The company celebrates an important milestone in its 12-year history of funding small business growth in North America
ATLANTA, November 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – FINANCIÈRE IOU INC. (“IOU” or “the Company”) (TSXV: IOU), a leading online small business lender (IOUFinancial.com), today announced that it has overtaken US $ 1 billion in the total of loan arrangements.
“This is an important milestone for all IOU team members, partners and stakeholders,” said Robert gloer, President and CEO. “In 12 years, the company has grown but our values have not changed: more than ever, we are committed to exceeding the expectations of our broker partners and small business owners through North America who rely on our financing solutions to drive their growth plans. “
In addition, IOU today announced that its loan origination for the quarter ended September 30, 2021 broke all previous records. The company was born on $ 52 million in small business loans in Q3, a new record in the company’s 12-year history, representing sequential growth of 51.5% from Q2 2021, and 183.1% from Q3 2020.
“We are delighted to exceed pre-pandemic lending figures and to start setting new all-time records for IOU Financial,” said Robert gloer, President and CEO. “We remain cautiously optimistic that the economic recovery will continue despite persistent potential macroeconomic and public health risks.”
IOU Financial granted its first loan in december 2009 and has quickly positioned itself as a trusted alternative to banks by helping small business owners gain quick and easy access to finance through its proprietary IOU360 technology platform. The company continued to finance small businesses throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequently introduced the industry’s first IOU financial cashback loan and announced an all-time record for build-ups. monthly loans.
“We faced the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with the same entrepreneurial spirit that drove us to launch IOU Financial in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis – and both experiences reinforced the importance of helping small businesses adapt to new challenges and grow, “added Gloer.” Here are the next 12 years of small business growth! “
The company is due to share its third quarter financial results in the coming weeks.
About IOU Financial Inc.
IOU Financial Inc. is a wholesale lender that provides quick and easy access to growth capital to small businesses through a network of preferred brokers across the United States and Canada. Built on its proprietary IOU360 technology platform that connects underwriters, traders and brokers in real time, IOU Financial has become a trusted alternative to banks in 984 million US dollars from September 30, 2021 in loans to finance small business growth since 2009. IOU trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol IOU (TSXV: IOU) and on the US markets over the counter as IOUFF. To learn more about the history of IOU Financial, financial products or to join our broker network, please visit www.IOUFinancial.com.
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SOURCE IOU Financial Inc.