NEW YORK, January 24, 2017 – LendKey, the leading lending-as-a-service provider for banks and credit unions, has been selected as a finalist in the first-ever LendIt Industry Awards, which celebrates outstanding achievement in lending and fintech.

LendIt, the world’s largest show in lending and fintech, chose LendKey as a finalist in two prestigious categories: Innovator of the Year and Top Service Provider. The Innovator of the Year award is given to a company that has demonstrated a strong culture of innovation, producing groundbreaking changes in the lending and fintech industry. Additionally, the Top Service Provider award is presented to the service provider that has demonstrated deep expertise, unique value, strong ROI, commitment to clients and the fostering of a deeper understanding of online lending.

“We purpose-built LendKey to help banks and credit unions operate their online loan businesses. We led the idea of lending-as-a-service in 2009 and continue to innovate how traditional brick-and-mortar lenders can become leading online lenders. We’re honored to be recognized by LendIt as both an Innovator of the Year and Top Service Provider finalist in their new awards program, said Vince Passione, founder and chief executive officer, LendKey.

LendKey will compete for top honors within its award categories at the LendIt Industry Awards ceremony hosted at LendIt USA on March 7, 2017 in New York City.

About LendKey
LendKey is changing the way financial institutions do business through the market’s most advanced lending platform and network. Lenders and asset managers are partnering with LendKey to bring borrowers a powerful, white-labeled lending platform that has redefined Lending-as-a-Service—and gives financial institutions of all sizes the ability to attract new business, grow relationships, manage liquidity, and mitigate risk. LendKey was founded in 2009, in a difficult market for financial institutions that still needed to compete and grow without adding capital or operational costs. Based in New York and Cincinnati, LendKey is at the center of the lending ecosystem—providing institutional investors, banks, credit unions, affiliates, and borrowers with access, efficiency, and speed. For more information on LendKey, visit www.LendKey.com.

About LendIt
LendIt is the world’s largest event series dedicated to connecting the fintech and lending community. Our conferences bring together the leading lending platforms, investors, and service providers in our industry for unparalleled educational, networking, and business development opportunities. LendIt USA 2017 will be held in New York from March 6 – 7. Learn more at http://www.lendit.com.