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Flushing Bank Announces Expansion of Small Business Lending Efforts
Feb 1 2017

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that it has joined the Small Business Loan Program created by BancAlliance and ... [Read More]

Fundation Review: Best Alternative Lender for Working Capital Loans (3rd Consecutive Year)
Jan 30 2017

Our 2017 research and analysis of alternative lenders leads us to again recommend Fundation as the best alternative lender for working capital loans. We chose Fundation from dozens of alternative lenders. To understand how we selected our best picks, you can find our methodo... [Read More]

Q&A Break with Sam Graziano, CEO of Fundation
Jan 18 2017

This is a reposting of the piece "Q&A Break with Sam Graziano, CEO of Fundation," published by Politico Pro / Politico LLC. Fundation is one of a growing number of online small-business lenders that have popped up in the last several years. Company CEO Sam Graziano to... [Read More]

Fintech Ideas Festival Rapid Fire Emerging Tech Panel
Jan 17 2017

Fundation’s CEO, Sam Graziano, spoke at the Financial Services Roundtable’s FinTech Ideas Festival on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 as a participant on the Rapid Fire Emerging Tech Panel. Other panel participants included Anil Arora (CEO of Yodlee) and Bo Lu (CEO of BlackRoc... [Read More]

Fundation CEO Sam Graziano to Present at Financial Services Roundtable’s Inaugural FinTech Ideas Festival on January 10, 2017
Jan 9 2017

January 9, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time What: Fundation Group CEO Sam Graziano will be speaking on the “Rapid Fire Emerging Tech” Panel at the Financial Services Roundtable’s inaugural FinTech Ideas Festival. The panel discussion will focus on how FinTech com... [Read More]

Citizens Bank Next To Take The Leap With Alt-Lender
Dec 21 2016

Traditional banks are beginning to embrace their alternative lending competitors as a way to reach more borrowers and get a jumpstart on the technology and digitization behind the lending industry. The latest bank to take part is Citizens Bank, which announced Tuesday (De... [Read More]

Citizens Bank to Add Digital Lending Capability for Small Business Customers
Dec 20 2016

Collaboration with Fundation will expedite and expand small business loan approvals PROVIDENCE, RI – Citizens Bank today announced that it will offer digital lending capabilities to small business customers through a collaboration with Fundation Group LLC, a leading digit... [Read More]

Regions Eyes Small Business Loans in Latest Tech Deal
Sep 22 2016

Regions' latest partnership will increase loan opportunities for underserved businesses. A unique partnership between Regions and two other companies could be the start of even bigger things for the company. A partnership that has been ongoing for more than a decade be... [Read More]

Regions Bank, Fundation and TruFund Work Together to Provide Loans to Underserved Small Businesses
Sep 14 2016

September 14, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regions Bank, together with Fundation Group LLC, a digitally-enabled small business lender, and TruFund, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), today jointly announced a fi... [Read More]

Is The Future Of Alt-Lending Playing Well With Others?
Aug 30 2016

No one knows who exactly first said, “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.” So far as the finest minds on the subject can gather, the original phrasing was “if you can’t lick ’em, join ’em,” and it was first used in the 1940’s by anti-New Dealers who wer... [Read More]