Leaders in Lending Panels:

B2B Acquisition Strategies

We discuss innovative strategies to reduce customer acquisition cost with Sales Directors from Linkedin and Thinking Capital as well as the CEO of Econolease.

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Refresh Financial

Refresh helps people build better financial reputation — especially those who might not be treated well elsewhere. Refresh provides programs that help people to build credit safely.

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Lendified

Kevin Clark, Chair of the CLA and President and Co-Founder of Lendified speaks about why is it so valuable for Canada to become a innovative lending leader....see more

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Credit Invisibility

“Approximately 3.5 billion of the world’s adults do not use formal financial services.”...see more

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Kabbage

Kabbage, a member of the Canadian Lenders Association talks about how data automation is driving lucrative partnerships with traditional financial institutions throughout the globe....see more

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Progressa

Ali Pourdad, Founder of Progressa, discusses needed solutions for the credit invisible and underbanked in Canada....see more

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Opening up to Open Banking

Open banking presents a significant opportunity for Canada. With proper implementation, it will give consumers more choice and the country a more robust and innovative financial services sector. But with it brings concerns over data security and bank primacy. We discuss many of those concerns, and their impact on lending below.

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Deep Dive on Innovative Lending

Peter Misek of Framework Ventures and Michael King from the Ivey Business School keynoted the Canadian Lenders Summit this month in Toronto. They speak with Kevin Clark and Gary Schwartz about the state of the industry in Canada and how best we can advance business to catch up with more advanced markets.

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Merchant Growth

David Gens, founder of Merchant Growth speaks about the challenges for an entrepreneur in Canada. David is an award-winning business leader who is passionate about helping Canadian small businesses grow and find the financing they need. David is the founder and CEO of Merchant Growth, which grew from its humble beginnings in his apartment to offices in both Toronto and Vancouver. He now leads one of Canada's largest online small business finance companies.   

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