Who We Are

The Innovative Lending Platform Association (ILPA) is a leading trade organization representing a diverse group of online lending and service companies serving small businesses. United by a shared commitment to the health and success of small businesses in America, the ILPA is dedicated to advancing best practices and standards that support responsible innovation and access to capital for small businesses. The ILPA, in partnership with the Association for Enterprise Opportunity, launched a model small business pricing disclosure called SMART (Straightforward Metrics Around Rate and Total Cost) Box. The SMART Box™ is focused on empowering small businesses to better assess and compare finance options.

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October 26, 2017

Canadian Lenders Association & Innovative Lending Platform Association Launch Smart Box in Canada

Seven Canadian Lenders commit to adopt landmark transparency tool TORONTO and WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Canadian Lenders Association (CLA) and the... View Article

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October 19, 2017

Lendio Joins Innovative Lending Platform Association

The Innovative Lending Platform Association (ILPA), consisting of the nation’s leading online small business lending platforms, today announced the appointment of Scott G. Stewart as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization.

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October 16, 2017

Innovative Lending Platform Association Taps Fintech Innovator Scott Stewart as New CEO

The Innovative Lending Platform Association (ILPA), consisting of the nation’s leading online small business lending platforms, today announced the appointment of Scott G. Stewart as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization.

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