New Feature: Apply for a Business Loan in 5 Minutes or Less

We know that filling out a business loan application can be a time-suck. That’s why we’re excited to tell you about our new marketplace feature that makes applying for loans much easier. Our in-app financing application cuts out 75% of the application process and lets you submit a business loan application in under 5 minutes! This feature is currently available for businesses applying to term loans from Lending Club and OnDeck Capital, with plans to add more lenders within the… Read More

Nav Named to Forbes Fintech 50 List and Now Helping Over 80,000 Business Owners!

We rarely sing our own praises, or much of anything after the karaoke incident, but we're thrilled Nav earned a spot on Forbes’ Fintech 50 list, which recognizes the most promising pioneers of financial technology. According to Forbes, those included are “destined to have a big impact on your financial future.” We’d also add the word “positive” before “impact." (more…)

Julia Pimsleur, author of Million Dollar Women, shares her experience as a female leader of a growing company

Julia Pimsleur is the author of Million Dollar Women, a book that was written to help more women entrepreneurs learn the “fundraising dance” and get their businesses to over $1M in revenues. In her book, Julia notes that over the past twenty years, women in the United States have started nearly twice as many businesses as men, but only 3 percent of all women business owners make revenues of one million dollars or more. Most are running "kitchen table businesses"… Read More

A Special Veteran’s Day Thank You

Today is Veteran's Day; a day to thank our service members past and present, for their sacrifice while serving. One of the veterans we would like to thank today is Tim Graczewski. A former Lieutenant in the Naval Reserve, he spent a year as lead economic development advisor at NATO’s Regional Command South Headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Leaving his wife and young son stateside, he served in a variety of duties, including helping small business owners by assisting pomegranate farmers… Read More

Solving For Small Business: Why I Joined Nav

A few months ago, in the process of putting final touches on my newest book, Finance Your Own Business: Get on the Financing Fast Track, I touched base with Levi King, CEO of the company that was then known as Creditera. We had last talked about 18 months prior, and I had found his company’s efforts to help business owners understand and manage their business credit scores and profiles intriguing enough to mention them in the book. I wanted to… Read More

Press Release: Creditera Changes Its Name to Nav, Launches Enhanced Small Business Financing Marketplace and Credit Tools

Acquires Fundastic, and introduces enhanced marketplace and user experience that makes it easier for business owners to get the best available financing   San Mateo, Calif. – October 21, 2015 – Creditera today announced that it has launched an enhanced marketplace for small business financing with recommendations based on their credit data and needs, and a first-of-its-kind, personal and business credit dashboard that guides business owners with personalized action plans. The launch of these features aligns with the company’s rebrand… Read More

Creditera is now Nav

New Name, New Features...Same Badassness I’m fired up to share some big news with the Creditera community.  We are now Nav. It’s more than just a name change though; it’s another step in our mission to help millions of small business owners navigate the complex world of business credit and finance, so they can confidently create the business of their dreams. (more…)

Nav acquires Fundastic, bolstering your access to financing tools

  Nav, formerly Creditera, is pleased to announce that we have acquired Fundastic, one of the web’s most valuable, objective resources for business owners to explore their financing options. The Fundastic acquisition is a key component of Nav’s mission to make it easier for businesses to manage their credit and financial health. Fundastic’s mission was to serve as an objective and transparent resource for business owners to learn about funding options. The information formerly available through Fundastic and now available… Read More

A New Chapter for Fundastic

I have some exciting news to share. Fundastic has been acquired by Nav, formerly Creditera. The brand and product will live on and Fundastic will remain free to our users via the Nav site. Nav and Fundastic share the same core value of always putting small businesses first. We couldn't think of a better partner to work with, to grow with and to serve small businesses around the country. Why? You might ask why Fundastic decided NOT to stay independent.… Read More

Introducing an Easier Way to Manage Your Credit and Financing Options

Nav has been rolling out some huge changes. We are always working behind the scenes to simplify the process of improving your business’s financial health, which in turn will save you money. Our most recent changes will make it easier for you to improve your credit and browse for financing offers tailored to you. Check it out. (more…)