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Ottawa Citizen

The owner and caregiver of a dog that mauled an Aylmer toddler have both been ticketed for bylaw infractions and the dog has been put down, police …

Why Australia can be a fintech force

by Su-Lin Tan<p>Australia’s banking oligopoly has unwittingly fuelled the boom in the financial technology industry, with start-ups and investors …

Big Deal: Jimubox joins well-funded peers

The $84m in funding secured by China-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Jimubox last week indicates the growth of the sector in its home …

China’s True Growth Is a Mystery; Economists Weigh the Clues

Official first-quarter GDP growth of 7% is overstated, experts agree, but pinning down the real number is a head-scratcher<p>When China released its tabulation of first-quarter growth earlier this month, the 7% figure—the worst in six years—stirred fears of a deepening slowdown.<p>It also raised fresh …

H&L Australia

It’s hard to write an electrifying blog about inventory. It’s true that inventory may not be the most exciting ...<p>07 Jun, 2018<p>Is there a part of you …

Bar, restaurant and cafe owners outraged over PIN-only law

But Lance Blockley from the Industry Security Initiative, the finance industry group executing the change, said the conversion would ultimately …

DBS launches venture debt for tech start-ups in Singapore

<b>Newsroom</b><p><i>Expands range of capital-raising options available to technopreneurs amid Singapore’s growing status as a leading hub for start-ups in</i> …

Small Business Loans Made Easy

Gain access to your very own partner portal, where you'll find all the tools you need to help your clients successfully find working capital.<p>Access …

Disrupting Banking: The Fintech Startups That Are Unbundling Wells Fargo, Citi and Bank of America

Traditional banks are under attack from a number of emerging specialist startups. Here are the fintech startups unbundling banking.<p>Check out even …

a16z Podcast: Tackling Senior Care with Help from Technology - With Sandy Jen and Seth Sternberg

It is something we all face — the prospect of taking care of a parent (or two) when they can’t quite take care of themselves. For Seth Sternberg, …

Ben Horowitz

The Lending Club Effect – 10 Lending Startups to Watch

With OnDeck Capital and Lending Club looking at IPO and M&A options, we identified other US-based lending startups to watch.<p>The lending space has …

Australian Banking and Finance | RFi Group

If your 30-day free trial has expired, please get in touch to sign up for a premium account. Please contact Matthew Laker - mlaker@rfigroup.com or …

How Big Data Empowers Lender to Help Small Businesses

After three tours of duty in Iraq as an Army medic, Will White came back stateside with a business idea for a healthy meal delivery service. He just …

Japan industrial output decline raises doubts about domestic demand

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s industrial output fell in February at the fastest pace in eight months due to declines in production of machinery, cars and electronics in a worrying sign that domestic demand could be faltering.<p>Workers control a crane to move a steel coil inside a factory in Tokyo May 29, …

Liquidity crisis could spark the next financial crash

Traders warn of a global credit 'meltdown' if corporate bond markets don't improve<p>For Norval Loftus, chief investment officer at Allegra Asset Management, trading corporate bonds is not as easy as it used to be.<p>“It’s like night and day compared with six or seven years ago,” the bond market veteran …

Sydney-based AUSvance offers finance alternatives for SMEs

AUSvance recognises the need for alternatives to traditional financing options for SME business owners.<p>AUSvance recognises the need for alternatives …

Market's reaction to jobs number 'could be quite fierce'

Economists expect to learn on Friday that the string of 200,000-plus nonfarm payroll gains is continuing. But one trader is warning that if the March …

Series C crunch will leave hundreds of Chinese startups without funding in 2015, says local VC

Startups in China raising series A and series B rounds found it exceedingly easy to secure funding in the past two years. Evaluations skyrocketed and …

China Venture Investing, Driven by Mobile, Soared to Record Level in 2014

Venture capitalists opened up the spigot in China in the fourth quarter of 2014, blowing away the previous record for yearly total investment.<p>Investors poured $15.5 billion into deals during the year, more than twice the previous record of $7.3 billion set in 2011 and the highest amount since …

China to launch $6.5bn VC fund for emerging industries start-ups | Financial Times

The government in Beijing is entering China’s already crowded venture capital industry, saying it will establish a Rmb40bn ($6.5bn) fund to help seed …

Crushingly bad jobs number spooks markets

Spooked by March's crushingly weak jobs report, markets will be hyper-focused on any clues coming out of the Fed about whether a later rate hike is …