• SuperbCrew Interview with Lendio CEO

    Below is our recent interview with Brock Blake, CEO and Founder of Lendio

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  • Lendio Reports: Online Lender Facilitates More Than 5,000 Loans For California Small Businesses

    Online small business lender Lendio announced on Thursday it has helped facilitate nearly $120 million in growth capital through more than 5,0000 to small businesses in the state of California.

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  • Lendio Matches Small Businesses With Nearly $1 Billion in Capital

    When you need a place to stay, booking a room through AirBnB is as simple as a few taps on your phone. If you need a ride, you open your Uber app and a car pulls up within minutes. Want to find the cheapest airfare for a weekend getaway? Online marketplaces like Kayak will show you a list of options, and all you have to do is click through to secure your seat. The founders of Lendio wanted to make it just as simple for small business owners to get a loan as it is to plan a vacation—and their remarkable success over a relatively short period of time demonstrates how hungry entrepreneurs are for their services.

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  • Fueling the American Dream

    With Lendio’s sophisticated online marketplace, business owners complete one application for access to 75 potential funding sources – and receive an offer within hours. CEO Brock Blake proudly calls his company, Lendio, “the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans.” To date, the company has funded about $850 million in loans, helping more than 40,000 business owners across the U.S. Blake says Lendio is on track to reach $1 billion in loan volume in the next few months.

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  • Lendio Giving Program Funded $70,000 in Microloans Through Kiva

    Lendio announced today that Lendio Gives, its employee contribution and employer matching program, has provided more than $70,000 in microloans to 2,800 underserved entrepreneurs in 78 countries through Kiva. Kiva is a nonprofit with a crowdfunding model that connects lenders to low-income entrepreneur borrowers.

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  • Online Lending Led U.S. Small Businesses to Create 358K Jobs Over 3 Years, Report Says

    One of the biggest challenges small business owners face is finding capital. For many of these owners, online “FinTech” lending platforms have come to the rescue. The five leading online small business lenders including, OnDeck, Kabbage and Lendio, increased from $2.6 billion in 2015 to $3.9 billion in 2017, a 50 percent jump.

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  • These Benzinga Global Fintech Award Finalists Are Revolutionizing Lending

    The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards are a yearly showcase of the greatest advances in fintech from leaders and visionaries in the worlds of finance and technology. This year, we have executives, developers and innovators from the likes of Facebook, Amazon, IBM, JP Morgan, Zelle, TD Ameritrade, TradeStation, Fidelity and so many more attending the Oscars of Fintech.

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  • 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 added that in 2017 it helped facilitate more than $300 million in funding in all 50 states, a 62% annual increase in loans originated through its platform.

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  • Zipline Utah proves dreams can come true, with hard work and capital from Lendio

    Imagine going over 55 miles an hour over water…not in a boat, not in a plane, but on a zipline. Utah has over 40 state parks and they all offer something a little different. Eugene Swalberg of the Utah State Parks says, “At Deer Creek State Park folks may know about boating for fishing and for camping, but what they don’t know about is Zipline Utah."

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  • Benzinga Announces Finalists For 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

    Benzinga, the leading digital financial media publication and data provider, announced today that over 200 finalists will be competing in nearly 30 categories at the 2018 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards. The BZ Awards competition recognizes the most innovative companies in every fintech vertical.

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  • Lendio to Announce Annual List of Top 10 States for Small Business Lending

    In honor of the upcoming National Small Business Week, Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, will announce its third annual list of top 10 states for small business lending. Based on lending data from the Lendio platform, which matches businesses with more than 75 lenders, the list will offer an inside look at how small businesses across the country approach financing.

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  • Lendio Conveniently Matches Small Businesses with Loan Options for Working Capital and Expansion

    Small businesses that need access to working capital, or that are looking to expand, used to be able to rely on their local banks for loans — but that’s changing. Fewer banks are serving the small business community, leaving a gap in this important part of our economy. Lendio is a small business loan marketplace that allows business owners to fill out a single application and get loan offers from a pool of 75 trusted lenders on the platform.

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  • The Best Financial Blogs for Small Businesses 2018

    Finance is a major area of running any operation, especially for small business owners. Therefore it’s important and essential to seek professional advice and resources. This is our 2018 Best Financial Blog list where we name the top financial blogs which we feel portray these characteristics and more.

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  • Utah's edgy new wedding gown trend brides everywhere are trying

    Brides around the world are designing their own edgy wedding gowns with the help of some Utah artists. For bride-to-be Arielle Borcik, there is no sense in wasting any time. Whatever she envisions herself wearing on the biggest day of her life is exactly the gown she is going to get because a team of professionals is making it just for her.

