Street Fight Daily: Square Raises $100M, GoDaddy’s Turnaround

Street Fight Daily: Square Raises $100M, GoDaddy’s Turnaround May 13, 2015 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Raises More Money to Make Small Business Loans (Fortune) Square, the Silicon Valley payments company, is expanding its lending efforts to small businesses.Read the full article

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