The Online Economy – Changes in the Way We Borrow Money – Dinner
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
5:00pm – 8:30pm
Please join us for an engaging discussion with these new online Canadian lenders.
Here are some key points and information the lenders will share with us:
<li>How is risk mitigation being addressed when providing financing to a consumer or business owners?</li>
<li>How online lenders differ from chartered banks and credit unions and what is their “value add”?</li>
<li>How this business model is impacting the other financial institutions?</li>
<li>Will this new model of service delivery increase the concerns related to Canadian debt?</li>
OUR SPEAKER'S INFORMATION
<strong>Steven Uster is the Co-Founder & CEO of FundThrough</strong>, a venture capital backed Canadian online lender that uses technology and data to provide lines of credit against outstanding invoices so that small businesses can grow .
<strong>Andrew Graham is co-founder and CEO of Borrowell</strong>, a Canadian marketplace lending platform serving consumers with good credit scores. He leads a dynamic team dedicated to bringing better rates and service to borrowers as well as attractive returns to investors.
<strong>Rob Young – Senior Vice President, International at OnDeck.</strong> He oversees all aspects of the company’s expansion to markets outside of the United States, including Canada and Australia. Prior to joining OnDeck, Rob was VP of Corporate Development & New Ventures at <a href="http://www.wonga.com" target="_blank">Wonga.com</a>, a pioneer online consumer lender based in the UK.
<strong>Michael Wendland, Founder & CEO, Refresh Financial Inc.</strong> Graduated from Trinity Western University with a BBA in Finance, Helped establish one of the largest Mortgage Investment Corporations in BC. He founded Refresh Financial and initiated the first Secured Savings Loan in 2010. Since then, he has managed the hyper-growth with a team of 30 employees based in Kelowna and Hamilton.
Event LocationMarriott Yorkville (Forest Hill Ballroom)
90 Bloor St. East
Toronto, ON, M4W 1A7