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Why Tax Time is the Right Time to Seek Business Financing

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You’ve been updating your Quickbooks or spreadsheet, working tirelessly with your bookkeeper and/or accountant, and are nearly finished with your 2013 tax filing.  Congratulations!  Now what?   As it turns out, tax time is the best time to apply for … Continue reading

Can you rely on information provided on P2P sites? The devil is in the details.

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Peer to Peer lending (P2P) is quickly becoming a hot topic among consumer and commercial lending circles, and many more individuals and small business owners are turning to P2P sites for financing.  While this is an exciting new option for … Continue reading

Thoughts from the CEO — Ethan’s Review of the PayPal Crowdfunding Event

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A few nights ago I had the opportunity to speak on a panel hosted by PayPal and the Milken Institute, where the discussion centered around the future of crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending.  To my pleasant surprise, even as I … Continue reading

Are all alternative lenders peddling pricey commercial loans?

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  According to today’s Wall Street Journal, there are nearly two dozen non-bank lenders who want to become the go-to financiers for business owners needing quick cash.  Former American Express chairman and chief executive James Robinson III stated, “It is a … Continue reading

Wells Fargo believes Peer to Peer lending is now a competitor with the bank. What does this mean for small business?

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The Financial Times reported recently that Wells Fargo has asked its employees to refrain from making investments on peer to peer (P2P) lending sites, stating that: [T]he bank’s code of ethics states that staff should not have an investment in … Continue reading

Are all alternative lenders peddling pricey commercial loans?

Posted on by Ethan Senturia

According to today’s Wall Street Journal, there are nearly two dozen non-bank lenders who want to become the go-to financiers for business owners needing quick cash.  Former American Express chairman and chief executive James Robinson III stated, “It is a substantially … Continue reading

Thoughts from the CEO — Ethan’s Debrief from Crowdfinance 2013

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Just before the holiday in New York City, Crowdfinance 2013 convened investors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending industries. At one point in the conference, a guitar business that had successfully run an equity crowdfunding campaign, told the … Continue reading

Thoughts from the CEO — Ethan’s Review of the PayPal Crowdfunding Event

Posted on by Ethan Senturia

A few nights ago I had the opportunity to speak on a panel hosted by PayPal and the Milken Institute, where the discussion centered around the future of crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending.  To my pleasant surprise, even as I … Continue reading