***The Paycheck Protection Program ended on August 8, 2020. We will continue to accept applications in hopes that Congress passes an extension, although we are not currently sending applications to lenders. If PPP resumes, Lendio will submit your application to a lender.***


From Paynes Prairie to Midtown, Gainesville combines a small-town sense of community with big-town fun. 

It’s no surprise that small business owners are drawn to Gainesville’s unique spirit – and now that Lendio is providing them with unprecedented access to financing opportunities, there’s no limit to what this town can do. Get ready to pour out that Gatorade cooler, because Gainesville business owners are going to be big winners.

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Get to know your local Lendio franchisee

Luis Salazar

Luis Salazar

Luis Salazar has spent most of his career helping small business owners thrive. He has helped hundreds of startups find their footing and guided struggling businesses toward financial solutions that enabled them to avoid legal action. Luis has also partnered with hundreds of lending brokers to provide the community with residential and commercial financing. Bringing Lendio to North Florida is just one more way that Luis is supporting Gainesville’s entrepreneurs. Luis is a true believer in the American dream and he’s eager to connect his friends, neighbors, and colleagues with the capital they need to prosper. Luis is also a proud U.S Army veteran who loves to serve people and his country. When he’s not volunteering as a Board Member and Financial Coach for Habitat for Humanity, Luis spends time traveling with his wife Diana and their two children, Julieta and Marcelo. Luis also enjoys cooking, snowboarding, and SCUBA diving.

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