Founder and CEO, Uplinq Financial Technologies, Ron Benegbi, spoke with Rachel Stone of Merger Market recently. They spoke about Uplinq's funding strategy, having raised $5.6 million since inception and about how raising again will allow Uplinq to accelerate growth. He elaborated that fresh funds would largely go toward sales and marketing, with additional capital put toward product development.

They also spoke about the customer base. Uplinq's customers are any small business lenders, including banks, credit unions, alternative lenders, online lenders and specialty lenders. Currently the team is working with six bank customers and another five banks and non-bank lenders are close in the pipeline. Uplinq has started to see inbound interest from banks and specialty lenders all over world.

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