For Third Consecutive Year, OppLoans Ranks in the Top 150 on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500™
Company continues its focus on building a better financial path for credit-challenged, middle income consumers through its top-rated, industry leading financial platform
CHICAGO, November 18, 2020 – OppLoans, a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help middle-income, credit-challenged consumers gain access to credit, announced it ranked 138th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America now in its 26th year. This is the third consecutive year OppLoans has received this recognition and has appeared in the top 150.
“It is an exciting honor to be a part of this prestigious list for the third year in a row. It is a true testament to our commitment to build a top customer-rated financial technology platform with the best available products and a five-star customer experience,” said Jared Kaplan, CEO, OppLoans. “We continue to remain focused on helping the millions of middle income consumers gain access to credit to help build a better financial path forward.”
Founded in 2012, OppLoans, in partnerships with banks and its mobile-first platform, facilitates the issuance of small dollar loans to credit-challenged, middle income consumers who are turned away by traditional financial providers. Through its mission, OppLoans seeks to provide financial inclusion and credit access through the best available products and an unwavering service commitment to customers.
“For more than 25 years, we’ve been honoring companies that define the cutting edge and this year’s Technology Fast 500 list is proof positive that technology — from software and digital media platforms, to biotech — truly does permeate so many facets of our lives,” said Paul Silverglate, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology sector leader. “We congratulate this year’s winners, especially during a time when innovation is needed more than ever to address the monumental challenges posed by the pandemic.”
“Each year the Technology Fast 500 listing validates how important technology innovation is to our daily lives. It was interesting to see this year that while software companies continued to dominate, biotech companies rose to the top of the winners list for the first time, demonstrating that new categories of innovation are accelerating in the pursuit of making life easier, safer and more productive,” said Mohana Dissanayake, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and industry leader for technology, media and telecommunications, within Deloitte’s audit and assurance practice. “We extend sincere congratulations to these well-deserved winners — who all embody a spirit of curiosity, and a never-ending commitment to making technology advancements possible.”
OppLoans previously ranked 91st as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2019 and ranked 86th as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2018. Overall, 2020 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 175% to 106,508% from 2016 to 2019, with median growth of 450%.
For a complete list of companies, please visit www.fast500.com.
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About Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 26th year, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2016 to 2019.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $US50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least $US5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
OppLoans is a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to offer accessible products and a top-rated experience to middle income, credit-challenged consumers. Through our unwavering commitment to customer service, we help consumers who are turned away by traditional providers build a better financial path. The company has facilitated the issuance of more than 1 million loans and has served more than 550,000 customers. OppLoans has been ranked as an Inc. 5000 company for five straight years and named the eighth fastest-growing Chicagoland company by Crain’s Chicago Business. The company maintains an A+ rating from the BBB and maintains a 4.9/5 star rating with more than 14,000 online customer reviews, making it one of the top customer-rated financial platforms online. For more information, please visit www.OppLoans.com.
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