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Canadian Lenders Association to Host Open Banking Summit on July 10th

June 27, 2019
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The Canadian Lenders Association will be hosting its Open Banking Summit on July 10th at Dentons Toronto. It begins at 8am and ends at 11am. This is the third in their event series, and will tackle topics in Open Banking and Big Data in Canada. They will discuss how the industry can best work toward […]

Are The Bankers Taking Over Fintech?

June 27, 2019
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This story appeared in deBanked’s May/June 2019 magazine issue. To receive copies in print, SUBSCRIBE FREE For Rochelle Gorey, the chief executive and co-founder of SpringFour, a “social impact” fintech company, mingling with industry movers and shakers at this year’s LendIt Fintech Conference was just what the doctor ordered. “I went mainly for the networking […]

As New Regulations Sweep The Industry, Find Out Where The Next Big Opportunities Are

June 25, 2019
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Change is coming to the small business finance industry. Are new opportunities on the horizon? Be sure to find out when you attend one or both of these two great upcoming events! deBanked CONNECT Toronto | July 25, 2019 Less Than 30 Days Left! Tap into the vast opportunities in Canada. Meet the players, learn […]

Last Chance for VIP Rate on deBanked CONNECT Toronto Room Block

June 24, 2019
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deBanked CONNECT’s discounted room rate at the Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto ends today. Don’t wait until the rate goes up! Book your room now for deBanked’s first ever event in Canada! Book Online Here OR CALL Omni Hotels Reservations Business Hours: 8am to 1am EST Telephone: 1-800-THE-OMNI (1- 800-843-6664) Group Name: deBanked CONNECT […]

Michele Romanow to Keynote deBanked CONNECT Toronto

June 18, 2019
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Michele Romanow, a TV star on Dragon’s Den and Co-founder of Clearbanc, will be the keynote speaker at deBanked CONNECT Toronto on July 25th. She joins other industry executives speaking at the event from across the business finance industry in Canada. Tech titan Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started five […]

Lawyers: Earn CLE Credits While Learning About Alternative Finance

May 23, 2019
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REGISTER HERE June 13 Sessions June 14 Sessions Case Law Updates Regulatory Download: The Complete Picture TCPA: Defining ATDS, Exploring the TCPA and How Emails are Covered Legislation, Business and Lobbying: How does it work and Does it work at all? Bankruptcy Updates Future Invoice Factoring and Traditional Factoring: Can’t We All Just Get Along? […]

Small Business Finance Broker Wins Entrepreneur Of The Year

May 17, 2019
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Sonia Alvelo Award at the Latinas & Power Symposium

Left: Latin Financial CEO Sonia Alvelo receives the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill Sonia Alvelo, CEO of Newington, CT-based Latin Financial LLC, has been awarded Entrepreneur of The Year by the Latinas & Power Symposium. The event, incubated in Hartford, Connecticut in 2004, is the largest of its […]

Broker Fair 2019 Makes Major Splash in the Heart of Manhattan

May 10, 2019
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Broker Fair Crowd

If a tiny ray of light were created from every conversation about small business financing, then the Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan would have been tantamount to the sun on May 6th. It was the site of deBanked’s 2nd annual Broker Fair and the grand old lobby was abuzz with brokers, funders and vendors from […]

Broker Fair 2019 Photos

May 10, 2019
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Broker Fair 2019 Speaker Lineup

May 5, 2019
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Broker Fair 2019

Broker Fair 2019 check-in begins at 7:30 am on Monday morning. With nearly 700 people registered to attend, it’s going to be a packed event! If you’ve got a ticket, here’s who you can expect to hear from: View The Agenda Here View The Sponsors Here

Top Minds in Fintech Came Together in Manhattan Last Night

April 3, 2019
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Fintech Disruption Forum

More than 200 people packed into a Manhattan office last night to hear panelists from top fintech companies discuss everything from Artificial Intelligence (AI) in fintech to U.S. regulations to diversity. The event, called Disruption Forum Fintech NYC, was organized remotely by a Poland-based software and technology consulting company called Netguru. This was their third […]

Storytelling Sales Expert Kindra Hall to Keynote Broker Fair 2019

March 7, 2019
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Kindra Hall

Sales expert Kindra Hall will present at Broker Fair 2019 to teach attendees about the irresistible power of strategic storytelling. If you want to learn to sell differently and use the power of storytelling, her keynote is something you won’t want to miss! According to Hall, the shift from a transactional economy to a connected […]

Tips For Trade Show Success

February 14, 2019
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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 […]

deBanked CONNECT Miami 2019 Photos

January 28, 2019
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deBanked CONNECT Miami Travel Advisory

January 20, 2019
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Miami Travel Tips Please allow yourself ample amount of time to get through airport security. There has been reports of extended security wait times following the partial government shutdown. Please arrive to the airport early and double-check your departure gate. Eden Roc FAQ and Parking Info Eden Roc has limited […]

Janene Machado Wins PCMA’s RISE Award

December 18, 2018
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Janene Machado

Janene Machado, deBanked’s event planner, was honored by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) last week with the RISE Award. The RISE Award is given to a new member who has made the most impact to the chapter. With more than 7,000 members and an audience of more than 50,000 individuals, the PCMA is the […]

Heard at Money 20/20

October 24, 2018
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Shaquille O’Neal, Basketball legend and startup investor O’Neal appeared at the conference on behalf of Steady, a startup he supports that helps people find work relevant to their skill set and location. “I like being involved in companies that help people people,” O’Neal said. “With Steady, we want to help people gain income. It shouldn’t […]

PayPal is Changing Its Ways, Embracing Main Street

October 23, 2018
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Bill Ready

PayPal Chief Operating Officer Bill Ready shared his childhood experience of working for his parents’ auto repair shop to convey his understanding of the challenges that face  small businesses. “Tech has gotten faster, but money has gotten slower,” he said, referring to how small businesses, like his parents’, used to receive most of its money […]

Petralia Says to Focus on Millennials

October 23, 2018
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Kathryn Petralia

Kabbage CEO and Co-founder Kathryn Petralia gave a fast-paced presentation at Money 20/20 yesterday that touched on gun violence, marijuana and gender identity, all in 20 minutes. The loose connecting thread was millennials, which Petralia’s powerpoint identified as people born between 1981 and 2002. There are 90 million millennial Americans and they have outnumbered babyboomers […]

Branson Adds Charm, Not Expertise, to Money 20/20

October 23, 2018
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Money 20/20’s keynote speaker, serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson, delivered inspiration and laughs to a packed audience yesterday. He was interviewed by Nuno Sebastiao, CEO of Feedzai, which fights financial crime. While over 20 years ago Branson founded Virgin Money, a sizable UK-based bank, he demonstrated clear discomfort and disinterest in talking about […]