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Growing the defi SOLUTIONS Platform and Vision with Bain Capital Ventures

Bain_defi_180118.jpgYou know your year is off to a fantastic start when Bain Capital Ventures invests in your product and vision!

According to Brian Goldsmith, senior principal at Bain Capital Ventures, “aside from a great product and strong team,” several external factors led to his company’s desire to invest $55 million and partner with defi. Among these is the freedom defi gives lenders to remain competitive by “being nimble, data-driven, and more responsive to the shifting consumer and industry landscapes.”

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Lending Leader defi SOLUTIONS Earns SMU Caruth Dallas 100

We are so proud to announce that The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the SMU Cox School of Business has ranked defi SOLUTIONS #37 on the top 100 fastest-growing privately-held businesses in the Dallas area.

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Auto Structuring: The Force is With Us

Editor’s Note: Everyone knows him as the bad boy of the defiveBoyz (Ed Kisinger, Kevin Perkins, Theo Vaughn, Sam Blount, Christian Wilcoxsen), but Christian is so much more: the self-proclaimed brain of the band, a "brooder" (he calls it deep and thoughtful concentration.)  Here’s his story.

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT ON REPAY | Auto Lender Wins With defi Partnership

REPAY.pngFor lenders, accepting electronic payments for auto loans isn’t just expected. It’s a huge component in a great business model. Start-up subprime auto lender Arivo Acceptance recognized this from the get go. With a focus on providing innovative services and simple, transparent, and fair auto loan solutions, Arivo was eager to offer advanced technology solutions to automate its servicing department and enable it to receive and process electronic payments. Arivo needed the solution they chose to integrate with both the defi SOLUTIONS loan origination system (defi LOS) and loan management software and servicing system (defi SERVICING) to solve some of their toughest challenges:

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New Lending Technology Efficiencies Get You More With Less

Blog-TimeForTech.pngWhether it’s more hours in a day, more profitability, or both, and regardless of where you are in your business’s lifecycle, your finance company can achieve more with less by embracing new lending technology.

How do you do it? defi CEO and Chief Constant Improver, Stephanie Alsbrooks, recently gave some great advice in an article for Non-Prime Times.

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Thanks to defi TEAM and COMMUNITY We're a DMN Top 100 Place to Work

defi_top_100_1.gifGREAT NEWS! defi SOLUTIONS has earned a spot on the list of Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work. This was defi’s first time to be nominated, and we’re thrilled to be named #21 in the Small Company category!

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The 3 Coolest Features of the defi LOS

defive_Boyz_2.jpgEditor’s note: The “defive boyz,” comprised of Ed Kisinger, VP of product management, as well as defi IT guru Sam Blount and product managers Kevin Perkins, Theo Vaughn, and Christian Wilcoxson, was one of the great acts that debuted at this year’s defi FEST 2017. The following is a recap of the band’s experience as told by Vaughn.

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Job Swap Crafts an Improved defi EXPERIENCE

Job_Swap_1-1.jpgAccording to the Harvard Business Review, companies are the clear winners when their team members “job craft” and “play to their strengths, motives, and passions” by redesigning their work tasks, the people with whom they work, and their mindset about their jobs. This is exactly what happened when two of our directors, Natalie Pedigo and Amanda Hein, recently swapped roles and improved the defi EXPERIENCE for clients as well as the lending technology and financial services industry.

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT ON AUL | Vehicle Service Contracts: Maximize performance and profitability

AUL Service ContractsAUL vehicle service contracts—also known as extended warranties—offer a unique opportunity for auto finance providers to positively impact portfolio performance and overall profitability in many ways. Rarely can a single product or program have such a dramatic impact on multiple core finance operations, but AUL can and does, and that’s exactly what makes AUL the trusted partner of more than 70 auto finance providers across the nation.

Here’s just a few ways a successful AUL service contract program can work for you:

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT ON LEXISNEXIS RISK SOLUTIONS | Credit Risk and Regional Variation

LexisNexis Risk SolutionsMany flagship credit scoring models are created by sampling a population that represents the spectrum of credit risk within the entire US population. This strategy can work well for lenders with a nationwide footprint. However, lenders that do business in select regions can have significant aberrations in the performance of their model if the model does not consider attributes that account for regional variations.

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