(New York, NY) June 13, 2012 – Noah Breslow, Chief Executive Officer of On Deck, the technology platform that connects Main Street directly to capital, has been selected to speak at two leading industry conferences, the 7th Annual New York Times Small Business Summit and the 3rd Annual Freeman & Company Financial Services Conference.
At the 3rd Annual Freeman & Company Financial Services Conferences, Breslow will participate in the Specialty Finance roundtable discussion. Entitled Navigating Uncertainty in the Global Financial Markets, Breslow will detail how On Deck is changing the way small businesses access capital for over 300 private equity, banking and other investment professionals.
At the 7th Annual New York Times Small Business Summit, Breslow was chosen to lead a table discussion entitled “Financial Boot Camp,” a “tough love” approach for helping small business owners facilitate financial solutions. The event brings together experts from a variety of business disciplines to provide over 700 local small business owners with valuable information on running a thriving business. He will be joined by fellow panelists including Rohit Arora, Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Biz2Credit, Ami Kassar, Founder, MultiFunding, Patricia Sigmon, Founder and President, David Advisory Group and Alexa Von Tobel, Founder of LearnVest.
“I’m always eager for an opportunity to speak about how important access to capital is for small businesses nationwide,” stated Breslow. “And, being at the forefront of the conversation, I look forward to demonstrating how On Deck is best positioned help Main Street businesses grow.”
To date, the On Deck platform has delivered over $200M to Main Street businesses nationwide. On Deck is helping to solve financing challenges on Main Street by using data aggregation and electronic payment technology to efficiently and accurately analyze the financial health of a business and provide greater access to capital.
About On Deck
Launched in 2007, On Deck Capital uses data aggregation and electronic payment technology to evaluate the financial health of small businesses and to efficiently deliver capital to a market underserved by traditional bank loans. Through the On Deck Capital platform, millions of small businesses can obtain affordable loans to meet their daily operating and long term goals. The company’s proprietary platform looks deeper into the health of small businesses, focusing on the overall business performance, rather than the owner’s personal credit history. The On Deck system also provides a critically needed mechanism for commercial institutions to efficiently reach and serve the historically underserved Main Street small businesses market.
On Deck Capital is financed by some of the nation’s leading venture capital firms, including SAP Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, First Round Capital, Khosla Ventures, RRE Ventures and Village Ventures.