Small businesses searching for loans to spur growth or just more capital are finding more successful loan approvals at big banks, according to data from the recent Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index.
Intuit's recent $50k donation means that Kiva can now fund up to 500 small businesses every month through the Kiva Zip peer-to-peer lending platform. Could yours be one of them?
New data from PayNet shows that small business lending has increased more than 11 percent over last year's rate.
The online small business lender Kabbage has received another $135 million in Series E funding to boost the amount of money it loans to small businesses.
Small business loan approvals were up last month nearly across the board, according to the latest Biz2Credit lending report. What's the reason behind the seemingly improved lending environment?
If your next great business idea is starved for funding, think before taking the first offer to come your way. Here are 7 things to consider before signing any deal that brings your company more money.
The Small Business Administration reached its spending cap in July and that may have had direct result on the dip in small business loan application approvals recently by banks big and small.
A partnership between JPMorgan Chase, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Detroit Development Fund will make more than $6 million available to minority-owned small businesses in the city that's trying to rebound from the decline of the once mighty automobile industry there.
Small businesses seeking capital to expand their operations are finding better results asking institutional lenders than any other type of bank. According to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, small business loan approval rates at institutional lenders hit a new high last month.
There are plenty of tips on how to score a small business loan from a traditional lender, like a bank or credit union. But more loans are being granted outside the banks. Here's how to find a loan from a peer-to-peer or online lender.
What a difference four years makes. Between June 2011 and June 2015, small business lending at big banks went from it's lowest ebb to its current record high. Unfortunately, the same can not be said for all lending institutions as we shall see.
Your business credit score could ultimately determine the fate of your operations. And a good business credit score starts with knowing the basics: What makes it go up and what makes it go down? Check out this primer on the differences between personal and business credit scores and the importance of each.