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  • Credit Card News Lendio: Helping Over 30,000 Business Owners Raise More Than $700M in Capital Since 2011

    Thousands of businesses each year are declined much-needed loans to purchase equipment, add a location, or promote growth. Approved applications are still subject to a long, tedious process that can cost the applicant, on average, 25 total hours of work to complete. Since 2011, over 30,000 business owners have turned to Lendio to help fund more than $700 million in business loans.

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  • Who Are Today’s American Entrepreneurs? A Snapshot of U.S. Small Business Owners

    Who are America’s small business owners and entrepreneurs? The answers vary depending on whom you ask. Some believe entrepreneurs are fast-growth tech businesses, while others insist true small business owners can only be found on Main Street. While we don’t have a definitive answer, the people at Lendio examined several data sources, surveyed their customers and other business owners, and came up with a lot of interesting statistics about the small business owners of America.

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  • Find funding for your business in ten minutes -- FOR FREE

    Finding a small business loan is now possible in less than ten minutes, thanks to an up-and-coming finance brokerage. One after another, funding managers at Lendio process more than 200 loan applications a day. For them, it is another day at work, but for business owners like Chantel and Tyler Galloway, the outcome changes lives.

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  • Do You Have That Entrepreneurship "It" Factor? Find Out Here

    There’s a certain drive for entrepreneurship that lies within most business owners. A motivation deep inside, pushing us to persevere even when the rest of the world is telling us to quit. More than ever, the drive is growing within business owners across the country: the number of new entrepreneurs ages 55–64 has increased from 15% to 25% since 1996.

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  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Business Resolutions From Failing In February

    January, the month of great determination and resolve to change, is coming to a close. While a new year is an opportune time for small business owners to evaluate the prior year, visualize a new direction for the business and set goals for success, a study shows that 80 percent of resolutions fail by the second week of February.

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  • The State of Small Business Lending: Fundbox Q&A with Lendio CEO Brock Blake

    “Money makes the world go ‘round…” No one understands that line from the musical Cabaret more than small business owners and entrepreneurs. You need money to start, run, and grow a business. Traditionally, money has been hard for small business owners to get. But it’s been a decade since the Great Recession began, and the economy is in a much better place today. But does that mean it’s easier for business owners to get financing?

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  • Entrepreneur Magazine's 39th Annual Franchise 500® Released

    Entrepreneur magazine has unveiled its 39th annual Franchise 500®, ranking McDonald's as number one for the first time since 2000. The Golden Arches' fortunes have turned thanks to CEO Steve Easterbrook's vision for reimagining the brand as an "experience of the future," by continuing to invest in technology like touch-screen ordering kiosks, responding to customers' clamor for all-day-breakfast and more value items, and accelerating the conversion of thousands of company-owned units into franchises.

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  • Search for Alternative Funding Leads Yarmouth Small Business to Digital Marketplace Lender

    Revamping a flower business can be thorny, as Mark Ranalletti and his wife, Kathryn Wallingford, discovered after buying Calyx Flowers Inc. in Yarmouth in 2015. "There isn't a thing I haven't rebuilt, changed, enhanced or modified," Ranalletti says of the business, which ships flowers from growers around the country to retail customers ordering online.

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  • 9 Lessons From the Challenges and Sacrifices of Small Business Owners in 2017

    Business articles and lessons are usually written about high-powered leaders of industries or key figures in multinational companies. We celebrate their intelligence, courage and self-confidence with good reason. They represent examples we can follow to improve our own lives. Small business owners learn all the same lessons without any of the fanfare.

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  • Utah fathers, sons learn lessons of love, service in Puerto Rico

    Statton Davis planned to turn 17 in style. The well-planned celebration included a friend-centered party, a vintage turntable, some classic rock vinyl and new snowmobile gear that he picked out long before his Dec. 2 birthday. Instead, the Cache County teen marked his birthday with his dad, scrambling across battered tin roofs in Puerto Rico, converting orange buckets into water filtration systems — and learning a life lesson that all that stuff he thought was important might not really matter at all.

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  • What Utahns are doing to help victims of the Puerto Rico hurricane devastation

    Luis Barreto saw the orange buckets strapped to the roof of a slow-moving minivan and cried out for help. Northern Utah businessman Ben Davis had slowed the rented van crammed with relief supplies and volunteers from Utah as he considered if the GPS was leading them astray, once again, as they navigated the narrow, mountain roads of Las Marias, a rural community about 80 miles west of San Juan.

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