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More Fintech Please: Lendio CEO Brock Blake Comments on Paycheck Protection Program Process

  The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), part of the CARES Act, has emerged as an exceptionally popular policy program by the US government in its efforts to support a faltering economy. In brief, the PPP provides a loan for 2.5X times monthly payroll for struggling… Read More

SBA Has Lent $48.5 Billion in First 24 Hours of Round Two of Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has processed $48.5 billion in the first 24 hours of the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The SBA lending platform has struggled to maintain pace of the demand and crashed during the early hours as banks and… Read More

Fintech Lendio Partners with Jack Henry & Associates to Speed Up PPP Process

Fintech Lendio has formed a partnership with Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ: JKHY) to speed up the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) process to get money to impacted SMEs faster. Lendio has already processed over 70,000 PPP loan applications for around $5.8 billion in total funding…. Read More

As PPP Money Runs Out, Lendio CEO Launches Petition to Add Money. Over 35,000 Have Now Signed the Request While Congress Remains Frozen on Any Additional Funding

As has been widely reported, the Paycheck Protection Program – part of the CARES Act that provided SMEs with 2 months of payroll loans that may be forgiven – has run out of money. The widely lauded plan has struggled to distribute the funds as… Read More

Lendio CEO Calls CARES Act Process to Provide Support for SMEs a “Mess”

Last week in advance of the opening up of federal subsidized programs to backstop small businesses in the US crushed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lendio CEO Brock Blake took to Twitter to criticize the lack of coordination between the US Department of Treasury and the… Read More

Lendio Named to the 2018 CB Insights Fintech 250 List of Fastest-Growing Fintech Startups

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it was named to the 2018 CB Insights Fintech 250 List of Fast-Growing Fintech Startups. This news comes after the online lender reported it has facilitated more than $1 billion in financing to more than 51,000 small businesses… Read More

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

Earlier this week, Lendio announced its third annual Top 10 States For Small Business Lending list. According to Lendio, the list’s results were based on lending data from its online lending platform, which matches businesses to nearly 80 lenders. Lendio reported that the key findings… Read More

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

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