Take a Break From Funding This Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017
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hug an underwriter

This Thanksgiving… Step back from the daily grind Those merchants eager for your cold calls can wait There’s no need to start worrying about next year just yet It’s Thanksgiving So hug an underwriter Kiss a broker Think about your favorite merchant And pay no attention to the algorithms automating your job Give thanks Because […]

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The Bad Broker And Merchant Due Diligence

November 15, 2017
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robbers

There may be a rogue broker on the loose. The scam involves a fraudulent Letter of Intent (LOI) falsely claiming to be that of a major funder designed to resemble the real McCoy. Events like this place a spotlight on the risks associated with this market and is a reminder that not all small businesses […]

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Former MCA Co-founder Meir Hurwitz Kicks Off New Venture With Kim Kardashian West

November 9, 2017
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Kim Kardashian

I love how @screenshopit lets you find the exact designer looks you see people wearing online, plus suggests similar items at all price points! #ScreenShop_Ambassador https://t.co/TXZ23agVoT pic.twitter.com/nA8JBDVbU5 — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) November 7, 2017 An early innovator of the merchant cash advance industry has re-emerged on the business scene in very different new venture […]

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ISO Alleged to Have Forged a Confession of Judgment

November 6, 2017
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Courtroom

Underwriters, keep your eyes on the notary stamps. A lawsuit filed in the New York Supreme Court last week by a merchant cash advance company against an ISO and several co-defendants, alleges that an ISO was partially responsible for damages when a merchant defaulted. And they make a compelling argument. In this case where a […]

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CFC on the Front Lines of the MCA Regulation Battle

November 6, 2017
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Capitol Building

As the US Senate attempts to reach a bipartisan agreement on relaxing some of the rules in the Dodd Frank legislation of 2010 that would treat banks more favorably, the MCA industry is having to fend off legislation and regulation of its own at the state and federal levels that could position funders in a […]

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View From The C-Suite: Alternative Funding Execs Talk Shop, The Landscape, And The Future

October 30, 2017
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Board room

Alternative funders have had a roller coaster 2017 with highs and lows that will likely be remembered as a high-stakes time for the industry, one in which the rubber met the road for many and the market landscape shifted for everyone from funders, to merchants to brokers. Three C-Suite executives in the alternative funding space […]

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Goodbye Liens and Judgments

October 28, 2017
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SHREDDED

This story is from deBanked’s Sept/Oct 2017 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Credit Bureaus have stopped reporting this data, so now what? Justice can require sacrifice. Take the example of a decision by the three major credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian and TransUnion – to stop including some liens and most […]

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Watch the House Subcommittee Hearing on Fintech and Online Small Business Lending

October 26, 2017
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Rayburn Building

deBanked streamed the small business subcommitte hearing that took place at 10AM EST in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building on October 26th. If it’s not loading below, you can watch it at: House Small Committee website. Kate Fisher, a partner at law firm Hudson Cook, testified on behalf of the Commercial Finance […]

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Newtek (NASDAQ: NEWT) Acquires United Capital Source

October 25, 2017
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Jared Weitz United Capital Source deBanked Magazine

Newtek (NASDAQ:NEWT), a leading provider of key business and financial solutions, has acquired NY-based United Capital Source (UCS). Terms of the deal were undisclosed except that UCS has become “wholly owned” which means that all of the company’s shares were acquired. UCS CEO Jared Weitz was previously featured on the cover of our Sept/Oct 2015 […]

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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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