SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- National Funding, one of the largest private lenders of small business loans, today announced that the company has partnered with its hometown NFL team, as the "proud small business lending partner of the San Diego Chargers."
As part of the new partnership, National Funding will be featured prominently on the backdrop of press conferences at the Chargers media center. National Funding will also have use of the Chargers NFL trademarks across all its marketing channels.
"Many of our small business customers and staff are huge fans of the NFL, and especially the Chargers," said Dave Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer for National Funding. "We've found that our prospects and customers respond very positively to this association. We felt this sponsorship was the right time to invest in our favorite NFL team and our beloved San Diego community as a whole."
"We are pleased to welcome National Funding to our family of sponsors," said Ken Derrett, Senior Vice President – Chief Marketing Officer for the Chargers. "National Funding is a respected FinTech and leading small business-focused company in San Diego that is committed to helping our economy grow. We are delighted to have such an enthusiastic partner on board."
The Chargers sponsorship marks National Funding's third major athletic sponsorship in San Diego during the past six months. Other sponsorships include: the 2015 Holiday Bowl and the San Diego Padres. National Funding's foray into professional and collegiate sports sponsorships is the result of the company's ongoing commitment to invest in the San Diego community and its many small businesses.
For more information, please visit www.nationalfunding.com.
About National Funding
Founded in 1999, National Funding is one of the country's leading financial technology companies for small and medium-sized businesses, providing working capital loans, equipment financing, merchant cash advances and credit card processing. National Funding has provided over $1.5 billion in capital for over 25,000 businesses nationwide. The company believes in American small business owners, and strives to provide fast turnaround, flexible solutions and great service to all of its customers and clients in a diverse range of industries including: construction, excavation, manufacturing, retail, packaging, printing, restaurant, telecommunications, trucking, transportation, and waste management, among others. The company was recognized on the Inc. 500 | 5000 list for the past three years, as well as placing on San Diego Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies for the past three years. National Funding is the first FinTech company to sponsor an NFL team, the San Diego Chargers; a MLB team, the San Diego Padres; and the Holiday Bowl.
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