Equipment Fintech On The Rise APPROVE Featured in Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The Greater Wilmington Business Journal featured an outstanding article about APPROVE and our recent Series A Funding
Fintech startup APPROVE gets $3M - plans to 3X its Wilmington, NC workforce
APPROVE will bring as many as 50 new tech jobs to this coastal city in the coming months, as the company embarks on an expansion fueled by a $3 million Series A funding round recently completed with support from Cofounders Capital, Live Oak Ventures and VentureSouth.
APPROVE Speeds Vendor Sales with Automated Financing Approvals
APPROVE’s tech-driven platform for equipment finance now enables qualifying buyers to receive automated financing approvals in a matter of seconds. APPROVE’s API allows lenders that wish to participate to easily link to this automated technology. This new capability is the latest in a suite of features APPROVE has added to help equipment sellers find greater success across all sales channels.
APPROVE OEM brings the power of captive finance to manufacturers of all sizes
APPROVE has launched yet another innovative tech solution for the B2B equipment payments industry. This time it's a platform that enables equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of all sizes to offer a turnkey, custom-branded Virtual Captive Finance program to their distributors. You can read the full press release on the Equipment Leasing and Financing Association (ELFA) website.
Monitor Icon Award Recognizes APPROVE CEO as Disruptor in Equipment Finance Industry
APPROVE Founder and CEO Robert Preville received the Monitor Disruptor Icon award last week as part of the Monitor’s 2022 Icon Awards announced in the convention magazine that circulated at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s 61st annual event in Orlando.
‘APPROVE on the Move’ mobile app helps equipment sales teams offer financing with ease
The APPROVE on the Move app is available for both Apple and Android platforms. It is the latest tool APPROVE has rolled out to help boost equipment sales by making it easy to present embedded financing options at every point of influence along the buyer’s journey.
APPROVE releases Chrome extension for easy finance quoting
APPROVE’s SaaS solution uses advanced technology to match equipment finance applications with the ideal lending solutions from its curated network of lenders. In a matter of seconds, APPROVE can provide estimated monthly financing costs that can help equipment buyers better understand their buying power.
KWIPPED Rebrands as APPROVE
KWIPPED Inc. announced today that they have changed their name and will now do business as APPROVE. Launched in 2015, KWIPPED is a B2B equipment marketplace and e-commerce platform that enables businesses to efficiently rent, buy or finance a wide range of equipment from a network of participating equipment suppliers. The company developed a tech-enabled equipment finance solution, which was embedded into the KWIPPED platform.
Leica Geosystems Launches APPROVE Technology for Point-of-Sale Equipment Financing
Leica Geosystems announced today the launch of a new, tech-driven equipment financing solution for their eCommerce customers called, APPROVE.
APPROVE Data Confirms Post-Pandemic Recovery Trend for Restaurant/Food Services Industry
Purchasing activity and financing approval rates in the foodservice equipment industry are rebounding at a rapid pace, evidence that restaurants are staging a strong comeback from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data released this month by KWIPPED Inc., which runs an online B2B equipment marketplace and fuels equipment-financing deals through its SaaS solution, APPROVE.
KWIPPED Re-Engineers Equipment Sales with Integrated Point-of-Sale Financing Tech called, “APPROVE”
APPROVE was developed in response to marketplace suppliers requesting the financing technology for their own direct customers. APPROVE integrates equipment financing at the point-of-sale through a digital quoting engine that is linked to a network of the nation’s top lenders, which compete to earn financing opportunities from equipment buyers.
KWIPPED Receives Funding from Wolfpack Investor Network
KWIPPED Inc., the Wilmington, NC-based tech startup, received investment funding from the Raleigh, NC-based Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN). The investment, which involved the Endowment Fund for North Carolina State University, an institutional member of WIN, is part of a bridge round between KWIPPED’s series seed round and their anticipated 2018 Series A round.