Inc. Magazine, HousingWire Magazine, and Fintech Breakthrough also Bestow Awards upon LendingHome
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 11, 2020–
LendingHome – one of the nation’s most innovative companies in finance – today announced it is the recipient of four top-tier awards in business, housing, and financial technology.
“To say that we are proud and genuinely humbled by these awards is an understatement,” said Matt Humphrey, co-founder and CEO of LendingHome. “This is our sixth year of lending, and our incredibly talented, hard-working team has had the pleasure of funding more than 24,000 properties while working with nearly 9,000 investors. All of whom are revitalizing the nation’s aging housing stock in the midst of a serious housing crisis. We are honored to come to work every day to help our borrowers and, by extension, home buyers. It doesn’t get any better than this.”
Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020
LendingHome is ranked No. 5 out of only 10 finance companies on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies List, arguably the nation’s most prestigious business award. The magazine’s list honors companies that are making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. Previous winners in the finance category include Visa, Square, SoFi, Venmo, and Marcus by Goldman Sachs.
“At a time of increasing global volatility, this year’s list showcases the resilience and optimism of businesses across the world. These companies are applying creativity to solve challenges within their industries and far beyond,” said Amy Farley, Fast Company senior editor.
Inc. 5000 Series: California’s Top Companies
LendingHome is No. 216 on the inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: California list, a ranking of the fastest-growing, California-based private companies by Inc. magazine. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 national list, this regional version represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the California economy’s most dynamic segment: independent small businesses.
HousingWire’s HW Tech100
For the fourth consecutive year, HousingWire magazine named LendingHome to its HW Tech100, a list that recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy. “The winners of the 2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage and Real Estate awards are truly the most impactful and innovative companies,” said Clayton Collins, HousingWire CEO. “Not only do these companies empower their clients and users, they are supporting a more efficient, accessible and sustainable housing economy.”
FinTech Breakthrough’s Digital Mortgage Innovation Award
Judges for the annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program bestowed the Digital Mortgage Innovation Award upon LendingHome today. FinTech Breakthrough is an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and products in the global fintech market.
“One of the most exciting parts about the fintech industry at large is witnessing how ‘breakthrough’ innovators like LendingHome address underserved markets and open up entirely new financial opportunities for those markets,” said James Johnson, managing director, FinTech Breakthrough. “With their revolutionary ‘membership program’ for repeat borrowers, LendingHome is filling a much needed hole in the traditional mortgage industry.”
This is the third year in a row that LendingHome has received a Fintech Breakthrough Award: It is the proud recipient of the 2018 Best Digital Mortgage Product Award and the 2019 Digital Mortgage Innovation Award.
LendingHome has designed a better way for people to buy a home. Its built-from-scratch technology has transformed a slow, painful, paper-based process into a fast, transparent, online experience. Since it started lending in 2014, LendingHome has funded more than $5 billion in mortgage loans. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Pittsburgh, Pa. To learn more, go to www.lendinghome.com or www.lendinghome.com/careers. NMLS ID #1125207
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