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The Daily Dig for Thursday, May 14

The Daily Dig for Thursday, May 14

New raise allows Square to increase business lending It’s always a good thing when a previous funder comes back for more. In the case of Square, it allows them to increase their lending to small businesses. Leena Rao explains. Biggies ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, March 12

The Daily Dig for Thursday, March 12

Alibaba buys British business loan provider British companies can now borrow to pay for their purchases on Alibaba. James Titcomb explains. Kickstarter latest heavy hitter to back Apple Pay Kickstarter joins Etsy and several hotel chains by accepting Apple Pay. ...

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The Daily Dig for Saturday, March 7

The Daily Dig for Saturday, March 7

Big bank stress test results require digging for true status On the surface all big banks look to have passed their annual stress test. A look below the surface shows things are less rosy when you factor in leverage ratios ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, March 5

The Daily Dig for Thursday, March 5

2014 mobile banking growth studied GSMA has studied the growth of mobile finance and issued its 2014 report. Among its findings are there are 255 mobile money services operating in 89 countries. Download the report here. Real estate crowdfunding could ...

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The Daily Dig for Tuesday, Nov. 4

The Daily Dig for Tuesday, Nov. 4

Mobile apps help companies connect to the unbanked Sure seems like a sign that some people make a conscious choice to be unbanked.  Anna Helhoski has more. Crowdhiring?  New site gets VC funding Hiring-Hub allows businesses looking to fill a ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, Oct. 23

The Daily Dig for Thursday, Oct. 23

Texas approves crowdfunding rules Any adult Texan can invest up to $5,000 in a business operating within the state.  Pros say the rules open badly needed new channels of investment while cons worry about high fees and uneducated investors.  Maria ...

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The Daily Dig for Saturday, Sept. 20

The Daily Dig for Saturday, Sept. 20

D.C. intrastate CF proposal draws flies Is the fact only two submissions were received by the deadline a meh statement from the community, or do they simply see adoption as a fait accompli?  Bill Flook has it covered. Tilt taking ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, September 17

The Daily Dig for Wednesday, September 17

Kickstarter expands to new regions Add Scandinavia and Ireland to the list of places with Kickstarter platforms.  Samantha Hurst has the details. Bondora reaches internationally with Europe-based P2P One does not often think of Estonia as a home of a ...

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