|04/20/2021||Credibly announces ABS for $65.7M|
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|03/07/2018||Credibly Announces Michael Seneski as CFO|
|08/19/2017||Credibly CFO moves on to Western Funding|
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Today, Credibly CEO Ryan Rosett told deBanked that the company’s October securitization will be used, in part, to roll out its new Market Expansion Product (MXP), which will allow Credibly to service merchants with FICO scores as low as 500 and those that have been in business for less time.
“We believe the MXP will open up the funnel by allowing us to serve business owners that we previously couldn’t,” Rosett said.
Kroll Bond Rating Agency assigned preliminary ratings to three classes of notes as part of Credibly’s first securitization. Rosett said this securitization follows a large warehouse line of credit from SunTrust Bank which is also the primary underwriter, of the securitization.
In addition to the new MXP product, Rosett said that Credibly intends to launch a line of credit product in 2019. Currently, Credibly provides merchant cash advances up to $150,000, business expansion loans up to $250,000, with terms up to 24 months, and working capital loans up to $250,000 with terms up to 17 months. Rosett said that the company’s working capital loan is its most popular product.
In an interview yesterday with Benzinga, Rosett said that he has seen a strong increase in demand for Credibly’s products and that they are currently evaluating over 10,000 applications per month.
2017 net revenue before provisions: $33 million
2017 earnings: $1.4 million
Total shareholder equity: $18.7 million
Lifetime funding volume: $700+ million
Raw # of fundings: 17,000+
Majority owned by: Flexpoint Ford
# of employees: 140
Notable deal: Acquired the rights to service BizFi’s $250 million MCA portfolio in August 2017
Provides: Small business loans (in 37 states and D.C.) and merchant cash advances
Founded: 2010 by co-CEOs Edan King and Ryan Rosett
Generates deals via: Brokers and inside sales
Credibly also announced that it has crossed the $500 million milestone in capital deployed to tens of thousands of SMBs across the U.S. This is separate from the $250M portfolio the company is now servicing from BizFi.
“Acquiring the servicing rights of BizFi’s portfolio is a testament to our data-driven approach and laser focus on the working capital needs of small businesses,” said Ryan Rosett, Credibly’s Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer. “We welcome our new customers and are committed to ensuring that their growth capital needs are met.”
In addition to servicing the BizFi portfolio, Credibly is working with both sales partners and merchants to provide additional working capital to the businesses in BizFi’s portfolio. Credibly’s data science team has the ability to analyze BizFi’s twelve years of data and remittance history, which will allow Credibly to better service both the BizFi and Credibly portfolios. Further, BizFi’s data enhances Credibly’s risk management, scoring models, and portfolio management tools.
The Small Business Association (SBA) estimates that traditional banks still reject approximately 90 percent of SMB loan applications. Since 2010, Credibly has emerged as a proven platform that leverages data science and analytics to provide SMBs with a simple and intuitive way to access critical working capital. The company addresses the fundamental capital needs of SMB owners across a broad credit spectrum and through every stage of a business’s life cycle.
Main Street SMBs across a wide variety of industries that include restaurants, retail stores, salons, spas, dry cleaners, auto body shops, and doctors’ offices, all rely on Credibly to secure the necessary capital they need to grow.
Credibly has achieved widespread industry recognition for its risk management, data technology, and data driven approach. For more information on Credibly, please visit www.credibly.com.
Founded in 2010 and with offices in Michigan, Arizona, Massachusetts, and New York, Credibly is a best-in-class Fintech platform that leverages data science and analytics to improve the speed, cost, and choice of capital available to small businesses in the United States. Credibly is dedicated to creating a superior customer experience that meets the needs of all small businesses, regardless of product need or credit profile.
Learn more at www.credibly.com. Follow Credibly @credibly360.
Credibly’s former chief financial officer and product officer, Jim Murray, has moved on to become President of Western Funding, according to LinkedIn. Murray was with Credibly for 5 years, originally starting as the company’s chief operating officer.
NEW YORK—February 2, 2016—Credibly, a tech and data-inspired lending platform that makes access to capital for small businesses simple and intuitive, announces the closing of a $70 million credit facility with SunTrust Bank, one of the nation’s largest financial services firms, and Alostar Bank of Commerce, a specialty provider of asset-based loans. SunTrust served as the structuring and administrative agent, committing $50 million, with Alostar coming in as the first participant with a $20 million commitment. The terms of the deal allow for flexibility to increase the committed amount by another $30 million, bringing the total facility potential to $100 million.
An online lending platform that delivers a broad range of short- and long-term capital to satisfy the entire SMB credit spectrum, Credibly has provided access to capital for more than 4,500 businesses in over 300 industries. In the past year, the company has increased revenue 100%, was recognized by Crain’s as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in New York, and made its second consecutive appearance on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in America.
