Numerated Secures Investment from Citi to Improve Offering of Financial Analysis for Commercial Lending

Numerated has announced a strategic investment from Citi (NYSE:C).

Citi will also engage Numerated to “provide its financial spreading solution for the bank’s enterprise lending operations.”

Numerated is a modular commercial lending platform “delivering efficient experiences to any or all parts of the credit process.”

Financial institutions face the challenge of “managing vast amounts of data efficiently.”

The transition from traditional Excel-based processes “to an automated platform is set to revolutionize the way financial statement data capture is conducted, streamlining operations, and enhancing accuracy.”

Citi made the investment through its Markets Strategic Investments unit.

Katya Chupryna, Director at Citi’s Markets Strategic Investments unit:

“Investing in Numerated underscores our dedication to driving innovation on a global scale. We witnessed first-hand their innovative approach to commercial lending, enabling financial institutions to exceed borrower efficiency and convenience.”

One of the key benefits of implementing Numerated is “the significant reduction in the time required for financial spreading and analysis, with processing times slashed from days to hours with the help of AI.”

This improvement in speed not only “enhances operational efficiency but also enables banks and alternative lenders to have a full audit trail of data and produces granular trends of the underlying risk factors of its current clients and prospective borrowers.”

The Numerated platform’s ability to “process data from diverse private company financial statement formats, including handwritten notes, Excel documents, PDFs and other formats commonly used by business owners, showcases its adaptability and versatility.”

Through advanced machine learning algorithms, Numerated ensures that the data is accurately “captured, normalized and consistently presented, regardless of its original format.”

That data can then be used efficiently “for various use cases after proper validation by an employee.”

David O’Malley, President at Numerated said:

“We are elated to be selected by Citi as a provider for its lending technology suite. This signifies not only an investment in our technology but also a testament to the confidence Citi has in our capabilities.”

Mike Hershkowitz, Head of Wholesale Lending Product Management at Citi.

“Our global partnership with Numerated shows our commitment to investing in modern enterprise lending solutions as well as better understanding our customers.”

As noted in the update, Numerated transforms the way financial institutions lend to businesses, “making the process faster and easier.”

Banks and credit unions of all sizes leverage Numerated’s digital business lending solutions to “exceed borrower expectations for convenience while driving significant gains in efficiency.”

The platform uses data to “streamline originations and underwriting for business lending, from application to close.”‘

More than 500,000 businesses and 30,000 financial institution associates have leveraged the platform “to process over $50 billion in lending.”

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