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February 15, 2018

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Applications are now being reviewed from executives who wish to become members of our Executive Speaking Faculty. To apply to become a member of the speaking faculty, and to indicate agenda topics of interest, please complete our online JOIN OUR FACULTY application or contact:

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2521 | Email: donb@iibig.com
Day 1
Feb 15 2018

State of the Industry: Alternative Small Business Lending & Investing

Leaders from DC-based associations that advocate for small- to mid-market businesses, marketplace lenders and investors provide an update on recent changes at the CFPB, Treasury, Comptroller of Currency, and other regulatory and legislative issues affecting the alternative small business lending market.
PJ Hoffman
Nat Hoopes
Todd McCracken
Scott Stewart
Sam Taussig
Holly Wade

“Fintegration:” Bank/Fintech Partnerships Roundtable

Representatives from incumbent community banks, small business marketplace lenders, and other fintechs discuss the trend toward forming partnerships to grow market-share in the small business sector.
Michael J Busch
Matthew Gamser
Firoze Lafeer
David McArdle

Loan Cycle Issues for Online Small Business Lenders

An examination of best-practices, risk management and other issues in the underwriting, funding, servicing, and collection of digitally-generated small business loans. Which cutting-edge technologies and services should small business lenders be utilizing? How are lenders dealing with the unique issue of determining the credit-worthiness of harder-to-rate small business borrowers? How has the “Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights” affected the small-business lending space?
Carl Fairbank
Jacob Haar
William Phelan
Michael Schwartz
Erich Wust

Investor’s Roundtable

Leading FinTech investors and others discuss their outlook for the online small business lending sector. What types of investors are showing interest, and what are the opportunities for returns in this sector?  What makes a non-bank small business lender stand out – and what raises red-flags when considering potential investments in this space?  
Matt Burton
Jacob Haar
Gal Krubiner
Mark A Solovy
Erich Wust

Small Business Loan Structures

Structuring small-business loans in the digital lending ecosystem is more than offering unsecured lines of credit. This session will examine the various lending models based on receivables, factoring, purchase order financing, inventories & more. What areas are experiencing most activity and what are some of the unique issues in structuring deals involving originators, lenders, investors and others? How are small business platform lenders making themselves better known, and setting themselves apart from the competition?
Quentin Cote
Stu Richards
Mark Sumby
Vernon Tirey

CEOs Roundtable

CEO’s from leading firms in online small business lending, provide insights on the road ahead for this important segment of the alternative lending space.
Matt Burton
Carl Fairbank
William Phelan
Scott Stewart
Vernon Tirey