Category: Technology

McConnell Johnson Real Estate and WiredScore, which measures internet connectivity in office buildings, on Tuesday announced the first certified properties in the state of Delaware. Gov. John Carney, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzyckiand New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer joined Scott Johnson, McConnell Johnson Real Estate partner, for the announcement. Two office towers in Wilmington’s downtown…

First State Fintech Lab expands with new advisory board

By Dan Metz Special to Delaware Business Times Business ventures in Delaware start with a sit-down and a cup of coffee. First State Fintech Lab (FSFL) hopes to use that model to establish Delaware as a fintech leader in the United States. FSFL is made up entirely of volunteers: fintech experts and enthusiasts focused on…

Marlette Funding, LLC, developer and operator of the consumer-lending online platform for Best Egg personal loans, this week announced preliminary year-end results and key accomplishments for 2018. For the second consecutive year, the company achieved GAAP profit in the double-digit millions with an estimated profit increase of 79 percent year over year. “I am very…

Best Egg, the Wilmington-based consumer lending platform, has announced a partnership with financial planning provider SuperMoney. “Partnering with SuperMoney supports our mission of making money more accessible to allow people to enjoy life,” said Jeffrey Meiler, CEO of Marlette Funding LLC, which powers the Best Egg platform. “Our core values align and this partnership will…

The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce on December 11 hosted the 1st Annual Fintech Forum. Thirteen leaders in the financial services sector joined over 130 guests to discuss FinTech in the First State. Areas of discussion included the evolving regulatory and compliance landscape, the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, FinTech talent needs and emerging…