Lending http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/lending The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Lending en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:00 GMT Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233178 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233178 Catherine Clifford The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance. Looking For Capital? Don't Forget About the Little Bank That Could. A new report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that, despite massive banking industry consolidation, there are more community banks in the U.S. now than there were 30 years ago. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232943 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232943 Catherine Clifford A new report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that, despite massive banking industry consolidation, there are more community banks in the U.S. now than there were 30 years ago. Google-Backed Lending Club Moves Into Business Lending The online-only, peer-to-peer finance marketplace is expanding its reach. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232367 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232367 Catherine Clifford The online-only, peer-to-peer finance marketplace is expanding its reach. Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive. New York City-based OnDeck Capital launched a new loan program today that gives small-business owners access to a significant amount of cash in a flash. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231610 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231610 Catherine Clifford New York City-based OnDeck Capital launched a new loan program today that gives small-business owners access to a significant amount of cash in a flash. Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231318 Ray Hennessey In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone. Warren Buffett Wants to Pay You $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket How do you like odds of 1 in 9.2 quintillion? That's how likely it is to predict a flawless NCAA bracket. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231138 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231138 Nina Zipkin How do you like odds of 1 in 9.2 quintillion? That's how likely it is to predict a flawless NCAA bracket. Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230819 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230819 Rohit Arora Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again. A Business Plan for the Startup Economy Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229831 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229831 Karen Mills Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there. Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228645 Catherine Clifford As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold. PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes The online payments giant is getting into the finance market, providing access to credit based entirely on sales history – no credit check required. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228538 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228538 Catherine Clifford The online payments giant is getting into the finance market, providing access to credit based entirely on sales history – no credit check required. Looking for a Bank Loan? Don't Forget About the Little Guys A new report says the growth rate of lending at smaller banks surpassed that of their larger peers in the second quarter. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227614 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227614 Catherine Clifford A new report says the growth rate of lending at smaller banks surpassed that of their larger peers in the second quarter. SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named Five months after announcing her resignation and without a successor lined up, Mills says she's leaving next month. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227492 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227492 Catherine Clifford Five months after announcing her resignation and without a successor lined up, Mills says she's leaving next month. Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital. Mon, 13 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226132 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226132 Michelle Goodman An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital. When Friends and Family Become Financiers Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach. Sat, 04 May 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226571 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226571 Randy Myers Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach. Where Small Businesses Are Finding Money (Infographic) Securing a small-business loan has become more difficult in recent years. Here's a look at how companies are coping. Wed, 01 May 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226535 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226535 Kathleen Davis Securing a small-business loan has become more difficult in recent years. Here's a look at how companies are coping. Lending to Franchises Reaches the Highest Level Since the Recession Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226323 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226323 Catherine Clifford Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association. A Mobile Game That Enables Real-World Microlending Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225824 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225824 Michelle Goodman Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya. Why Consumer Credit Matters to Small Businesses (Opinion) Washington's recent efforts to protect consumers may be hampering small-business growth. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226088 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226088 Scott Shane Washington's recent efforts to protect consumers may be hampering small-business growth. Why Business Loans Are Up for Grabs Lending experts suggest that, finally, small-business owners and entrepreneurs can secure loans for their businesses -- if only they wanted them. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225996 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225996 Toddi Gutner Lending experts suggest that, finally, small-business owners and entrepreneurs can secure loans for their businesses -- if only they wanted them. Online Platform Connects Entrepreneurs with Local Lenders SoMoLend has facilitated over 100 small-business loans totaling nearly $3.5 million. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225478 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225478 Michelle Goodman SoMoLend has facilitated over 100 small-business loans totaling nearly $3.5 million.