HubSpot Blog - defi SOLUTIONS

We’ve moved to Westlake! Join us at our defi SUMMIT 2018 grand opening event

solana-2We’ve come a long way from the six people we started with six years ago to the 100-plus strong we are today. And we’ve been busting at the seams in our office space for quite a while. But no longer We’ve moved!

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Johnson and Johnson: Two New Executive Team Rock Stars

BLOG-opt-3We’ve got two brand new rock-star members on our executive team and we want you to meet them: Lana Johnson and Scott Johnson (and no, they are not related)!

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defi TEAM Grabs First in the Fit Company Challenge

O2-fit-challengen a near-perfect spring day in Dallas, 40 members of the defi TEAM rocked the 2018 Spring Fit Company Challenge. 

And grabbed first place in the large division!

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EY Entrepreneur of the Year: Winner!

SA_EY_1.jpgThis 4th of July 2017, we have many reasons to celebrate! Our nation’s freedom and the freedom we extend to our lenders to do business as they choose. And the fireworks that went off two weekends ago when a panel of independent judges deemed defi CEO and founder Stephanie Alsbrooks a winner. 

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Stephanie Alsbrooks named Entreprenuer of the Year Finalist

SA_Finalist_Blog.jpgFantastic News! Stephanie Alsbrooks has been named a Southwest region finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year®! This prestigious program draws participants from over 60 countries and has honored entrepreneurs like Jeff Bezos of, Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn, and is now recognizing our favorite founder and CEO.

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Long Live defi Culture

Long Live defi CultureOur CEO and founder Stephanie Alsbrooks has culture in her blood. Company culture that is.

She continues a tradition today at defi SOLUTIONS that she started years ago in many past work lives in the auto lending industry, focusing on the important mission of bringing people together through work and play.

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defi ENGINEERING: A Culture of Iteration

Blog-Iterative.jpg"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." It's an old cliché that has proven especially applicable to successful engineering projects. Thomas Edison owned over 1000 patents, most of which never amounted to anything useful. WD-40's name is short for "Water Displacement, Formula 40," implying it was preceded by 39 failures. And Steve Jobs oversaw the release of numerous underwhelming products before he changed the world with the iPhone.

But in its earliest days, software engineering took a different approach.

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