The new credit facility is consistent with Credibly’s three-prong financing strategy: on-balance sheet, whole loan sales, and securitization. The facility more than doubles Credibly’s onbalance sheet funding capacity, accelerating their ability to provide more small businesses with access to affordable capital, regardless of credit profile or life cycle stage.
“Being vetted and validated by a bank partner of SunTrust’s stature is one of our greatest milestones to date, and provides us with one of the lowest costs of capital in the industry,” said Glenn Goldman, CEO of Credibly. “The continued participation from Alostar – our first credit facility lender going back to 2014 – gives us increased flexibility in our product suite, which in turn provides better terms for borrowers and helps us execute on our core philosophy that all small businesses deserve access to right-sized capital.”
“SunTrust is pleased to work with Credibly to assist them in achieving their mission to fuel American entrepreneurship through access to capital,” said Tarun Mehta, Group Head, Financial Institutions Investment Banking at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
“The new SunTrust facility is a validation of the strength of the platform and team that Credibly has built. We remain extremely excited about our partnership with Glenn and his team” said Steve Begleiter, Managing Director at Flexpoint Ford, LLC, a private equity firm that added Credibly to its portfolio in 2014.
Founded in 2010 and with offices in Michigan, Arizona, Massachusetts, and New York, Credibly is a best-in-class Fintech platform that leverages data science and analytics to improve the speed, cost, and choice of capital available to small businesses in the United States. Credibly is dedicated to creating a superior borrowing experience that meets the needs of all small businesses, regardless of product need or credit profile. All loans obtained through Credibly are made by WebBank, a Utah-chartered industrial bank and member of the FDIC. Learn more at www.credibly.com.
About SunTrust Banks, Inc.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., one of the nation’s largest financial services organizations, is dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for its clients and communities. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company serves a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of September 30, 2015, SunTrust had total assets of $187 billion and total deposits of $146 billion. Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through its various subsidiaries, the company provides mortgage banking, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. Learn more at www.suntrust.com.
About AloStar Bank of Commerce
AloStar Bank of Commerce, with $900 million in assets, is a specialty lender with extensive experience in providing Asset Based Loans to middle market companies. In addition, the bank provides value for depositors, small-to-medium-sized companies and community banks across the country through on-line customer service, and unique lending products and services. Learn more at www.alostarbank.com.
Today, Credibly, an emerging Fintech platform that provides a broad range of tailored capital solutions to satisfy the entire SMB credit spectrum, announced a partnership with BodeTree, a leading cloud platform that provides small businesses with real-time access to all of their financial accounts and cash flow trends in one place.
The partnership provides BodeTree’s customers with streamlined access to Credibly’s full suite of business capital solutions. The collaboration will also allow Credibly to further optimize their service offerings, which provide customized funding and financial management options that best fit a small business’s unique needs.
“At Credibly, we believe all businesses deserve the right to access capital, and our partnership with BodeTree makes good on the mission of providing that access to as many entrepreneurs as possible,” said Glenn Goldman, CEO of Credibly. “The insights garnered from the BodeTree platform, coupled with access to funding through Credibly, will help BodeTree’s customers achieve their growth goals.”
To date, Credibly has provided over $200 million of funding to more than 4,500 businesses in over 300 industries. In Q3 2015 alone, Credibly provided small businesses with access to over $26 million, and in the last year, the company has grown revenue 100%, opened new offices in three states, and doubled the number of its employees to 120.
“The integration of BodeTree’s financial tools and Credibly’s efficient and equitable lending process equips even more small businesses with the resources and capital they need to thrive,” said BodeTree CEO Chris Myers. “The spirit of our partnership, and the shared vision of both companies, is truly about helping small businesses.”
BodeTree was developed to fill the gap in business intelligence and financial resources available to small businesses and startups. The company’s intuitive financial management system aggregates and organizes financial information, giving businesses a clear and actionable picture of business health, cash flow, valuation and options for capital.
For information on BodeTree, visit www.bodetree.com, and learn more about the Credibly Partner Program at partners.credibly.com.
Credibly is a best-in-class Fintech platform that leverages data science and analytics to improve the speed, cost, and choice of capital available to all small businesses. Founded in 2010, with offices in New York, Michigan, Arizona, and Massachusetts, Credibly is dedicated to creating a superior lending experience that meets the needs of all small businesses, regardless of product need or credit profile. To learn more, visit www.credibly.com.
Founded in 2010, BodeTree is an online financial management platform for small businesses, and an alternative to costly accounting services and complex bookkeeping applications. The BodeTree app securely imports data from bank records to automatically generate financial reports, forecasts, and benchmark analyses so owners can confidently take steps to bring their businesses to the next level. For more information, visit www.bodetree.com.
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Fundomate Announces $50 Million Line of Credit to Bring Embedded Automated Funding and Real-Time Banking to Payments and SMB MarketplacesSeptember 30, 2021
Los Angeles, September 30, 2021 — Fundomate, a leading embedded finance provider of automated business funding solutions and real-time banking tools for merchant-facing platforms, announced the closing of a $50 million line of credit with Revere Capital today. The new line of credit is Fundomate’s largest to date.
