Flexiti Financial wins LendIt Award for "Emerging Consumer Lending Platform"

NEW YORK, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - LendIt, the world's largest conference in lending and fintech, announced that Flexiti Financial has been named the top "Emerging Consumer Lending Platform" during the first annual LendIt Awards held in New York City. Flexiti Financial's POS financing technology was recognized as having the greatest potential to impact the future of consumer lending by a panel of over 30 industry experts and influencers across North America.

"Tonight, we couldn't be more thankful to the organizers and judges for recognizing Flexiti Financial with this award," said Peter Kalen, Founder and CEO, Flexiti Financial. "I speak for the entire Flexiti Financial team when I say that we're overwhelmed by the recognition and confident about our future as the leading POS lending platform for retailers."

Selected amongst numerous applicants across North America, Flexiti Financial competed against five finalists within its category. Winners were announced on March 7 at The LendIt Awards Ceremony in New York City.

"Having been on the front lines of emerging and later stage FinTech companies for the past five years, we wanted to unveil our own best of the best industry accolades," said Jason Jones, Co-Founder, LendIt. "We were positively overwhelmed with the high number and caliber of entrees. These finalists represent the most innovative companies that are radically improving financial services through technology."

Awards winners can be seen here.

About Flexiti Financial
Flexiti Financial is a Canadian sales financing company founded in 2013. They help retail businesses increase sales by providing instant consumer financing at the (POS), with higher approval rates and superior customer service compared to other providers. Using Flexiti Financial's mobile application process, customers can apply for financing and receive approval within minutes – no paperwork, scanning or mailing, plus retailers get paid within two business days. Today, over 5,000 customers use Flexiti financing in 1,000+ locations across Canada. Flexiti Financial is backed by some of Canada's leading investors including Globalive Capital Inc. Learn more at flexitifinancial.com.

About LendIt
LendIt is the world's largest event series connecting the fintech and lending community. Our conferences bring together the leading lending platforms, investors, and service providers for unparalleled educational, networking, and business opportunities.

LendIt hosts three conferences annually: our flagship conference LendIt USA, LendIt Europe and LendIt China. LendIt USA 2017 was held in New York from March 6 - 7. Learn more at http://www.lendit.com/.

SOURCE Flexiti Financial

For further information: Ruhee Rajan, rrajan@flexitifinancial.com, 647.515.7843; Jason Kinnear, jkinnear@flexitifinancial.com, 647.291.8026

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