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Lendio Provides More Than $25,000 in Loans to Over 1,200 Small Business Owners Through Lendio Gives on Kiva

On Wednesday, p2p lending platform Lendio announced it has provided loans to more than 1,000 small business owners around the globe through its Lendio Gives program on Kiva. The online lender stated it gave over $25,000 in loans to over 1,200 small business owners in 75 countries…. Read More

Lendio Joins Innovative Lending Platform Association

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Thursday it has joined the Innovative Lending Platform Association (ILPA). The lender revealed that through its ILPA membership, it will work other members of the association to advance online small business lending education, advocacy, and best practices. ILPA describes itself… Read More

Lend360: Fintech is No longer a Boutique Financing Option, but a Key Component of Lending Market

Lend360 is an online lending / Fintech event taking place this coming October. As online lending and other forms of alternative finance have emerged as the future of the entire financial services sector, there have been a proliferation of conferences and events designed to tackle… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Business Loans

Lendio announced on Thursday it surpassed $500 million in business loans to over 21,000 small businesses across the U.S. through its marketplace lending platform.The growth milestone comes after a 141 percent increase in loans originated through the lender in the last fiscal year. The marketplace… Read More

Lendio Announces Pilot Agreement With Comcast Business

Marketplace lending platform for small businesses, Lendio, announced on Tuesday it has signed a pilot agreement with Comcast Business. This new agreement is reportedly designed to provide Lendio’s small business customers with quick and easy access to capital. Lendio explained that the collaboration would also… Read More

Lendio Releases Annual List of Top 10 Best States for Small Business Lending

Marketplace lending platform Lendio announced on Monday its annual list of Top 10 Best States For Small Business Lending. The list is based on the lending data from the lender’s platform, which matches small businesses with over 75 lenders. Speaking about the list, Brock Blake,… Read More

Lendio Unveils New Marketplace Lending Franchise Program

Marketplace for small business loans, Lendio, on Tuesday it is expanding the reach and availability of its small business lending options with the launch of its new franchise program. The lender claims that this is an industry “first of its kind” program. Lendio stated that… Read More

Lendio Survey Reveals: Perception of Trump’s Presidency Split Among Small Businesses

Marketplace for small business loans, Lendio, announced on Tuesday the results of its latest survey, which showed that small business owners’ perception of Trump’s presidency three weeks in is split. According to the survey, 56% of small business owners stated they believe the economy will… Read More

Lendio Reveals 2016 Fourth Quarter/Fiscal Year Reports & Executive Promotions

Marketplace lender Lendio announced on Tuesday its 2016 fourth quarter and fiscal year reports, which revealed it helped facilitate more than $70 million in financing through its marketplace of more than 75 small business lenders during fourth quarter 2016, with more than 3,300 small businesses funded during… Read More

Lendio Announces Winner of National Scholarship to Small Business Families

Marketplace lender Lendio announced on Thursday the winner of its National Scholarship to Small Business Families. As previously reported, the scholarship national is dedicated to supporting small business owners and their families.  Lendio reported that Julian Miyata, a U.S. Coast Guard member currently attending the University of… Read More

Lendio’s Latest Survey Reveals: Small Business Retailers Positive about Holiday Season Prospects

Marketplace for small businesses Lendio announced on Thursday  the results of its latest survey showing that small business retailers also have a positive outlook about this holiday season. According to Lendio, the survey observed retailers with under 100 employees and 87% of the small businesses… Read More

Lendio Receives $20 Million Investment from Comcast Ventures & Stereo Capital

Loan matching platform Lendio has raised $20 million led by Comcast Ventures and Stereo Capital.  The investment will be utilized to expand lending options for SMEs and to boost marketing.  The announcement was delivered at the Money20/20 conference taking place in Las Vegas this week…. Read More

Brief: Lendio Unveils National Scholarship to Small Business Families

Lendio announced on Thursday it is launching a national scholarship program that’s dedicated to supporting small business owners and their families. According to the small business lending platform, the new scholarship will consist of two $2,500 awards, granted to winners of a video contest.  Sharing more… Read More

Lendio & Supplier Success Team Up to Provide Minority and Women Business Owners Access to Transparent Lending Rates

Small business lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it formed a partnership with Supplier Success, LLC to provide minority and women business owners access to transparent lending rates and respectful business practices. The Detroit-based company is notably focused on providing working capital solutions and helping to improve minority and… Read More

New Milestone: Lendio Secures $250M in Funding For Over 10,000 Small Businesses

On Thursday, small business lending platform Lendio announced it has officially raised $250 million in funding for over 10,000 small businesses. The company also unveiled second quarter results, which reportedly showed the website facilitated over $55 million in funding to small businesses during the time period, which… Read More

Brief: Townsqaure Announces New Partnership With Small Business Lender Lendio

Media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions, Townsquare Media, Inc. (NYSE: TSQ), announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Lendio as it prepares to bring alternative financing solutions to small businesses across the country.  Townsquare reports it will be teaming up with Lendio to provide exclusive… Read More

Lendio Announces Support for SMART Box Initiative

Small business lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it is set to join industry leaders as an early engagement participant in supporting the model small business lending disclosure called the SMART (Straightforward Metrics Around Rate and Total cost) Box, which was developed by members of the… Read More

Brief: Lendio Named a “Great Place to Work”

On Wednesday, small business lending platform Lendio announced it was recognized as a Great Place to Work by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work. Lendio stated that it earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. Brock Blake, CEO… Read More

Lendio Reveals Top 10 Best States for Small Business Lending (Infographic)

Lendio, an online service that helps business owners find small business loans, announced on Friday its top 10 best states for small business lending. This list was created in celebration of National Small Business Week and is based on lending data from the platform, which… Read More

Lendio Says Service Soars. Small Business Loan Matching Jumps 1175% in 2015

Lendio, an online service that helps business owners find small business loans, says business soared in 2015 generating dramatic growth.  Lendio states it facilitated over $128 million in financing for the year. This represented over 5100 SMEs in all 50 states. Lendio compares this number… Read More