Fundomate will leverage the credit facility to scale up its partnerships with merchant-facing businesses and grow the company’s new white-label banking platform. The platform enables merchant-facing platforms and marketplaces to rapidly expand their product suite and enhance engagement by offering automated financing and embedded banking tools under their own brand.
“With the closing of the $50 million credit line, Fundomate can scale its proven automated funding platform via its one-touch funding tool already embedded within 100+ payment processing partners and marketplaces”, says Sam Schapiro, CEO and Founder of Fundomate. “We’re excited to also focus on our new embedded real-time banking platform, which uses AI and advanced forecasting to provide our partners the ability to offer their customers free short-term working capital that’s available for immediate use.”
Revere Capital Managing Director Christopher Gilker said, “We’re incredibly excited to grow with Fundomate. As I tell all my colleagues, Fundomate is a company at the right place at the right time. The team is ambitious, and I have no doubt the company will disrupt the fintech, payments, and banking space in a big way.”
Revere Capital Managing Director Suman Mallick commented further, saying, “I’m very excited about Fundomate’s potential to change how businesses manage their banking and credit needs. I believe the company will benefit from strong secular tailwinds and has vast opportunities for growth with merchant-facing businesses throughout the US.”
Waterford Capital structured and arranged the line of credit on behalf of Fundomate. Dave Piotrowski, Managing Director at Waterford Capital, said, “Fundomate has an advantage over others in the merchant finance space through the products offered through their payment processor partners. This financing relationship with Revere Capital will help take the company to the next level and further broaden their competitive advantage.”
Fundomate is an innovative fintech company that operates in the alternative lending space and provides both direct-to-business and white-labeled turnkey solutions, enabling merchant-facing platforms to offer alternative funding products to their customers as a value-added proposition.
The company has deployed over $100M to more than 2000 merchants across various industries in
the United States.
About Revere Capital
Revere Capital is a private credit manager with expertise in lower middle-market real estate bridge lending & specialty finance. The firm’s disciplined underwriting utilizes fundamental real estate analysis and research, emphasizing intrinsic value to create a diversified portfolio for investors. Revere also specializes in financing other commercial interests, consumer interests and insurance-backed interests. With a national footprint, Revere Capital offers speed, certainty of execution, and creativity to structure loans to fit borrowers’ needs and provide contractual income for investors.
About Waterford Capital
Waterford Capital is a leading arranger of structured finance and asset securitization transactions. The firm advises specialty finance companies and asset managers in connection with warehouse credit facilities, private placements of asset-backed securities, whole loan sale programs, and mezzanine and equity capital raises.
Aquila Services Inc, a data-driven small business cash flow management platform, ceased operations sometime early last year, deBanked has learned. The company had been trying to pivot even before the pandemic began. CEO and Founder Taariq Lewis, who had spoken about AI and machine learning at some length to us in 2018, updated the company’s website with the bad news.
Aquila is now closed for business and we have shut down our servers after a three year run. Thanks to all our 9,688 customers and our many investors for allowing us to provide cash flow analysis for small businesses.
If you are seeking business funding, please be sure to check our partners at Rapid Finance, Credibly, Kabbage, and others for access to capital and please check with Home Depot for discounts on construction equipment.
Lewis is now listed as a co-founder of UniFi DAO, according to LinkedIn.
Robinhood posted a massive net loss last quarter to the tune of $502M on only $565M in revenue.
Following the announcement, the company’s earnings call was a bit unusual, sounding more like a live AMA Reddit thread as the platform’s shareholders were given an opportunity to talk to senior management, a platform usually reserved only for Wall Street analysts. This format led to the submission of 1,300 questions, way more than could be answered in the time allotted, so only the most upvoted were selected to be answered on the call itself.
One person asked if they could get a Robinhood hat and hoody jacket, a surreal insight into how shareholders are thinking about a company that lost $2 for every dollar it brought in last quarter. Another shareholder asked if Robinhood was getting a crypto wallet.
“…I know that there’s been a ton of enthusiasm from the crypto community and the Dogecoin community in particular, on getting access to wallets and it’s something that our teams are working on,” said Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev.
When the shareholders’ turn was over, the analysts took control, asking more pointed questions, like what happens when Robinhood runs out of potential customers that have so far comprised the demographic that led to the company’s early success.
Tenev said that “I think more and more, you’re going to see Robinhood, particularly with our mobile first platform and ease of use, be become incredibly attractive to folks that haven’t previously considered Robinhood, is the go to place. So we’re pretty optimistic about the opportunity ahead of us. And that’s limiting the response to investing. I think there’s a lot more that we can do, when we talk about being the single money app for our customers.”
The company’s stock went down slightly after earnings.
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