WASHINGTON, March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- StreetShares was recently announced as a finalist for the Top Small Business Lending Platform category by LendIt, the world's largest show in lending and FinTech. Finalists were chosen based on superior results in categories such as loan performance, volume, growth, product diversity and responsiveness to stakeholders.
StreetShares was selected as a finalist out of hundreds of applicants worldwide and by more than 30 industry experts. StreetShares will compete for top honors within its award category at The LendIt Awards Ceremony on March 7 in New York City.
"Having been on the front lines of emerging and later stage FinTech companies for the past five years, we wanted to unveil our own best of the best industry accolades," said Jason Jones, Co-Founder, LendIt. "We were positively overwhelmed with the high number and high caliber of entrees. These finalists represent some of the most innovative companies that are radically improving financial services through technology."
"It's an honor to be named a finalist for the Top Small Business Lending Platform from LendIt," said Mark L. Rockefeler, CEO and Co-Founder of StreetShares. "This is another milestone in our journey as the leading business funding membership platform for the military community."
The StreetShares membership community has reached 30,000 members and is growing quickly. Already in 2017 StreetShares has earned federal, state and regional recognition for leadership in the military and financial community. Rockefeller was appointed to the SBA's Interagency Task Force on Small Business Development; Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe visited StreetShares to award the Virginia Values Veterans certificate; and StreetShares earned multiple nominations in the Greater Washington Innovation Awards.
StreetShares is America's leading small business funding membership community for veterans and military community. Business owners get fast, affordable business loans and lines of credit up to $100,000 and contract financing up to $500,000 through investors who support their businesses. Investors earn solid returns. Membership is free. StreetShares is veteran-run and located outside of Washington, D.C.
LendIt is the world's largest event series dedicated to connecting the fintech and lending community. Our conferences bring together the leading lending platforms, investors, and service providers in our industry for unparalleled educational, networking, and business development opportunities.
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