- A STUDY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF ONLINE MICRO-LENDING COMMUNITY IN NORTH BENGAL. MOITRA, DIPANJAN; MALLICK, SANMOY // International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management;Apr2014, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p26
With the advent of web 2.0, a new kind of lending is becoming popular on the internet, termed peer-to-peer lending or social lending. A few of the leaders among such commercial lending websites are Zopa (Europe), Kiva (US), Milaap (India), etc. The development of such an online microfinance...
- Alternative funding. Stevens-Huffman, Leslie // Smart Business Northern California;Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p18
An interview with California State University's finance professor Eric Fricke is presented. When asked about how alternative financing can help small businesses grow, he refers to the up-front capital offering when traditional commercial loans are not available. Fricke discusses appropriate use...
- Lenders set bar higher in '01. Leaf, Brian // Crain's Chicago Business;12/11/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 51, pSB6
Discusses the market prospects for small business financing in Chicago, Illinois in 2001. Impact of the likely increase in interest rates in 2001; Increased scrutiny by bankers of small businesses' loan portfolios; Requirements for small firms to attract and secure venture capital.
- Mezzanine financing prevents ownership dilution. Wojtowicz, Jean // Indianapolis Business Journal;04/26/99, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p49A
Presents an answer to a question about how to raise venture capital for a small business without giving up more equity. Banks and lenders' eagerness to help companies grow because they create vibrant local economies, creating a demand for more loans; Suggestion to ask the small business' lender...
- Microenterprise has international roots. // Las Vegas Business Press;04/30/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p18B
Focuses on the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) MicroLoan Program in Nevada. Nevada Microenterprise Initiative as SBA-certified microlender; Products and services offered; Borrower qualifications; Contact number.
- Small-business loan sources. // Westchester County Business Journal;10/28/96, Vol. 35 Issue 44, p43
Presents a list of small-business loan sources in New York State and New Jersey.
- Where are the new business angels? // Management Today;Jul95, p3
Editorial. Comments on the shortage of venture capital for small business in Great Britain. Tax breaks aimed to encourage investment in small business.
- Clean and sober. Ryan, Vincent // Telephony;03/26/2001, Vol. 240 Issue 13, p46
Examines the slow down of venture capital in the United States. Flow of venture capital money from 1998 to 2000; Benefits of the slow down; Areas where venture capitalists should place their investments. INSET: VC survival guide.
- Trading a little piece of equity for a shot at big growth. Ragland, Larry // Business Press;4/26/96, Vol. 8 Issue 52, p17
Reports on the availability of financial funds for small businesses in Texas. Demands on financial resources of firms; Difficulty of obtaining loans; Role of venture capitalist; Contact information.