IN THE NEWS: Founder W. Michael Short Featured on WCBS 880 Small Business Spotlight with Joe Connolly

NEW YORK CITY (June 5, 2018) - founder W. Michael Short was featured by News Radio WCBS 880 Small Business Spotlight in an interview about the platform’s national growth, surpassing first-year projections with over 50,000 businesses, startups, and nonprofits served to date, and a mission to combat predatory online lenders and brokers.

Highlighting that “ makes economics and finance interesting, fun, and understandable as it offers entrepreneurs an array of funding options so they can avoid online predatory lenders,” News Radio WCBS Small Business Spotlight described the platform as “a dating service for entrepreneurs looking for funding” and compared it with popular dating app Tinder, which is operated along with by $12 billion dollar Match Group, Inc.

“Inherent in this entire situation is a relationship – a relationship between the lender and the small business – and there’s really been a breakdown,” W. Michael Short explained. “What we’ve been able to do is to integrate this really innovative technology to look at the needs and capacities and interests, the particular details of each business, and to be able to look at the lenders across the country, and to be able to find that match.”