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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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  • Blend will offer digital mortgage platform directly to brokers

    AIME announces free access for its members
    On Wednesday, during a panel discussion at the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts' Mortgage Expert Workshop in Irvine, Calif., Blend CEO Nima Ghamsari announced the consumer lending technology platform has entered into a partnership with AIME to make the company’s digital mortgage solution available to the mortgage broker community.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Blend

    Blend Mobile allows LOs to manage their business from anywhere
    Launched in July 2017, Blend Mobile is the first native mobile application that allows LOs to manage their businesses, including borrower requests and applications, anytime and anywhere, bringing borrowers closer to their loan officers.
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  • Lennar partners with Blend to power its financing arm

    Will digitally streamline purchase process for Lennar customers
    Lennar, one of the largest homebuilders in the U.S., is now partnering with mortgage technology provider Blend, to power its financing arm. The new system will allow Lennar mortgages to close up to 10 days faster by cutting out unnecessary manual process.
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  • Fannie Mae approves Day 1 Certainty for Blend’s end-to-end digital mortgage platform

    Blend becomes first end-to-end platform to be approved for asset verification
    Fannie Mae approved its first end-to-end digital mortgage platform for its Day 1 Certainty on Tuesday. Blend, a Silicon Valley technology company propelling the consumer lending industry into the digital age, announced it became the first end-to-end platform to be approved to provide asset verification reports for Fannie’s Desktop Underwriter.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2017 HW Vanguard: Crystal Sumner

    Head of Legal at Blend
    Crystal Sumner leads the legal team at Blend, a Silicon Valley-based tech company transforming the more than $40 trillion consumer lending industry through partnerships with some of the largest, most complex lending organizations. In her role, Sumner is responsible for leading day-to-day legal affairs for the company, including risk management, commercial contracts, corporate governance and intellectual property, among other areas. 
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  • Looking to hire? Here’s how top mortgage companies are winning over new talent

    Tips from MBA Annual 2017
    [Commentary] Amid small talk around the exhibit hall and during interviews at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual convention and expo in Denver, I tossed in a side question on a current topic that’s been on my mind, “How are you locking in young professionals and what are you doing to retain them?” Here’s the feedback executives gave.
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  • Blend doubles down on mortgages, partners with Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank

    What will the company do with $100 million in funding?
    Since getting its start back in 2012, mortgage technology provider Blend has been a key player in bringing the mortgage industry into the digital world. And thanks to a recently announced $100 million in funding, the San Francisco-based company has a great runway for even more growth. Here’s what Nima Ghamsari, CEO and founder at Blend, sees ahead for the company.
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  • Investing in the future: Blend raises $100 million in series D funding

    Plans to move beyond mortgages
    Blend announced it raised $100 million in Series D funding, marking its second round of funding for the year. And now thanks to its mortgage success, which includes working with Wells Fargo and Movement Mortgage, the company revealed that it doesn’t want to stop at just mortgages. Here's what the CEO says he sees for the road ahead.
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