Co-Founder and U.S. Managing Director of Funding Circle
Sam Hodges is co-founder and U.S. managing director of San Francisco-based
Funding Circle, which provides an online marketplace for small business lending. He is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction and day-to-day operation of the company in the United States.
There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
Transparency matters for a company's culture, because it builds trust and stronger relationships among employees, management and the company itself.
This growing trend in investing presents yield and diversification opportunities.
As your company grows, new team members won't know the values you launched with unless the leadership team makes it a priority.
Control What You Can
Focus on these elements to keep steering the ship on the right course.
A new breed of online, nonbank lenders is using innovative technology, alternative data and fresh credit models to offer financing to modest companies.
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