The second-hand online clothing marketplace ThredUP has just announced an $81 million round of venture funding. The company is trying to stand out in what's becoming a competitive and increasingly crowded marketplace.
Another round of funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration aims to help small businesses increase their ability to export their goods or services. The funding through the SBA's STEP program is part of a larger initiative to increase U.S. exports.
For some small businesses and startups, crowdfunding to raise capital may be the best way to get off the ground. Then again, this means of raising capital is not for everyone. Here are five businesses that could benefit from crowdfuding.
GoDaddy and Kiva have entered into a philanthropic partnership that will give each GoDaddy employee $25 to donate to a Kiva small business. The mission is to fund low-income entrepreneurs.
Shutterstock has reported a 30 percent growth in revenue during the last quarter. That boon may not be all good news, especially stockholders. After announcing the figures, the company's stock tumbled.
If your small business has eyes on a government contract or grant, you'll need to get a free Dun & Bradstreet D-U-N-S number. And even if you don't have those ambitions, it's a good idea to get one anyway.
Personal credit cards and business credit cards should always be considered separate from each but did you know there are times when one can help the other?
What does a Dun & Bradstreet report say about your business? Here's more about a system some small businesses may not be aware of but should learn more about.
A new User Agreement between PayPal and its users would seem to give the company almost unlimited right to robocall and text users at any number the company believes it can reach them. But PayPal says it will amend the agreement following complaints from customer advocacy groups and the FCC.
Financial technology or fintech businesses may be major players in the near future, not just as tools for consumers but also has partners for other startups and small businesses. How could technology redefine the way your business handles its finances?
LeadPages, a company specializing in marketing landing pages, has announced a $27 million round of capital fundraising. The company plans to use the largess to expand operations and offer more products.
UPS has partnered with Kabbage Inc. to allow its customers the ability to access more capital through Kabbage's automated process.