposefully designed Fundbox Pay to help make business transactions… Read More

Online Marketplace Lender Nav Facilitated More Than 20,000 Small Business credit Approvals in 2017

Nav, a small business marketplace lending platform, announced this week it has facilitated more than 20,000 small business credit approvals in 2017. Founded in 2012, Nav described itself as an early-stage fintech company that uses data to help business owners get more funding, lower their costs,… Read More

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