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Bay Area Bike Sharing Startup LimeBike Receives Major Boost Before April Launch

One U.S.-based bike sharing startup just got a huge boost from a few major investors. This company, called LimeBike, has successfully raised $12 million in venture capital from prominent investment groups like DCM Ventures, IDG Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz. Kiosk-free bike sharing is all the rage in major Chinese cities right now. A few of […]

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Was Super Bowl 50 the Snapchat Super Bowl?

In the 2016 Super Bowl, when the Denver Broncos took down the Carolina Panthers, Snapchat, the popular picture and video messaging was used by millions of people in the United States, Mexico, Argentina, and Colombia. Gatorade, the well-known sports drink company designed a “sponsored lens” specifically for Snapchat that received an incredibly large amount of […]

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Conversions In Making Home Affordable Program–Are Homeowners Seeing More Transitions To Permanent Plans?

It goes without saying that a homeowner’s ultimate goal when seeking a modification from the Making Home Affordable Program is to acquire an affordable, permanent home loan modification plan as some homeowners have struggled to get a trial plan, while others may have found that it was difficult to transition from a trial to a […]

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Small Businesses Look To Angel Investors As An Alternative To Loans But Companies Still Seeing Borrowing Opportunities

Here in October we are seeing some positive reports related to small business loans as there are some indications that banks are preparing for more demand and lending in the future, as certain major financial institutions are reportedly adding more workers to these small business loan departments, but there are also reports that the SBA […]

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Financial Confidence Of Consumers Remains In Question But Improved Data From The Employment Sector May Help

Many consumers are in a position where they are not as confident as financially at the present time as they feel they were in years past, but we recently saw that the number of jobs that were added in October, in terms of non-farm payrolls, brought about new employment opportunities and currently we are facing […]

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Online College Student Loans Continued To Be Used But Debt May Be More Of A Problem For Graduates Seeking Jobs

As more individuals are looking for ways to turn to college and pursue or further their education, some have looked to online institutions as a way to earn a college degree, take courses that may help them in their job search, or simply further any education they may have as some individuals feel they have […]

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Increases In Foreclosures Predicted To Create Further Problems For Underwater Homeowners And Housing Prices

Increases that are predicted to be seen in foreclosures have some of the mind that this will lead to further problems when it comes to underwater homeowners and housing prices as many argue that not only are homes which are sitting empty in the housing market pulling down prices in some areas but there are […]