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Reviewing small business news for the week of 5/11.

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Online Lenders and the Evolution of Banking
Crain’s chronicles the rise of non-bank and alternative players in the small business lending space, such as our partner OnDeck Capital.
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Report Shows Resurgence of Hiring But Has Downbeat Notes
Business and consumer activity rose, according to the April jobs report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, leading to optimistic forecasts.
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Survey: Small Business Owners Feeling Less Stress
According to a new survey by American Express OPEN, small business owners are feeling significantly less anxious as the economy continues to recover.
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Intuit in Talks to Buy Mobile-Finance App Check
The giant software producer, publisher of QuickBooks, is bulking up its offerings with the potential purchase of Check, a service similar to Mint.
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Unlikely partnerships help small businesses thrive
Unlikely partnerships between large and small businesses, including mentorship, formal instruction, loans and prizes, are making a big difference for small business owners.
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5 Common Money Mistakes Small Businesses Make
Perhaps the most deadly contributor to business failure is mismanaging your finances – BusinessNewsDaily flags some key pitfalls.
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Does Your Small Business Need Cyber Insurance?
While insurance is rarely your first priority as a small business owner, it’s important to consider the risk of losses due to hacking and data theft.
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