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2014-02-06 08:36:19

MEXICO CITY, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kueski.com, a financial services innovator based in Guadalajara, Mexico, has selected Mambu's cloud banking platform to run its fast-growing consumer lending business. Launched last year, Kueski.com provides online loans nationwide, using a complex risk algorithm that draws on multiple sources of data including a customer's social media profile, to assess creditworthiness. (Logo:...

2014-02-04 08:41:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zidisha has launched its global direct microlending platform at the legendary tech startup incubator Y Combinator. Dubbed an "eBay for microlending", Zidisha is the first online P2P lending platform to link individual lenders and borrowers directly across international borders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/NE57723LOGO) A United States nonprofit organization, Zidisha lets ordinary web users make microloans to...

2014-01-06 23:01:21

CafeGive Social joins the ranks of socially-responsible companies as a certified B Corporation, and becomes one of the first Oregon companies to register as a Benefit Company under Oregon's new law. Oregon (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Last week, CafeGive Social made the “B-List,” twice. On January 2nd, the Portland-based technology company joined 28 other Oregon-based businesses in registering for Benefit Company status - a category of for-profit companies that formally dedicate...

2013-12-24 23:20:27

Initial 28 Inc. launches beta version of its flagship business plan and funding platform, BusinessPlanToday.com. Led by a team from Carnegie Mellon University, the new website brings innovation to business plan software with a focus on helping small business owners bridge the gap from ideation to actual funding. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Launched a week before Christmas on a limited run basis, the website provides small business owners an easy and affordable way to...

2013-10-10 23:00:35

New York Entrepreneurship Week is a time when leaders in entrepreneurship get together to exchange ideas and brainstorm ways to advance the entrepreneurial community. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Mercy College’s Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to host New York Entrepreneurship Week. The program is being held at Mercy College’s Manhattan campus, October 15, 2013 through October 17, 2013. New York Entrepreneurship Week is a time when leaders in entrepreneurship get...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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