Items Tagged with 'Blend'


  • 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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  • From HW Magazine

    2017 Women of Influence: Sarah Elliott

    Head of Compliance at Blend
    Sarah Elliott is responsible for all elements of Blend’s compliance infrastructure, including regulatory aspects of product design, consumer protection and privacy. Since joining Blend in May 2016, Elliott’s expertise has been an important element to the evolution of Blend’s platform.
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  • Blend premieres mobile app for lenders

    Allows on-the-go business management
    Mortgage technology company Blend premiered a new mobile application on Thursday for lenders, allowing them to operate and manage their business on the go. The move marks the latest step forward for the HousingWire 2017 Tech100 Winner.
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  • Here's why getting started with digital mortgages is less complicated than it seems

    The true process behind adopting digital mortgages
    There’s been a huge amount of discussion about how consumer lending is quickly going digital. The appetite we’re seeing in the market for digital solutions has grown significantly in the past couple of years and will only continue to increase. However, there is also a lot of talk about the obstacles surrounding the adoption digital mortgages. But the truth is that it doesn’t have to be so complicated.
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  • Blend and The Mortgage Collaborative partner to help more lenders go digital

    Small, mid-sized and community lenders can now better access technology
    The Mortgage Collaborative and Blend announced a partnership to bring the digital experience to a network of small, mid-sized, and community-based lenders. As a 2017 HousingWire Tech 100 winner, Blend is a Silicon Valley technology company that’s helping bring mortgages into the modern age. The Mortgage Collaborative is the latest lender to step up to the growing digital demand in housing.
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