Brock Blake
Contributor|Entrepreneurs

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I'm the CEO of Lendio, the largest business lending marketplace in the U.S. I believe that access to capital should be simpler and quicker for entrepreneurs so they can do what they do best: innovate and grow. I’ve...
I'm the CEO of Lendio, the largest business lending marketplace in the U.S. I believe that access to capital should be simpler and quicker for entrepreneurs so they can do what they do best: innovate and grow. I’ve built a successful business around a solution to this problem. Thanks to a humble and hungry team that is passionate about driving results as well as making a difference, Lendio will soon facilitate its first $1B in funding. While business accomplishments can be a nice ego boost, my most important accomplishments come from being a husband and a father of four.
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Oct 14, 2019

Women Business Owners Still Face Difficulties in Obtaining Capital

Women not only earn less than men in the workforce but are also less likely to get access to capital for their businesses. We need women-led businesses, and fortunately, female entrepreneurs want to hold strong. In spite of clear financial challenges, women remain optimistic about their success.
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Sep 30, 2019

4 Things Lenders Can Learn from the Past 8 Deep Recessions

Online lenders can and should start preparing themselves for the next recession, whether it happens this year, next year or in five years. Those who prove adaptable to harsh economic conditions will be the ones most poised to lead when the next wave of financial innovators are born.
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Sep 23, 2019

Amazon: Small Business Friend or Foe?

Many small retailers have found that they don’t have to out-Amazon Amazon in order to win—they have to work with them.
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Aug 10, 2019

Dollars And Sense: 4 Financial Keys To Startup Success

It doesn’t matter if you’re opening a new restaurant, streamlining a service vertical or launching the next tech unicorn, there are four financial pillars you must build on from the beginning if you want to see major dividends later on.
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