GDS Link Welcomes 2017 LEND360 to Dallas

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Credit risk management solution and consulting provider co-chairing the LEND360 Dallas host committee


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As online lending continues to grow exponentially, LEND360 has become the hub where FinTech and Lenders converge, bringing fresh ideas and innovation to this industry.

GDS Link, a global provider of credit risk management solutions and consulting for multiple verticals within the financial services industry including marketplace lending, retail finance, alternative financial services, credit card, auto, and business leasing, announced its role in bringing the fourth annual LEND360 to Dallas.

“The LEND360 Dallas host committee, co-chaired by Ken Rees, Chief Executive Officer of Elevate Credit, Inc. and Paul Greenwood, President and Co-founder of GDS Link, and supported by other influential members of the fintech community, has been meeting since late 2016 to ensure a valuable attendee experience for the upcoming conference, assist with speaker development and engage innovative industry leaders to take part in the event,” according to a LEND360 press release.

Additional host committee members include:

  • David Barnhardt, Executive Vice President Product, GIACT;
  • Danny Cantrell, CEO and Founder, Solutions by Text;
  • Mary Jackson, Founder and Managing Principal, Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies; and
  • Ken Wardle, CEO of Jet Capital.

“Dallas is home to a rapidly expanding financial tech service sector which makes it the perfect location for LEND360,” says Matt Kaitz, Education Director at LEND360. “GDS Link and our other host committee member companies have worked diligently to ensure this year’s event will bring valuable content for all within the fintech ecosystem along with meaningful networking opportunities.”

“As online lending continues to grow exponentially, LEND360 has become the hub where FinTech and Lenders converge, bringing fresh ideas and innovation to this industry,” said Paul Greenwood, President and Co-founder of GDS Link. "LEND360 is the online lending industry’s best place to hear from executives from a variety of communities in the lending ecosystem. With the evolving online lending vertical, GDS Link and the other host committee members have worked diligently to ensure this year’s LEND360 will bring meaningful and insightful tracks and sessions with valuable content for lenders, service partners and investors.”

Representing GDS Link at LEND360 include members of the executive team, delivery, software development, business development, sales and marketing. GDS Link will be in the Innovation Hall at booth number 29 to network and collaborate with industry peers and to speak with attendees who want to learn more about how GDS Link can help their businesses realize their credit risk management goals.

According to LEND360, the conference offers the entire spectrum of the online lending industry – lenders conducting business in many verticals in consumer and small business lending will be in search of innovative solutions to maximize profits. Vendors will be ready to showcase their solutions to streamline the online lending process. Investors will be surveying investment opportunities with the most promising companies in the online lending space.

GDS Link is a bronze level sponsor for this year’s event and will be speaking multiple times throughout the event. More information can be found here.

To schedule a time to meet with a representative from GDS Link, visit To learn more and register for LEND360, please visit

About LEND360

LEND360, taking place October 11–13, 2017, at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel, brings together the entire ecosystem of online lending, including consumer, small business and marketplace lenders, tech platforms, legal counsel, investors, and more. Over 850 online lending professionals from across the globe connect for three days of sharing insights, innovations, and information. To learn more, visit

About GDS Link

GDS Link, LLC’s core platform, DataView360®, provides its clients in multiple financial verticals with the power and flexibility to rapidly implement their credit risk strategies in support of their lending and account management practices. GDS Link’s data bureau gateway provides easy access to a multitude of third-party data sources in support of risk assessment, fraud prevention and mitigation, income and employment verification processes. Our workflow component fulfills a client’s requirements for processing applications that require manual intervention. Founded in 2006, GDS Link is headquartered in Dallas, Texas with seven international offices including the United Kingdom and Spain. For more information, please visit


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