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OnDeck Capital, which makes loans to small businesses, raised the money in another sign alternative lending is going mainstream.
With small businesses turning to alternative lenders, some watchers wonder if we're recreating a backdrop that set up the 2008 financial crisis.
The biggest challenge many marijuana entrepreneurs face is banking, as normal ties with institutions are few. Here's how some banks and investors are changing that.
U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in September to its highest level in 7½ years, according to data released Monday.
U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in July to its highest level in more than seven years.
U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing for a third straight month in May, according to data released on Tuesday.
Venture capitalists poured more than $11 billion into software last year, more than into any other sector and about double the amount in 2010.
Discussing the challenges small businesses face to grow, and the difficulties in finding a skilled workforce, with Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen president, and Matt Tyler, Vickers Engineering CEO.
For all the challenges facing U.S. start-ups and small businesses, they seem to be better off than their counterparts in the developed world.
Slava Rubin, Indiegogo CEO, explains what's propelling Indiegogo's growth and how the crowdfunding platform lured investments from luminaries like Sir Richard Branson and Megan Smith from Google.
A top Fed official lauded the economic benefits of small businesses, citing demand and limited funding as reasons that loans from banks remain flat.
Bubba Murarka, DFJ partner, discusses where he sees investment opportunities in consumer Internet and mobile technology.
Joe Bastianich, B and B Hospitality CEO, discusses the upcoming debut of his new CNBC reality show where he provides his own money to fund food ideas. It's really about sniffing out opportunities, Bastianich says.
Small-business owners are keeping a cautious approach to running their companies even as they grow more optimistic, a banking survey shows.
CNBC's Josh Lipton talks to leading VC's in Silicon Valley who share their thoughts on the potential for a tech bubble and where they are committing capital.
Hundreds of New York City business owners whose storefronts were damaged by Hurricane Sandy more than a year ago are still waiting for federal aid.
Where venture capitalists are putting money to work, with David Golden, Revolution Partners, and Tony Tjan, Cue Ball.
Brooklyn, N.Y.-based sneaker brand, Greats, said it has raised $1.5 million in new capital from a group of investors, Crain's reports.
Billion-dollar valuations and mega-rounds are just a few of the signs that a tech bubble may be forming.
A high school senior from Jackson Hole, Wyo., founded a wholesome underwear company called Yellowberry, which is getting a boost from Kickstarter.
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