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2015/03/30 10:42
2015/03/30 10:42
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Yuri Milner (Photo by Eric Millette for Forbes) It was a dry summer’s evening in 2011 when Russian internet investor Yuri Milner sat down for dinner with Richard Liu, the founder of an up-and-coming...
2015/03/30 10:42
2015/03/30 10:42
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2015/03/28 04:56
2015/03/28 04:56
3d
These disrupters move with remarkable speed. If Google and Facebook were people they would be too young to vote. And they don’t hesitate to take a leaf out of their rivals’ books. Like many media...
2015/03/27 15:14
2015/03/27 15:14
3d
Editor’s Note: Fabrice Grinda is an Internet entrepreneur, angel investor, and co-founder of OLX, one of the largest free classifieds sites in the world. This piece is excerpted from a larger report...
2015/03/26 16:41
2015/03/26 16:41
4d
By Kimberly Rotter Eventually, the need for credit is inevitable for most of us. When the time comes to buy a car or a home, to rent an apartment, to set up new utility accounts, to obtain a cell...
2015/03/26 02:16
2015/03/26 02:16
5d
Tech giants and start-ups are looking for financial expertise and are taking talent from Wall Street. Photo / Thinkstock Some Wall Street stars are decamping for Silicon Valley, corralled by tech...
2015/03/25 22:23
2015/03/25 22:23
5d
Aileen Lee became an admired and successful investor, but left Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to run her own outfit where she could call the shots. Trae Vassallo played key roles in two extremely...
2015/03/25 15:46
2015/03/25 15:46
5d
When it comes to the top venture investor by returns, no one’s topping Jim Goetz. But as the private valuations of ride-sharing service Uber and Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi soar above $40 billion...
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2015/03/25 14:29
2015/03/25 14:29
5d
The company will use the funding to accelerate online innovation to make it easier for business owners to find financing, deepen relationships with lenders, expand the partnership program and grow its...
2015/03/24 12:33
2015/03/24 12:33
6d
So this is awkward. Peer-to-peer lending websites are having trouble finding people who want to borrow money. Wall Street bankers and money managers are paying attention. Earlier this year, the...
2015/03/23 04:33
2015/03/23 04:33
8d
Since 2009, bankers have stopped paying any meaningful interest on deposits, Consumer Reports notes. And when they do lend, it can be at rates in excess of 10 percent, even to borrowers with excellent...
2015/03/19 11:14
2015/03/19 11:14
11d
Fundbox, a company that loans businesses money for outstanding invoice payments, has raised $40 million to grow its own business in the trillion dollar alternative lending market. The Series B round...
Read more at TechCrunch, Bizjournals
2015/03/17 17:17
2015/03/17 17:17
13d
Those of us who came of age during the 2008 financial crisis -- which saw companies large and small shed nearly 9 million jobs -- want control over our financial fate. Today’s opportunities have...
2015/03/17 13:20
2015/03/17 13:20
13d
Money, scouts and speed dating: banks fight for technology edge * Sberbank, Santander, BBVA set up $100 mln fintech funds * Banks step up investments, partnerships with tech start-ups * Digital age...
2015/03/16 15:05
2015/03/16 15:05
14d
Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, in which loans are made privately through individuals who most often connect through a network of relatively new websites, has exploded over the past five years. It is now...
2015/03/15 18:27
2015/03/15 18:27
15d
In fact, one of the leaders in the space, not surprisingly, bristles at the "shadow" moniker. "We don't consider ourselves to be quote, unquote, 'shadow' anything," Prosper Marketplace CEO Aaron...
Read more at CNBC, CNBC
2015/03/13 18:17
2015/03/13 18:17
17d
Who are your competitors? If you’re a restaurant owner, you might say the restaurant in the next block or the next town. If you’re a Ford dealer, you might point to a GM showroom. If you deliver...
2015/03/13 17:42
2015/03/13 17:42
17d
Uber, Lending Club, and Airbnb have all upended long-standing, traditional business models, replacing them with cloud-enabled marketplaces, and making headlines in the process. Industry-focused cloud...
2015/03/13 15:34
2015/03/13 15:34
17d
Other investors include Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Ron Suber of Prosper, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Conversion Capital, Social Leverage, 555 Capital, Jon Kelfer of Orchard Platform, and other angel...
2015/03/11 10:30
2015/03/11 10:30
19d
Alibaba has enlisted the help of two UK working capital startups to provide micro-financing to European firms wishing to buy from Chinese suppliers. The Chinese e-commerce conglomerate is to partner...
2015/03/11 09:09
2015/03/11 09:09
19d
As well as consumer retailing operations in Asia, it has an army of more than 2m suppliers on its online marketplace, many of whom are looking to export to businesses in the US and Europe. Under the...
2015/03/30 10:42
2015/03/30 10:42
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