Norm’s Bro and Biz partner, Michael Levy interviewed by The New York Times in Print & in Video

Michael Levy, whose firm makes digital frames, said that after the financial crisis, his traditional bank refused to finance a big order he received.

When the Banks Don’t Lend

With banks timid about lending, small businesses, such as Media Street, have turned to unconventional lenders like Hartsko Financial Services, which provides high interest short-term loans to small and midsize companies. Coverage begins on the front page of todays Business Section, Sunday, January 31st, 2010.

There is also a Video of the segment: http://video.nytimes.com/video/2010/01/31/business/smallbusiness/1247466791093/when-the-banks-dont-lend.html

There is also a New York Times Blog of the “Print” Article http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/business/smallbusiness/31order.html

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