Knight Capital’s Intangibles As Reported Through Ready Capital’s Year-End Earnings

March 21, 2020
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Last year, Ready Capital Corporation (NYSE: RC) acquired small business funding provider Knight Capital. RC’s year-end earnings provided some additional insight into the state of Knight Capital at the time it was acquired. This included balance sheet figures that recorded $48.4M in assets ($39.5M of which were purchased future receivables) and $31.8M in liabilities. Among […]

Maryland Merchant Cash Advance Prohibition Bill Put on Hold After State Abruptly Ended The Legislative Session

March 19, 2020
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The State of Maryland decided to end their 2020 legislative session late last night rather than on the original April 6th deadline, due to COVID-19 concerns. Legislators managed to pass 650 bills in a “3-day sprint” but did not get to everything. Among the bills that did not even make it to the floor were […]

How Small Business Funders Are Reacting to the Coronavirus

March 17, 2020
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In the past week and a half it appears as if six months of panic, reaction, and preparation have taken place. With the coronavirus having transformed from a subconscious worry at the back of our minds to a global pandemic that is leading industries and nations to be reshaped, uncertainty and a lack of information […]

With New York in a State of Emergency, Its Legislators Rush to Regulate Disclosures in the Commercial Finance Industry

March 16, 2020
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On March 7th, Governor Cuomo declared a disaster emergency for New York State. Four and 6 days later respectively, legislators in the state Assembly and Senate introduced commercial financing disclosure bills that would regulate all business-to-business financing transactions including secured loans, factoring, and merchant cash advances. The bills intend to create uniform disclosures for comparison […]

“Panic Induces Panic”: David Goldin on Small Business Funding and the Coronavirus

March 12, 2020
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With companies in Australia, Britain, and the United States, David Goldin has weathered storms of various sizes and seriousness over the past two decades. Whether it was the recent wildfires that saw state-sized infernos engulf the Australian countryside, the regulatory upheaval that is Brexit, or the unprecedented shockwaves sent by the 2008 financial crisis, the […]

Funding Metrics Deal Puts Them On The Map

March 4, 2020
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A new $100 million revolving credit facility is poised to give a big boost to small business funding provider Funding Metrics. The company operates the Lendini and QuickFix Capital brands, and this new credit facility comes as the company seeks to increase its base of more than 9,500 small businesses served so far. “We now […]

Maryland Legislative Committee to Meet On Merchant Cash Advance Prohibition (Rescheduled to Wednesday)

March 2, 2020
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Legislators in the Maryland State House will meet today on Wednesday at 1pm EST to discuss HB-1478, a bill to make merchant cash advances illegal in the state. A similar meeting is taking place tomorrow in the State Senate. The House meeting was originally scheduled for Monday but was postponed. All four of the House […]

Maryland State Legislators Want to Enact “Prohibition” on Merchant Cash Advances

February 21, 2020
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A Maryland State Senator and 4 State Delegates are calling for a prohibition on merchant cash advances through a bill introduced this month that aims to make it illegal to arrange, facilitate or consummate a merchant cash advance with a merchant in the state. Maryland State Senate Bill 913 and House Bill 1478, literally headlined […]

Patreon Adds MCA-like Product With Patreon Capital

February 20, 2020
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Patreon

Patreon, the membership platform that provides payment and subscription services for creators, will now start funding those artists that are on its site through Patreon Capital. Said to be modeled after Shopify Capital, the service will be available to certain creators initially, with Patreon reaching out directly to them to offer merchant cash advances. The […]

We’ve Acquired All Of DailyFunder

February 6, 2020
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Daily Funder

deBanked’s parent company has acquired 100% of DailyFunder. I was a co-founder of the online forum that launched in 2012 and had remained a partner in it until recently when I had the opportunity to acquire the remainder of the company’s shares. What does this mean for DailyFunder? DailyFunder will remain an independent entity and […]

CAN Capital Brings On Edward Dietz as Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

February 5, 2020
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CAN Capital is continuing its executive hiring spree into 2020 with the news that it has brought on Edward Dietz as its latest Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel. After providing legal expertise to Marlin Business Services Corporation for nine years and working as an associate for two law firms in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania previous […]

Liberis Secures $42 Million in Funding, Plans American Expansion

February 3, 2020
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Liberis, the London-based small business finance provider, secured £32 million ($42 million) in capital late last month following a round of equity fundraising. The firm, which has funded businesses through cash advances since 2007, has now raised a total of over £150 million ($197 million) via debt and equity. Having already entered Nordic markets, Liberis […]

Appellate Court Affirms Decision in Merchant Funding Services, LLC v Micromanos Corporation etc.

February 1, 2020
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On January 29th, 2020 the Appellate Division, 2nd Department, of the Supreme Court of New York, upheld the original decision issued in Merchant Funding Services, LLC v Micromanos, etc. et al.. The case concerns a Confession of Judgment (COJ) filed following Micromanos’ default on a merchant cash advance contract. The defendants sought to vacate the […]

One Of The Most Devastating Court Decisions Against Merchant Cash Advances Has Been Overturned

January 29, 2020
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Merchant Cash Advances have sat on comfortable legal footing in New York ever since an appellate court ruled in favor of Pearl Beta Funding, LLC against Champion Auto Sales, LLC in 2018, but even so, it hasn’t stopped lawyers from trying to invalidate merchant cash advance (MCA) contracts on behalf of aggrieved customers. That’s because […]

The Scoop Behind Sprout Funding’s Acquisition of Jet Capital

January 25, 2020
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News from North Texas this month as Dallas-based Sprout Funding announced its acquisition of Jet Capital. The move comes as Sprout seeks to expand its technical operations. “Sprout built a reputation as a group that funds a lot of its own internal deals, and Jet had spent a lot of time, energy, and money on […]

deBanked CONNECT MIAMI 2020 Photos

January 21, 2020
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How GRID Finance’s Cash Advances Are Building Stronger Irish Communities

December 27, 2019
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Grid Finance

Above: The Design Tower on Grand Canal Quay in Dublin, home of GRID Finance’s headquarters Five years ago, a small company in Dublin put Ireland’s fintech scene on the map by advising local SMEs to “get on the GRID.” GRID Finance, founded by Derek F Butler, introduced a peer-to-peer lending model to Irish businesses at […]

deBanked Throwback Thursday

December 26, 2019
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As we count down the end of the decade, I thought you might want to take a glimpse of how the decade started here at deBanked. Below is a snapshot of the main merchant cash info page that was on our site in December 2010! CLICK HERE FOR A CLEARER IMAGE When 2010 ended, I […]

Online Small Business Borrowing Decisions Not Driven By Costs or Disclosures, Fed Study Finds

December 23, 2019
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A new study on transparency conducted by the Federal Reserve on non-bank small business finance providers indicates that borrowers are not driven by costs or disclosures. The #1 reason for a business to apply with an online lender was the speed of the process, the study showed. #2 was the likelihood of being funded. Cost […]

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December 19, 2019
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