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Now more than ever we need fintechs to lead on consumer transparency

As the US flirts with extreme market volatility and the possibility of its first recession since 2008, it’s amazing to think how much consumer financial services have changed in that time.

Here’s why so many fintech startups are loaning to small businesses

Everyone wants to lend to small businesses, as the fintech boom continues to bring constituent players closer together in feature-terms. Thinking broadly, the rising focus on small-business lending am

VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation

Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla, Alfred Lin of Sequoia and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed are backers of Faire.

Ebay to add support for Apple Pay, partners with Square Capital on seller financing

Ebay announced this morning it will begin accepting Apple Pay on its marketplace starting this fall, and has also teamed up with Square Capital on seller financing. The changes come following eBay&#82

Square will apply for an industrial loan company license this week

There’s been a lot of questions about whether or not Square aspires to become a bank. Now that speculation can be laid to rest. Square will file an application to become an industrial loan company (

Square Begins Offering Data Driven Cash Advances To Small Businesses

Today, payment processing company Square is announcing its first big additional vertical based on its enormous amount of business data. That offering is called Square Capital, and it enables the compa