Ready Capital Small Loan Closings Reach New Growth with LenderAI
Last week, Ready Capital Corporation announced another company record for small 7(a) loan closings in the $10,000 to $350,000 range. Originating 55 such loans in April, the company attributed its success to the use of LenderAI by iBusiness Funding LLC, a subsidiary of Ready Capital.
LenderAI is a technology platform comprised with an easy-to-use suite of tools, according to the company. iBusiness Funding says their “approach to funding is based on automation, backed up by hyper-current and relevant data.” The LenderAI self service lending origination software includes no implementation fees, free instant setup, digital borrower application, digital documentation, all while being E-Train automated and SOC II compliant.
“Our core mission when expanding the SBA small loan program was to help the smallest businesses, making affordable lending available to support economic development and underserved communities,” said Justin Levy, President of Ready Capital Small Balance Lending. “LenderAI has enabled our 7(a) small loan products. The technology platform allows us to process loans for smaller businesses, who have fewer capital options, by digitizing their documents and inputs, giving them access to capital while allowing them to stay focused on their businesses.”
With iBusiness Funding’s LenderAI system, Ready Capital’s Small Loan Lending program funding has increased from 84 loans in 2021 to over 150 loans in the first four months of this year. iBusiness focuses on specific criteria for its borrowers including likelihood of success, engagement, and background/credit.
“We believe our LenderAI technology has drastically improved document collection and processing, streamlining both the borrower and lender experience,” stated Katy Forte Seybold, iBusiness Funding Chief of Staff and Head of Strategy, in a press release. “There’s little risk to trying it out, with bank level security, flexible core platform integrations and, for a limited time, it’s free to try with no implementation fees.”Last modified: May 17, 2022
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