Posted : September 29, 2020

September is drawing to a close, and emergency relief payments are drawing to a close. What does this mean for small business owners? (more…)

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Posted : August 18, 2020

What does it mean to be “powered by BLUE™?” For years, this question has driven the Loan Mantra ethos. Though an acronym for “Business Lender Underwriting Environment,” the BLUE™ platform is far more than pith. It’s an ecosystem. Designed with the small business borrower in mind, the platform takes historically confusing and opaque financial services and digitizes them. The result? BLUE™ seamlessly connects borrowers with best-in-class lenders and capital. (more…)

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Posted : June 29, 2020

Most borrowers and lenders are familiar with The 5 ‘C’s of Credit. These are basic guidelines that lenders use to evaluate loan prospects or grade credit investments. Historically the fifth ‘C’ (or "conditions") has been the most ambiguous category of all, serving as a catch-all designation for lenders who seek to quantify any superseding factors of how a business will perform at market. But now, in the COVID-19 era, the fifth ‘C’ has never been more more crucial or more concrete. In fact, it’s worth questioning whether “conditions” and “Covid-19” are one-and-the-same? (more…)

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