What a weekend!
Since our article in BusinessWeek came out on Friday (page 64 if you haven't already seen it) we've received over $10,000 in loans! Businesses have been funded like hot cakes, and our partners have all seen the article online and were excited to send extra loan requests last night due to the jump in site traffic.
So to all of our new BusinessWeek lenders - "Welcome" - and thanks, on behalf of our entrepreneurs, for your loans over the weekend. You might not know this but many of our entrepreneurs actually watch the progress of their loan being funded online from an internet cafe, and are anxiously awaiting their loan request moving out of the "In Need" section once it has been fully funded. So thanks for making their weekend as well as ours.
Now let's see if we can't bump over all those new businesses by the end of this week...