Gold-standard lending startup Daric to go public

Daric enables its lender-members to buy payment-dependent notes — up to $10 million in notes at any given time — as peer-to-peer loans. It provides a social overlay and portfolio builder and says its investments/loans are backed up with gold.


It came from Japan: the mobile gaming IPO

On Tuesday, Enish will make its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In U.S. markets, such an IPO would be laughable; mobile games are apps or even features here, not legitimate, sustainable businesses.