In an interview in Forbes, Bluevine CEO and Co-Founder Eyal Lifshitz, gives some background on the history of his company and how it has evolved over time; Bluevine started as a factoring business that resonated with their small business customers because it was simpler to use but they soon realized they needed to offer other forms of financing; today they are one of the top five largest non-bank small business lenders in the country and expect to lend around $1 billion this year. Source.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.