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Fundation Awarded Semifinalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 in New York
Apr 27 2017

Fundation Awarded Semifinalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 in New York Recognition of Excellence in Innovation and Commitment to Communities NEW YORK, April 27, 2017 – EY today announced that Sam Graziano, CEO of Fundation, and Doug Gordon, Executive Dire... [Read More]

Ixonia Bank Announces Expansion of Small Business Lending Efforts
Apr 19 2017

Ixonia Bank Announces Expansion of Small Business Lending Efforts Provides Greater Opportunity for Ixonia Bank to Serve Small Businesses in the Community Offers Simple Loan Terms, Quick Application Process and World-Class Customer Service IXONIA, WISCONSIN and NEW YORK... [Read More]

Fundation CEO says marketplace lenders moving to balance sheet funding in 2017 Exclusive
Apr 4 2017

Q&A Fundation CEO says marketplace lenders moving to balance sheet funding in 2017 Exclusive Thursday, 30 March 2017 10:53 AM ET By Kate Garber ➤ Balance sheet funding model likely to win out among marketplace lenders, and they need permanent, diverse capital... [Read More]

Fundation works with, not in place of, banks
Apr 3 2017

Fundation works with, not in place of, banks Tony Zerucha, March 27, 2017   In fintech’s early moments much of the talk was how these new tech upstarts were going to eliminate the big banks. Emboldened by spending their formative years in the midst of recessi... [Read More]

Fundation Secures Credit Facility from MidCap Financial
Mar 21 2017

Fundation Secures Credit Facility from MidCap Financial Additional Credit Facility Provides Funding to Support Acceleration of Company’s Growth Business Wire 21 March 2017 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fundation Group LLC, a leading digitally-enabled lender and credit s... [Read More]

Where the money is: A small business lending gap
Mar 3 2017

Washington Business Journal By Andy Medici 3 March 2017   Martine Rostan had won a new contract. Her company, Silver Spring-based Professional Business Interiors LLC, has helped firms pick furniture and lay out their new offices for more than 20 years. She ne... [Read More]

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]