Tagged: small businesses

Lendio Plans to Hire Up to 200 Full-Time Small Business Loan Agents to Meet Demands for Emergency Capital During COVID-19 Pandemic

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it is planning to hire up to 200 full-time small business loan agents to help meet the demand for emergency capital during the COVID-19. Lendio reported that with the recent passing of the CARES Act and the inclusions… Read More

Monzo Launches “Monzo Business” For Web

Just a few weeks after launching its business accounts, UK challenger bank Monzo announced the launch of “Monzo Business” for web, which gives users the option to manage their business account on their computer or laptop. As previously reported, Monzo stated it spent the past… Read More

NYMBUS to Help US-based Financial Institutions with Effectively Responding to Economic Instability Following Coronavirus Outbreak

NYMBUS is planning to help US-based financial institutions with effectively responding to the economic instability resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. NYMBUS is a core banking modernization firm. It helps financial service providers with their digital transformation strategies. The company is offering a new program… Read More

FundedByMe Set to Relaunch Donation-Based Crowdfunding Services to Help Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

FundedByMe, a multi-national investment crowdfunding platform, recently announced it is re-launching its donation-based crowdfunding services in order to help small businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The platform reported that in the suites of the financial crisis following the Coronavirus, many people, as well as… Read More

Fintech Credit Provider 4G Capital Adjusts Business Operations to Cope with Coronavirus Outbreak

Fintech credit provider 4G Capital, a firm that supports individuals and companies across Africa, has introduced operational and services updates for its business operations across Kenya and Uganda. The company has also shared how it is dealing with the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. FSD (Financial… Read More

SOLV, an Indian Online Lending Marketplace for SMEs, Recommends Taking Immediate Measures to Prevent Economic Downturn Due to Coronavirus

SOLV, an online marketplace that matches lenders and micro-, small and medium-sized MSME borrowers, has expressed concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has resulted in economic uncertainty and instability. SOLV, which is a B2B platform backed by the Standard Chartered Bank, expects SMEs to… Read More

Lendio Joins Lending Companies Around the U.S. to Request U.S. Senate & House of Representative Leaders to Approve $500 Billion Discretionary Funding For Small Businesses Suffering From Coronavirus Pandemic

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has joined companies through the U.S., including Biz2Credit, Credibly, Fundbox, Homebase, Kabbage, Funding Circle, Plaid, LendingTree, and Wisely, to send a letter to the U.S. Senate and House of Representative leaders to approve $500 billion in discretionary… Read More

Reg CF Platform Honeycomb Credit Is Now Offering Small Business Relief Loans During Coronavirus Pandemic

Bank replacement platform Honeycomb Credit announced on Wednesday it is now offering loans to small businesses that are in need of working capital during the coronavirus pandemic. As of March 18th, there are 7,038 cases of the virus with 97 total deaths. According to Honeycomb… Read More

iwoca Announces Launch of Fintech Platform OpenLending

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iwoca, an online lender serving SMEs, announced on Wednesday the launch of a new platform, OpenLending, which may unify fintechs and banks to extend iwoca’s lending capabilities to over two million UK businesses. iwoca reported that the launch of OpenLending forms part of its £10… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Facilitates $2 Billion in Small Business Loans

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has facilitated over $2 billion in loans to small businesses across the U.S. The online lender also reported that it has originated more than 100,000 loans as well. Founded in 2011, Lendio claims to be a… Read More

Monzo Introduces Business Banking Accounts

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Tuesday the launch of its new business banking accounts. The banking group reported that it has spent the past twelve months building the account to make banking “effortless” for small businesses.  Monzo’s team explained: “We want our business accounts… 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

Funding Circle Offering Support to Business Loan Transparency Law in California

Marketplace lending company Funding Circle (LSE: FCH) is reportedly supporting a U.S. business loan transparency law. According to P2PFinanceNews, the online lender is backing the California introduced law, which will require certain data to be disclosed in commercial credit agreements much like consumer loans. Head… Read More

California-based OneWest Bank Launches New Mobile App for Small Business Owners

California-based OneWest Bank, CIT’s Southern California branch network, revealed on January 31, 2020 that it has introduced a new mobile app for small businesses. The app offers a new platform to assist small business clients in meeting their financial goals and requirements. The OneWest Bank… Read More

FIS Partners With Liberis to Allow “Working Capital” Platform to Provide U.S. Small Businesses With Alternative Funding Solutions

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Wednesday it is teaming with Liberis, a UK-based fintech that provides alternative funding for small businesses, to launch Working Capital to provide alternative funding solutions for U.S. small businesses. FIS reported that through its Working… Read More

U.S. Online Small Business Lender Camino Financial Raises $8 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Crédito Real

Camino Financial, a U.S.-based online small business lender, announced on Wednesday it raised $8 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Crédito Real. Founded in 2014, Camino Financial offers business loans and solutions to help small businesses grow. The platform further… Read More

Seedrs Forms New Partnership With GS1 UK to Help Support Small Business Growth

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with GS1 UK to help support small business growth in the UK. GS1 UK describes itself as a community of more than 38,000 members working in the retail, healthcare, SME and Marketplaces…. Read More

David Luck: Capital On Tap CEO Reveals How His Company Has Provided £1 Billion in Loans to Small Firms

London-based Capital On Tap, a Fintech firm that provides working capital including loans and credit cards to small businesses, recently reached a milestone of lending £1 billion to small companies since the firm began operating in 2012.  Capital On Tap had lent £500 million by… Read More

Lendio Contributes More Than 10,000 Kiva Loans to Fuel Women-Owned Businesses Worldwide

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has provided more than 10,000 Kiva micro-loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world through Lendio Gives. Lendio reported that its Lendio Gives is an employee donation and employer matching program focused on facilitating global entrepreneurship. To… Read More

Royal Bank of Canada Announces New Mobile Banking Enhancements for Small Business Owners

Global financial institution, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), announced on Tuesday it has rolled out mobile enhancements specifically for small business owners. According to RBC, the enhancements will help business owners receive financial insights and allow them to manage their business financials. While sharing more… Read More

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