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Growth Of Australian Online Business Lending Continues

Online business lenders seem to be popping up fairly regularly and will keep pace as more businesses move their accounting data into the cloud. A quick Loandesk survey identified six new entrants in the last twelve to eighteen months with two of these preparing to be...

Loandesk & Twilio Bring Real-Time Lender Connections To Life

Loandesk, Australia’s leading and only business loan-matching site has just announced a new integration and Australian first to market with the world's leading cloud communications provider Twilio.com, allowing intelligent real-time communication directly to lenders for business owners seeking loans that match lenders specific credit criteria.  Once...

Partnership Simplifies Access To Legal Resources For Entrepreneurs

New relationship to provide Australian SME’s greater access to legal document resources and boost further chances of loan approvals from non-bank lenders. Loandesk, Australia’s leader in online business loan matching technology has today partnered with LawPath, a specialist online legal services provider that connects business owners...

The Online Payments Space Hots Up With Stripe Vs eWay

The online payments space is hotting up, with a new overseas player ruffling the feathers of iconic industry veteran operator, eWay. In recent weeks, Stripe launched in Australia, which claims to enable businesses to take payments nearly instantly after they supply a bank account number. Co-founded by...

PayPal Working Capital Is Coming To Australia, Will You Qualify?

There’s nothing better than having more business loan options to choose from, but will you qualify for PayPal’s newest option & does this already exist here now? In an article on techcrunch.com they give reference to PayPal changing its new “Bill Me Later” service to “PayPal...

Why Is ANZ Pledging $2 Billion To New Small Businesses?

I must admit, I was a little sceptical when the ANZ ‘pledged’ to lend $2 billion to new small businesses recently. Don’t you think it sounded a lot like marketing? Really good marketing, admittedly. I mean, you’ve got to love a bank that’s openly committed to small...

Will Non-Bank Tech Lenders Disrupt Traditional Bank Loans?

Australian non-bank lenders are slowly waking up from their slumber and looking to technology to take the hassle out of small business lending, but are we there yet? There is a huge groundswell of non-bank tech business lenders overseas such as OnDeck Capital, Lending Club and...