Articles by Cheryl Winokur Munk

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Tips For Trade Show Success

February 14, 2019
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deBanked CONNECT Miami Floor

This story appeared in deBanked’s Jan/Feb 2019 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Conference season will soon kick off, but many attendees are at a loss at how to score big at these events. Without a doubt, trade shows and conferences offer participants a prime opportunity to boost brand exposure, make professional […]

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Open Banking — A U.S. Pipe Dream or Near-Term Reality?

December 18, 2018
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This story appeared in deBanked’s Nov/Dec 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Some alternative funders are anxious for “open banking” to become the gold standard in the U.S., but achieving widespread implementation is a weighty proposition. Open banking refers to the use of open APIs (application program interfaces) that enable third-party […]

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Is Your Firm Ready for Machine Learning?

October 15, 2018
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Machine Learning

This story appeared in deBanked’s Sept/Oct 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Artificial intelligence such as machine learning has the potential to dramatically shift the alternative lending and funding landscape. But humans still have a lot to learn about this budding field. Paul Gu, co-founder, Upstart Across the industry, firms are […]

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Underwriting 101—Veteran Funders Share Tools of the Trade

August 12, 2018
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Underwriting Panel

This story appeared in deBanked’s Jul/Aug 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE For brokers, funding partnerships are critical to success. But making the most of these connections can be elusive. “Transparency, efficiency and a thorough scrubbing on the front end can help the whole process,” says William Gallagher, president of CFG […]

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It’s Back to Business For Alternative Funding in Puerto Rico

June 15, 2018
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Puerto Rico

This story appeared in deBanked’s May/June 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE

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Tips For More Successful Marketing

April 30, 2018
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Loan Application

This story appeared in deBanked’s Mar/Apr 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE In marketing, there’s a basic tenet that it takes seven “touches” within 18 months to prod someone into action. Nowadays, with customers exposed to thousands of ads a day and across so many channels, it takes several times that […]

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A Dialogue with Peter Renton: Cryptocurrency and Beyond

March 2, 2018
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Peter Renton, Chairman and Co-Founder
LendIt,  speaking to LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco, California, USA on April 11, 2016. (photo by Gabe Palacio)

This story appeared in deBanked’s Jan/Feb 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Peter Renton, Chairman and Co-Founder, LendIt, speaking to LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco, California, USA on April 11, 2016. (photo by Gabe Palacio) deBanked Magazine recently caught up with Peter Renton, founder of Lend Academy, a leading […]

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Minority-Owned Businesses Present Opportunities for Online Lenders

February 27, 2018
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This story appeared in deBanked’s Jan/Feb 2018 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Research consistently shows that minority-owned businesses have a harder time accessing capital than other businesses. Online financing has the potential to change this. Most of the online funding process is based on objective factors such as your business type […]

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Technology Drives Changes in CRE Lending Space

December 21, 2017
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This story appeared in deBanked’s Nov/Dec 2017 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Online technology, which paved new paths for consumer and small business lending, is making similar inroads with the commercial real estate industry. Over the last few years, several online marketplaces have been established to try and match commercial real […]

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Lead Generators Facing Rougher Road

October 13, 2017
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This story appeared in deBanked’s Sept/Oct 2017 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE Lead generators for alternative funders are facing stronger headwinds these days. The business has gotten tougher for a whole host of reasons. A pullback in alternative lending necessitates fewer leads. On top of that, funders, ISOs and brokers have […]

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