Topics Under Tag: "Fundera"

Can a Borrowers’ Bill of Rights Tame The Wild West of Online Lending?

Amy Cortese | August 6, 2015

Online lending has offered a lifeline to many small business owners that can’t get a bank loan. For others, it’s been a murky gateway into an escalating cycle of debt. The problem is, it can be hard to tell good online lenders from the bad. To a busy entrepreneur, the web sites look similar and […]

Congressional Inaction Threatens a Vital Source of Small Business Funding: SBA Loans

Brayden McCarthy and Patrick Kelley | July 21, 2015

Brayden McCarthy is head of policy and advocacy at Fundera and was formerly senior economic policy advisor in the Obama White House and SBA. Patrick Kelley is a vice president at Live Oak Bank and was previously deputy chief of staff at SBA. In this opinion piece, they lay out the argument for raising the lending limit for SBA […]