LendingTree Snaps up Small Business Lender
The acquisition of startup SnapCap will help LendingTree to "scale and accelerate our small business channel."
House Looks at Tightening Pass-Through Rules
Lawmakers are concerned that large companies may take advantage of a cut in the pass-through tax rate for small businesses.
Election Drags Down Small Business Optimism
"Small business owners are deeply uncertain about the future, and that is affecting their decisions,” the NFIB says.
Small Business Optimism: ‘No Real Enthusiasm’
The NFIB's Index of Small Business Optimism rose just two-tenths of a percentage point in May to 93.8.
5 Things to Know about Owning a Small Business
What you need to know about crowdfunding, cybersecurity, location, borrowing, and avoiding culture clashes.
Small Business CFOs Report Fewer Cyber Attacks
In the last 24 months, less than one fifth of small and midsize companies say they have experienced attacks on their computer networks, CFO finds.
Access to Capital High But Demand is Wavering
Small and midsize businesses successfully secured capital this quarter but their demand for funding fell.
Small Businesses Stopped Hiring Last Month: NFIB
Nearly one third of respondents said that they could not fill positions because they could not find qualified applicants, says the NFIB.
Small, Midsize Firms Favor Bank Loans for Capital Needs
Nearly 80% are unfamiliar with crowdinvesting and other new avenues for private financing.
Credit Conditions Brighten for Small Businesses
The Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index shows credit balances growing and delinquency rates dipping to cyclical lows.
Dish Network Accused of End-Run Around SMB Rules
Despite a $32 billion market cap, Dish Network received small business-related discounts in the recent spectrum auction by the government, says a regulator.