Items Tagged with 'Blend'


  • Optimal Blue joins for the second year as a gold sponsor

    Digital lending company Blend joins as a network sponsor
    Secondary marketing automation platform provider Optimal Blue has signed on as a gold sponsor of HousingWire’s summit for the second year. The summit, to be held June 13-14 in Charlotte, North Carolina, gathers mortgage marketers from around the country to gain insights from industry leaders, network with peers and learn how to Play to Win in today’s purchase market.
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  • Norcom Mortgage starts eClosing and the digital mortgage marches on

    Partnership with Pavaso offers customers eClosings, a common strategy in a tough market
    The rush toward the digital mortgage is still in full force. Today, Norcom Mortgage just became the first Connecticut-based lender to offer fully digital closings. Norcom will use Pavaso’s digital closing platform to float its new eClosing process dubbed “Swift Sign.”
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  • DocuTech integrates with Blend's digital platform

    Blend will bring ConformX and Solex to its customers
    DocuTech, a 2018 HousingWire Tech100 winner, recently announced it has integrated its document and eSignature solutions with the Blend platform to streamline the origination process. Blend CEO and co-founder Nima Ghamsari said partnering with Docutech will provide Blend a means to improve the origination process moving forward.
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  • Spruce raises $15.6M to disrupt title industry

    Additional investor involvement brings total Series A funding up to $19.1 million
    Self-proclaimed as the first digital native title company, Spruce is out to disrupt the paper-based title and escrow process as part of the real estate industry’s quickening march toward the digital mortgage. And now, the company has some new capital to aid its pursuit.
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  • Blend unveils expansion into homeowners' insurance space

    Allows digital insurance selection in application process
    On Monday, digital lending company Blend announced its expansion into a new space with the unveiling of Blend Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency that enables borrowers to shop for homeowners’ insurance during the mortgage application process.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Women of Influence: Irsal Alsanea

    Head of Technical Integrations at Blend
    Irsal Alsanea leads the integrations engineering group at Blend, the company behind many other companies’ ventures into the realm of digital mortgages. Alsanea pioneers integrations at Blend and played an integral role connecting Blend with large, established banks and their technology teams.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Rising Star: Grace Qi

    Product Manager of Intelligence at Blend

    An early employee at Blend, Grace Qi's contributions to the company have been a significant factor in its growth. Qi joined the startup as a product manager, heading up important data and connectivity projects that explored new approaches for how data could further serve borrowers and lenders.

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  • AFR Wholesale is mixing things up with Blend

    Another lender jumps on the digital loan platform bandwagon
    Surprise, surprise, another lender, AFR Wholesale, antes up, selecting Blend as the developer for its new digital loan application platform as momentum for a completely digital mortgage continues to build in the industry.
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