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Mashable - Craigslist Alternatives

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Of course, Craigslist has long existed as a hub for this type of activity and eBay is a great place to unload your stuff for cash. But Craigslist has a fair amount of baggage attached to it and eBay usually requires shipping, which means you'll get less for items than you...

Life Hacker - Pawn Your Stuff Online

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Pawn shops are one of the oldest business models in civilized society; you bring an item to the shop, they offer you a loan for the item, and you pay back the loan and interest within an agreed-upon time period or the shop keeps your item. Online service Pawngo will buy o......

CBS Houston - Small Business Turn to Online Pawn Shops

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As the economy continues to struggle small business owners are just trying to make ends meet and some are turning to a new type of pawn shop. From physics to finances, it is a well established law of nature: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. ......

JCK Magazine - 10 Things Rocking the Industry

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The Internet pawn business may be going big-time. In June, the former InternetPawn.com was rechristened Pawngo and relaunched with a glossy face-lift, thanks in part to money from Lightbank, the fund backed by the founders of Groupon. The site works like this: Sellers sen......

The Street - Online Pawning Becomes a Short-term Option

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Pawning dad's gold watch or grandma's broach may not be the first thing that comes to mind when seeking financing for a business, but a growing number of small-business owners are turning to this option because of a lack of financing available elsewhere. More on Mone......

FOX Business - Pawn Shop Rules: Gold vs. Diamonds

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Diamonds may be forever, but in an unstable market, gold is the smarter choice for people looking to make some quick cash. Consumers interested in buying, pawning or borrowing against these items should look to the precious metal, which has soared 27.4% so far this year.......

ABC 7 - Nations First Online Pawn Shop a Hit

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People looking to pawn a few items to make extra bucks are finding a pawn shop at a different type of address -- it starts with w-w-w and ends in dot com. The nation's first web-based pawn shop, pawngo.com, started up this summer and has made nearly $3 million in loans an......

Smart Money - Lady Gaga- Small Business Icon?

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She's on track to earn $100 million this year, she's won five Grammy Awards, and she's the most-googled person of all time. And now Lady Gaga has earned another distinction: entrepreneurial icon. Her meteoric rise from NYC club-scene nobody to marketing juggernaut recentl......

Entrepreneur - Need Cash Fast? Pawngo Can Help!

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Business is good for pawn shops these days and not just the ones featured on reality television. In today's unforgiving credit climate, there are fewer and fewer ways for firms to raise ready cash. In lieu of a more fluid credit situation, small-business owners are tur......