The New York Institute of Credit & Financial Poise™ Air "Market Place Lending/Fintech," a Webinar, on June 20, at 2pm CST Through West LegalEdcenter

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NYIC, Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the June 20th premiere of a new webinar “BUSINESS BORROWING BASICS 2018 - Market Place Lending/Fintech" which examines marketplace lending from a macro perspective.

Join this panel of experts as they examine marketplace lending from a macro perspective, compare it to other forms of lending, and explore some of its pros and cons.

Many companies, and most of any size, use borrowed funds as part of their capital structure. Depending on the nature of the business, its size, time in business, whether it has adequate collateral, and other factors, a business has myriad options when borrowing funds. This BUSINESS BORROWING BASICS 2018 Financial Poise webinar series provides a guided tour of the various borrowing options available to businesses, from both a business and legal perspective. Major topics covered include asset-based lending, P/O Finance, Factoring, Merchant Cash Advances, and Market Place Lending / Fintech. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each, tricks of the trade when negotiating these arrangements, and more!

The final episode of the BUSINESS BORROWING BASICS 2018 series is Market Place Lending/Fintech, premiering on June 20th at 2:00 PM CST (Register Here), and features Moderator Jonathan Friedland of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger. He is joined by Amit Baid of TradeFin and Andrew Bertolina of Finvoice to explore how innovative financial technology is changing the way businesses borrow and lenders loan money.

The emergence of the internet completely revolutionized the lending landscape. Innovative financial technology is changing the way businesses borrow and lenders loan money, offering the promise of increased convenience and access to financial services.

One such innovation is the emergency of “marketplace lending,” sometimes referred to as “peer-to-peer” or “platform” lending. Lenders who occupy this space are typically online non-bank financial companies that built technology platforms and online marketing strategies to match borrowers and lenders.The platforms connect businesses who seek to borrow money with investors willing to buy or invest in the loan. In my most cases, once a loan is made, the platform collects principal and interest payments and makes payments, less fees that the platform keeps, to investors.

This webinar discusses marketplace lending from a macro perspective, including the regulatory regime that governs the space. It compares marketplace lending with other forms of lending. And it explores some of the pros and cons of borrowing from a marketplace lender.

The BUSINESS BORROWING BASICS Series is Co-Produced by Financial Poise™ and the New York Institute of Credit. The series is sponsored by Premier Travel Management. All episodes will be available live through West LegalEdCenter and then on-demand following the live premiere.

As with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to investors, business owners, and executives without much background in these areas, yet is also valuable to attorneys, accountants, and other seasoned professionals. And, as with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations designed to entertain as it teaches. Each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, so that participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all episodes.

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About New York Institute of Credit
The New York Institute of Credit (NYIC) was founded in 1918. A non-profit organization, NYIC bridges the gap between business theory and practice. The faculty of NYIC consists of educators who are primarily credit executives or prestigious and articulate accountants or lawyers who are appreciative of the value of a close alliance of the professions. The synergetic education created out of that special relationship has been effective and acknowledged. You can read more about NYIC here.

About Premier Travel Management
Premier Travel Management is a privately owned corporate travel management firm located in the heart of Chicago for over 25 years. Premier Travel Management’s primary goal is to provide unsurpassed professional, yet personal, service to the corporate traveler while offering cost containment programs to their clients for managing travel budgets. To learn more about the services offered by Premier Travel Management, please go here.

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