(New York, NY) June 29, 2012 – Noah Breslow, Chief Executive Officer of On Deck Capital, the technology platform that connects Main Street directly to capital, has been selected to participate on Astia’s Entrepreneur Program, a conference designed to foster the next generation of female entrepreneurs.
In a session entitled ‘Go-to-Market Strategy,’ Breslow will share his entrepreneurial insight and discuss challenges and opportunities in launching a company, how to successfully grow a business as well as guidance on innovation and leadership skills.
Astia is a community of experts committed to building women leaders and accelerating the funding and growth of high-potential, women-led startups. The Entrepreneur Program is Astia’s flagship program and is an unparalleled resource for success – a transformative program designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs who want to become dominant players in their respective sectors.
“Women-owned businesses are on the rise worldwide,” said Noah Breslow, chief executive officer, On Deck. “At On Deck, we are big supporters of women entrepreneurs and I am thrilled to speak to this group. I hope to share some of our entrepreneurial insight that we have cultivated through the years working with more than 6,000 business owners.”
To date, the On Deck platform has delivered more than $250M 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 in effect, 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.