FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Aspire Financial Technologies

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FF2016-Logo-wdate-largeA look at the companies demoing live to 1,500+ fintech professionals on September 8 & 9, 2016. Register today.

Aspire was created in 2015 with a vision of re-imagining the technology infrastructure in the alternative and asset-backed lending markets. Aspire will demo the Aspire Gateway platform.


  • Networking tools for better access to market participants
  • Data management and analytics tools to provide standardized data reviews
  • Integrated loan processing, reporting and analytics tools

Why it’s great
Aspire Gateway breaks down the barriers separating alternative lending originators and investors, enabling better communication, enhanced visibility, and reduced reporting latency between participants.

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David Fry, Co-founder and CEO
Fry is a former head of global markets for DB Canada with more than 20 years of experience in credit and fixed income in senior leadership roles with large global banks and HFs in London, NY, and Toronto.

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Lecker has more than 25 years in the ABL industry in a variety of IT, finance, and operations roles. His experience includes senior management roles at AT&T Capital, Associates Fleet Services, and GE Capital.

Finovate Alumni News


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Around the web

  • PittsburghPost-Gazette feature on local fintech incubator SteelBridge Laboratories quotes Om Kundu, CEO of InSpirAVE. See InSpirAVE at FinovateFall in New York next week.
  • Massachusetts-based Randolph Savings Bank re-ups with Fiserv for front- and back-office technology.
  • Wipro announces partnership with Stibo Systems to offer Master Data Management (MDM) solutions.
  • looks at TransferWise and its growing independence from bank partners.
  • Jack Henry & Associates Awarded by Aite Group for Core Processing.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.