Valiant announces partnership with Octomedia to launch Inside Small Business LoanConnect
Leading fintech business loan marketplace, Valiant and Inside Small Business publisher Octomedia, announced the official launch of an exclusive partnership to bring business loan solutions to Australia’s small business community.
The partnership is a major Australian publishing first which delivers an exclusive business loan search and application portal as a co-branded offer: Inside Small Business LoanConnect.
By dynamically accessing Valiant’s panel of 35+ leading lenders, Inside Small Business LoanConnect compares small business owner’s loan requests to the lender’s credit criteria. Matching works instantaneously through Valiant’s proprietary marketplace technology – saving business owner’s time and stress.
Valiant Co-founders, Alex Molloy and Richard Cotton expressed excitement for the new partnership.
Alex Molloy: “The small business lending market has grown extremely fast, yet remains a complex and stressful space for Australia’s 2 million SMB owners to find, compare and apply for business finance.”
“Our business loan marketplace helps small business owners quickly navigate this lending landscape, and we’ve now been successful in finding millions of dollars in small loans for business owners. We look forward to increasing our reach with Inside Small Business LoanConnect and serving more customers.”
Richard Cotton: “Our partnership with Octomedia through Inside Small Business is a natural fit as a result of our shared goal of helping small businesses gain financial and operational success.”
“It gives us great pleasure to be able to power Inside Small Business LoanConnect with Valiant’s market leading loan matching algorithm and user experience. We’ve built the platform to be configurable from the ground up and are extremely excited to use the technology as a platform to build a strong partnership with Octomedia, a group that really shares our passion in helping small business.”
Octomedia CEO, Oliver Ranck emphasised Octomedia’s drive to help the small business community make better financial decisions.
Oliver Ranck: “One of the most difficult challenges for any business is finance, securing, sourcing and making the right choice of finance is fundamental for future success. Creating tools to make this process easier for time poor business owners is fundamental, we’re proud to form a strategic relationship with Valiant to provide an easy to use snapshot of finance options and lenders across Australia to our business readers.”
“At Inside Small Business we hunt for the best news, views and reports to assist our business readers, now we take it to the next level in providing the community with a valuable business tool.”
Through the Inside Small Business LoanConnect, small businesses owners can access more than fifty business loan options including: secured and unsecured term loans, business overdrafts, lines of credit, equipment finance, debtor finance, merchant cash advances, and business credit cards.
Access to Inside Small Business LoanConnect can be found at: www.insidesmallbusiness.com.au/loanconnect
2016 is proving to be a productive year for Valiant with numerous announcement wins including: a partnership announcement with Mark Boris’ YBR group, a capital raise headlined by Westpac/Reinventure and H2 Ventures, and selection as a NSW Government fintech ambassador to Tel Aviv, Israel.