Senate Agriculture Committee to Hold Hearing on Livestock Market Manipulation

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator John Thune (RS.D.) speaks during a Senate Subcommittee hearing on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. on December 10, 2020. Samuel Corum / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo YANKTON, SD (WNAX) – The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing Thursday to examine the issue […]

ICC Provides Livestock to Persecuted Christians in Egypt

06/21/2021 Washington DC (International Christian Concern) – In Egypt, a young Christian named Akl was accused of harassing a young Muslim woman, which led to tensions in the village that affected her entire family. “It was a difficult time,” Akl’s mother said. “People humiliated us after my son was on the roof [and] her cell […]

EBRD to finance two Polish wind farms

Poland is accelerating its transition from fossil fuels with the development, construction and operation of two wind farms thanks to funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The EBRD’s local currency loan of PLN 275 million (equivalent to EUR 60.4 million) finances two separate projects, with a parallel commercial lender, Banco Santander […]

This free clinic in Cedar Rapids has a new home thanks to a $ 1 million loan from a donor

CEDAR RAPIDS – In its 28 year history, His Hands Free Clinic has never operated in a room built for medical care. But that is about to change this month as the devout nonprofit moves to a new space that has been bought and renovated through a $ 1 million loan. “I’m definitely telling people […]

Madison Realty Capital closes more than $ 1.5 billion

New York, February 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Madison Realty Capital, a fully integrated real estate private equity firm focused on bond and equity strategies, announced today that it had more than 1.5 billion Conducted bond purchases in 2020 ranging from $ 4.9 million to $ 173 million. The company completed a total of 23 […]

VA Updates Circulars on Assessment Practices for COVID-19 | Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

The VA recently released updates to Circular 26-20-13 that enabled the expanded use of field inspections during the VA assessment process. In addition to clarifying certain terms and the effective date of the circular, the current update adds a content-related provision on the accessibility of the water system for repair inspections. According to the new […]

Funding Circle is temporarily closing the doors to casual investors

Peer-to-peer investing has dealt another blow as Funding Circle, one of the UK’s largest platforms, has deterred investors from backing lending to help coronavirus-hit businesses. The peer-to-peer lender more than doubled its share price after breaking it on Jan. It was also accepted to lend money to small businesses in the US through a similar […]

Funding Circle reports increased losses

During 2019, the UK marketplace lender lent £ 1.6 billion ($ 2 billion) to small businesses through its platform, according to Funding Circle’s annual results. In total, it had £ 2.6 billion ($ 3.3 billion) in loans under management by the end of the year. Funding Circle grew revenue 18% to £ 167 million ($ […]

Funding Circle outperforms $ 10 billion in loans to small businesses worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Funding Circle, the leading small business lending platform in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, announced today that investors have lent more than $ 10 billion to small businesses around the world through its platform. Funding Circle reached this milestone in less than a decade and has proven […]

Coronavirus emergency program gives fintechs a chance for SBA loans

For fintechs, the federal government’s comprehensive response to the coronavirus crisis could be a way of gaining access to more credit options. Congress stands ready to pass a stimulus package that provides $ 349 billion in loans to small businesses. The effort, which is scheduled to run through June 30, would be channeled through the […]