Business Lending

The Top Small Business Funders By Revenue

October 23, 2017
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small business funders ranked by revenue

This is from deBanked’s Sept/Oct 2017 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE The below chart ranks several companies in the non-bank small business financing space by revenue over the last 5 years. The data is primarily drawn from reports submitted to the Inc. 5000 list, public earnings statements, or published media reports. […]

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The Voice of Main Street – Small Businesses Share Their Experience With Non-bank Finance

October 18, 2017
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business owners

This story is from deBanked’s Sept/Oct 2017 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE If she hadn’t scored the $250,000 loan through Breakout Capital in 2015, Jackie Luo says, the commercial-software firm she heads in Baltimore could not have made the “strategic hires” and purchased the new server to support additional customers and […]

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Lead Generators Facing Rougher Road

October 13, 2017
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This story is from deBanked’s Sept/Oct 2017 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Lead generators for alternative funders are facing stronger headwinds these days. The business has gotten tougher for a whole host of reasons. A pullback in alternative lending necessitates fewer leads. On top of that, funders, ISOs and brokers have […]

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The Sept/Oct 2017 Issue of deBanked Magazine Has Shipped

October 12, 2017
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deBanked Magazine September/October 2017

The latest issue of deBanked Magazine has shipped. In this issue we explore a new rule implemented by credit bureaus surrounding the reporting of liens and judgments, the shifting landscape for lead generators, and once again, what merchants themselves are saying about their experiences with online loans and merchant cash advances. There’s a lot more […]

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Bizfi Alum Jared Weitz Reflects on Demise of Former Employer and Rise of UCS

October 9, 2017
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Jared Weitz deBanked Magazine Cover United Capital Source

Jared Weitz has come a long way since his earlier days as one of the original Bizfi employees. Today he’s at the helm of online funding marketplace United Capital Source (UCS), which has been on a tear since deBanked last spoke with Weitz a couple of years ago. The UCS founder and chief executive took […]

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Broker Fair 2018 – The Inaugural Conference for Merchant Cash Advance and Business Loan Brokers

October 5, 2017
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Broker Fair 2018

Put on by Foinse, LLC and presented by deBanked, Broker Fair 2018 will be at The William Vale in Brooklyn, NY on May 14, 2018 New York, NY – Foinse, LLC, in collaboration with deBanked, is excited to announce Broker Fair 2018, the inaugural conference for merchant cash advance (MCA) and business loan brokers. Broker […]

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Dear MCA and Business Loan Brokers, It’s Time

October 5, 2017
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it's time

It’s been two years since the Year of the Broker was published. And it’s been many more than that since the last time I brokered a deal myself. Though I’ve only been writing about merchant cash advances (MCAs) and non-bank business loans for seven years here, my involvement in that industry started more than a […]

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Kabbage’s Petralia Talks Big Tech, Fintech and Lending

October 2, 2017
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Kathryn Petralia Kabbage

Kabbage co-founder and head of operations Kathryn Petralia was in New York last week for The Economist’s Finance Disrupted 2017 conference where she was a panelist on in an Oxford-style debate about whether tech giants Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google pose a greater challenge to traditional banks than the fintech startup community. Her position […]

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Get Your Free Hard Copy of deBanked Magazine

October 2, 2017
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Sept Oct 17 top

If you haven’t already signed up to receive our magazine in the past, you should register today to make sure you receive our September/October issue! Subscribing is FREE and this issue is packed with stories, stats, and industry data you can’t find anywhere else. We can also arrange for multiple copies to be shipped to […]

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Funders and Lenders are Relying More on Brokers, Survey Finds

September 27, 2017
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ISOs increase or decrease

Business lending and MCA CEOs are not finding it easy to reduce their dependence on brokers, the latest Bryant Park Capital/deBanked survey results suggest. In a past survey conducted in Q4 2015, respondents indicated that an average of 46% of their business came from external sources/ISOs versus internal marketing. 44% of respondents also reported at […]

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