Tagged: small businesses

Banco BNI Europa & EDEBEX Celebrate First Anniversary of the Duo’s Partnership to Support Portuguese SMEs; Announces New Partner Moloni

Banco BNI Europa and Edebex announced on Tuesday they celebrated the first anniversary of their partnership that makes available an online platform for the purchase and sale of invoices to Portuguese companies with working capital needs, offering an innovative alternative to financial credit and traditional… Read More

Xero Milestone: 1 Million Australia & New Zealand Users Sign Up

Xero (ASX: XRO), a global small business platform, announced last week it surpassed one million subscribers across Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). According to Xero, this milestone marks its platform as being the regional leader in the uptake of cloud accounting technology. Speaking about the… Read More

Starling Bank Launches In-App Marketplace For Small Businesses

UK challenger bank Starling Bank announced last week it launched its in-app Marketplace for small businesses. According to Starling Bank, the new wave of Marketplace partners includes the launch of accounting software platform Xero and the latter will enable the bank’s 20,000 business banking customers to automatically… Read More

Update: Coconut Surpasses £1 Million Through Crowdcube Round

UK-based current accounting and tax platform Coconut has successfully secured more than £1 million in funding from over 1,000 investors through its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The campaign was launched earlier this month and quickly raised its initial £500,000 funding target.  As previously reported, Coconut describes… Read More

Accounting & Tax Platform Coconut Quickly Secures £500,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

UK-based current accounting and tax platform Coconut has quickly secured its initial £500,000 funding target through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. Founded in 2016, Coconut describes itself as a current account that takes care of a user’s accounting and tax. The platform is designed specifically for freelancers,… Read More

Biz2Credit Announces New Partnerships With Popular Bank to Expand Small Business Financing Solutions

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with U.S. banking group Popular Bank to expand on the bank’s digital presence and help streamline its small business loan application process. The duo reported that through this new partnership Popular Bank will leverage Biz2Credit’s analytics… Read More

Biz2Credit’s Latest Small Business Lending Index Reveals: Big Banks Hit Record High Small Business Loan Approval Percentages in September 2018

Biz2Credit recently announced the results of its latest small business lending index, which revealed small business loan approval rates for big banks reached another high point in September 2018. According to the index, September 2018’s approval percentage for big banks (assets of $10 billion+) rose two-tenths of… Read More

PayPal Launches FundNow to Give Select Small Businesses Access to Competed Sales Within Seconds

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PayPal announced on Tuesday the launch of its new feature, Fund Now, which gives select small businesses access to their completed sales within seconds by eliminating holds, delays, and reserves so they can spend their funds immediately. According to the transfer payments giant, Funds Now… Read More

OnDeck Milestone: Small Business Online Lending Tops $10 Billion

Online lending platform OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) announced on Wednesday it has surpassed $10 billion in total loan originated to small businesses. According to OnDeck, the latest milestone is the latest indication that small businesses increasingly prefer to seek financing online. OnDeck reported that it provided its first… Read More

Biz2Credit’s Latest Business Index Reveals: Strong Economy Leads to Record High Small Business Loan Approval Percentages at Big Banks in July 2018

Biz2Credit recently announced the results of its latest small business lending index, which revealed that small business loan approval rates for big banks reached another high point in July 2018. The index notably examines more than 1,000 credit applications made by small businesses through Biz2Credit’s online lending platform. According… Read More

American Express Teams Up With GreenSky to Bring Digital Payments & Financing Capabilities to Merchants

On Monday, American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced it has formed a partnership with GreenSky, Inc. (NASDAQ: GSKY) to bring enhanced digital payments and financing capabilities to help merchants grow their businesses and give consumers greater flexibility in financing their purchases. According to the duo, this… Read More

Lendio’s 2018 Q2 Results Revealed 90% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth

Online small business lender Lendio announced this week the release of its 2018 quarter 2 results, which recorded growth across all areas of its business, including 90 percent year-over-year quarterly revenue growth. The lending platform reported it has helped facilitate more than $900 million in financing to… Read More

German Fintech FinLeap Partners With Open Banking Platform Fabrick to Launch New Financial Management Startup for Small Businesses

FinLeap, the fintech start-up platform behind Germany’s SolarisBank, announced on Monday it has teamed up with Italian open banking platform Fabrick to launch a new financial management startup specifically for small businesses. According to FinLeap, the startup, called Beesy, will simplify accounting, tax and banking services for… Read More

Canadian Fintech Citrusexchange Launches Supply Chain & Invoice Financing Blockchain Platform “Kwikxchange”

On Monday, Canadian fintech startup Citrusxchange Inc. announced it has launched its blockchain based supply chain and invoice financing platform, Kwikxchange.  The company reported its platform caters to small and medium enterprises seeking supply chain financing and invoice financing. The platform was also developed under… Read More

Lendio Reports: Online Lender Facilitates More Than 5,000 Loans For California Small Businesses

Online small business lender Lendio announced on Thursday it has helped facilitate nearly $120 million in growth capital through more than 5,0000 to small businesses in the state of California. The lending platform has reportedly funded more loans in California than in any other state… Read More

American Express Teams Up With Amazon to Create New Credit Card For Small Businesses in the U.S.

American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced last week plans to launch a co-branded Amazon credit card for small businesses in the U.S. According to the credit giant, the new card will enhance the way small businesses buy goods and services across Amazon and is part of… Read More

TD Bank Teams Up With Fintech BizEquity to Enhance Commercial Customer Experience

TD Bank announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with BizEquity to provide its small and mid-size business customers and prospects from Maine to Florida a no-cost comprehensive business valuation through a cutting-edge digital application. The bank revealed that through its relationship with the Philadelphia-based fintech it now offers… Read More

Funding Circle Expands Partnership With INTRUST Bank to Support More U.S. Small Businesses

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Tuesday it has expanded its strategic partnership with U.S. regional bank INTRUST Bank to support the growth of small businesses in the U.S. The lender reported that following the successful launch of the partnership earlier this year, the… Read More

Canada’s National Bank Launches New Mobile Point of Sale Solution Powered by Fintech Mobeewave

Last week, National Bank announced it has launched a new mobile point of sale solution, Easy Pay, which is powered by Montreal fintech, Mobeewave and will be used by SME clients. National Bank reported that by collaborating with its partner, Global Payments, it claims to… Read More

Report: Funding Circle Lending Unlocked 45,000 British Jobs in 2017

Funding Circle has announced that a new report produced by Oxford Economics revealed that lending through its platform unlocked 45,000 jobs in the UK in 2017. Globally this number jumps to 75,000 across all four of the Funding Circle markets. Overall, Funding Circle’s platform contributed £2.4… Read More

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