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StreetShares Receives Historic SEC Approval: Military Community Given First Access to New Investment Securities

By StreetShares on March 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2016 -- StreetShares, a Washington, D.C.-area small business lender, has become the first lender in the country to be qualified by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to use funds from public investors to back loans to small businesses. StreetShares will use this qualification to scale its small business funding community. StreetShares will initially offer the new securities to American military members, veterans, and their families.

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Building Your Personal Brand: A Quick Guide for Small Business Owners

By StreetShares on December 10, 2015

Let’s face it—we’d all much rather conduct business with real, genuine people over corporations or large companies. That’s good news for you as a small business owner, because—almost by default—small businesses already have a personal touch. But you know what can make that personal touch even more powerful? Building a personal brand for you as a small business owner.

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15 Key Terms to Know When Choosing a Business Loan

By StreetShares on September 24, 2015

By Madhur Grover

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4 Things to Do Before Applying for a Business Loan

By StreetShares on July 29, 2015

By Mike Bryant

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Small Biz Tips #2: Finance Advice

By StreetShares on July 21, 2015

When you’re running your own business, you have to wear many hats. When it comes to finance and economics, we recommend checking out Khanacademy.org, which offers video tutorials and classes that enable folks to study any topic at their own pace. Plus, it’s free.

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StreetShares Secures $200M for Veteran-owned Small Businesses

By StreetShares on March 11, 2015

Originally published March 11 on PRNewswire

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[press release] general george casey joins streetshares board of advisors

By StreetShares on March 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2015—Peer-to-peer lender StreetShares announced today the appointment of General George Casey to its Board of Advisors, effective immediately. Casey’s appointment expands the Board to three members, alongside Fenway Summer, LLC’s Managing Partner, Raj Date, formerly of the CFPB, and SoFi Co-Founder, Pete Hartigan.

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[press release] StreetShares Debuts Auto-Invest Feature for Retail Investors at FinovateEurope 2015

By StreetShares on February 10, 2015

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2015—StreetShares announced today at FinovateEurope 2015 the debut of the StreetShares Auto-invest feature which will enable retail investors to easily program their small business loan investments to make automatic bids according to their loan requirements and risk preferences.

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[infographic] the who's who of peer-to-peer investing

By StreetShares on November 10, 2014

With many peer-to-peer (now called marketplace lending) platforms available, how does one know where to invest? Consider the following:

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