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07/08/2019

Small business financing: Opportunities for proactive lenders

Multiple players offer diverse solutions to help small businesses (SMBs) manage their demand for financing. Yet despite intense competition and innovation among lenders, small businesses are still underserved for financing. A number of factors contribute to this shortage of available financers, such as the average size of a loan and accompanying risks. Due to this…

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06/29/2017

I work in Fintech and still use a check book to buy ice cream

For most small businesses, cash really isn’t king. Nearly all small businesses accept checks. Case and point, my favorite seasonal, mom-and-pop ice cream store has a rabid fan following that includes yours truly. Their homemade brownies spun with vanilla soft serve drove customers to pitch tents and camp outside before the store’s opening day in…

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12/22/2016

Top-4 Cyber Crime Threats to Small Businesses and Banks Alike

By Eugene Bekker Bankers and small business owners: protecting your business against cyber crime is now more important than ever. In 2015, the U.S. Director of National Intelligence ranked cybercrime as the No. 1 security threat in the country. Despite popular belief, cyber criminals actually prefer small businesses institutions simply because they are easier to…

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