Lendio CEO Brock Blake Named to ETA’s Prestigious Forty Under 40
Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) names their top 40 “Game Changers in Digital Payments”
SILICON SLOPES, Utah – March 21, 2018 – The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) has chosen Brock Blake of Lendio for its inaugural Forty Under 40, highlighting game changers at the intersection of payments and technology. The roster includes individuals working across the evolving segments of the industry and highlights those whose actions and leadership are driving the payments industry forward.
As the CEO and founder of Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, Brock Blake shares the ETA’s goal of advancing the future of commerce and powering the economy through secure, reliable, and rewarding experiences for merchants. For the past 7 years, Blake has been instrumental in making access to capital simpler and quicker for small business owners and has led the team at Lendio to help over 36,000 business owners get access to almost $1B in funding.
“It is my goal to continue pushing for innovation and growth in the small business loan industry to help business owners create jobs and wealth. Being listed among these future game changers is an incredible honor,” said Blake.
ETA solicited nominations from the payments industry, seeking talented payments executives under 40 years of age. Over 100 nominations were submitted from ETA members, TRANSACT exhibitors and industry leaders. The final group was selected based on the nominees’ impact on the payments industry and their professional character.
“ETA’s first Forty Under 40 class are growing the industry at an unprecedented pace,” said Jason Oxman, CEO of ETA. “Each one possesses a unique skill set, allowing them to identify and shape key segments of the payments ecosystem. The caliber and impact of their work is exceptional and demonstrates their commitment to the industry.”
View the full Forty Under 40 list.
The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $6 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovation to merchants and consumers.
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. With a network of over 75 lenders offering multiple loan products, Lendio’s marketplace is the center of small business lending. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, our technology makes small business lending simple and decreases the amount of time and effort it takes to secure funding. For every loan facilitated on Lendio’s marketplace platform, Lendio Gives, an employee contribution and employer matching program, donates a percentage of funds to low-income entrepreneurs around the world through Kiva.org. More information about Lendio is available at www.lendio.com. Information about Lendio franchising opportunities can be found at www.lendiofranchise.com.
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