This post is part of our live coverage of FinovateSpring 2014.
demonstrated how it can help small businesses get the funding they need while giving financial institutions data to help underwrite the loans:
“BodeTree is a very powerful two-sided platform that serves small businesses and their banking partners. On one side, the system enables small business owners to better manage their businesses and access the capital they need.
On the other side, it enables financial institutions to deliver a substantially improved customer experience and get the requisite (and reliable) data they need to profitably serve the small business segment.”
Presenting: Christopher Myers (CEO) and JT Archer (COO)
Product Launch: October 2013
Metrics: BodeTree has raised approximately $4.5M to date. Our investors include high net worth investors (including a former presidential cabinet member, head of small business practice at a large NYC private equity shop and CEO of a Fortune 500 company) and Greenline Ventures.
BodeTree has 12 full-time equivalent employees. As of April 2014, BodeTree is on track to have approximately 50,000 small business users and 13 funding partners.
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Business (B2B), through financial institutions
HQ: Denver, CO
Founded: December 2010