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FINANCIAL | Lending
contigofinancial.com

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Stage

Merger | Merged

Total Raised

$100K

About Contigo Financial

Contigo is disrupting the subprime lending industry by offering financial products to those with the least access to them, partnering with employers to provide socially-responsible short-term, low-cost loans offered as a benefit to employees who lack strong credit histories. Credit is extended to employees through a robust web-based platform and underwriting model. Contigo is a graduate of the Jumpstart Foundry accelerator program and a winner of Vanderbilt University's Sohr Grant for startups.

Contigo Financial Headquarter Location

530 Church Street Suite 301

Nashville, Tennessee, 37219,

United States

615-200-8530

Latest Contigo Financial News

Emerge Financial Wellness and Contigo Financial Join Forces -- Merge Leadership Teams -- SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

Jul 1, 2013

Browse Press Releases Emerge Financial Wellness and Contigo Financial Join Forces -- Merge Leadership Teams SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emerge Financial Wellness, a leading workplace-based financial wellness provider has merged with Nashville, Tenn.-based Contigo Financial to offer responsible consumer lending products. Under terms of the deal, Contigo will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of San Francisco-based Emerge and will provide immediate direct lending capacities to the financial wellness company. The combined company will operate under the Emerge Financial Wellness brand and will establish headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. Mario Avila, founder of Contigo, will become CEO of the company. Jonathan Harrison, founder of Emerge will serve as Chief Program Officer, focused on developing the next generation of the company's innovative online workplace financial education platforms. Serious Change, LP a social investment fund and lead investor in the company has invested in the restructure of the two companies. "A main tenet of Emerge's financial wellness program is to help bring customers into mainstream banking relationships, but often the barrier to entry is difficult for struggling customers to overcome. With Contigo Financial's responsible consumer lending model, Emerge can help employees build credit and start on the path to a more stable financial future," Harrison said. Avila added: "I am excited to build the leading financial wellness program to address the specific needs of workers at all levels—from expert education and guidance to socially responsible financial products. Employees overwhelmingly want financial wellness programs in the workplace and employers are recognizing that financial well-being is a cornerstone to a healthy and productive workforce. " About Emerge Emerge is a workplace-based wellness program that helps every employee plan a sound financial future. Started in 2010 in San Francisco by a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Emerge provides financial wellness assessments, best-in-class financial education resources, as well as one-on-one counseling and credit-building products to approximately 28,000 enrolled employees. Named to Bloomberg Businessweek's 2013 "Best for the World List," Emerge is a B-certified social business with a commitment to helping employees successfully reach their financial goals. www.emergefinancialwellness.com About Contigo Contigo is disrupting the subprime lending industry by offering innovative financial products to those with the least access to them, partnering with employers to provide socially-responsible short-term, low-cost loans offered as a benefit to employees who lack strong credit histories. Credit is extended to employees through a robust web-based platform and proprietary underwriting model. Contigo is a graduate of the Jumpstart Foundry accelerator program and a winner of Vanderbilt University's Sohr Grant for startups. Media Contact: Mario Avila, Emerge Financial Wellness, 615-649-0709 ext. 101, mavila@emergebenefit.com News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com SOURCE Emerge Financial Wellness

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Expert Collections containing Contigo Financial

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Contigo Financial is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Digital Lending.

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