Community Based Seacoast Banking Partners with SmartBiz Loans

Seacoast Banking has partnered with SmartBiz Loans to improve their SBA Lending process; Julie Kleffel, Seacoast’s community banking executive tells American Banker, “Speed to delivery is crucial to any small business, customers live very busy lives. … This takes some of the tedium and stress out of the process.”; the bank has already booked more gains from SBA loans in Q1 2018 than they did in all of 2017; the move shows community banks are becoming more open to fintech partnerships as they look to improve tech and customer relationships. Source.

Todd is the Chief Product Officer of LendIt Fintech.

He is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists.

He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences.

He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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