Amex in advanced talks to buy Kabbage


The card giant could pay $850 million in cash for the online small-business lender, according to a person familiar with the talks.


Kabbage launches checking account for small businesses


The online lender has already branched out into facilitating payments and analyzing cash flow for small-business customers. Its new checking account is meant to round out those services.


Kabbage lets Uber drivers apply for PPP loans from their phones


The online lender quickly built an app for ride-share drivers with much of their information already filled in.


Alibaba launches interest-free financing for U.S. small businesses


The new product, which comes as an earlier partnership with the online lender Kabbage is sputtering, figures to appeal to companies with tight cash flows.


Battered by coronavirus crisis, online lenders face reckoning


The upstarts enjoyed rapid growth during the long economic expansion. Now they are on the ropes.


‘Leave room for the little guys’: Square's advice for PPP 2.0


Square Capital and other online lenders joined the Paycheck Protection Program just before it ran out of money. Now they’re ready and waiting for Congress to reload funds that could be better aimed at the smallest companies.


Kabbage finds a way to support emergency loan program


The online lender, which is looking to become a direct lender in the Paycheck Protection Program, has accepted 37,000 applications while working with an unnamed bank to fund businesses harmed by the coronavirus pandemic.


Fed eases bank leverage ratio; Kabbage cuts back


The one-year relief is intended to free up lending to consumers and businesses; the online small business lender not making loans, shrinks credit lines, staff.


Online lenders offer aid to businesses harmed by coronavirus outbreak


Loans with favorable terms and gift certificates are among the solutions being promoted by companies like Kabbage and Honeycomb Credit.


Kabbage launches cash-flow dashboard for small businesses


The online lender's latest product shows business owners their cash flow over the past 90 days and how it is likely to change. The idea is to help borrowers save time.