SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acima Credit, a fintech company that specializes in point of sale finance solutions, announced today that CEO Aaron Allred will be speaking at the LendIt USA conference March 7 at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center in New York.
LendIt is the largest conference series connecting the global online lending community. Allred will be speaking on the Point of Sale Market: A Trillion Dollar Opportunity panel, and will share his experience leading Acima to be one of the fastest-growing point of sale finance providers in the nation.
During the summer of 2013, Allred founded Acima Credit (formerly Simple Finance). He presently serves as CEO and chairman of the board. Allred's responsibilities include setting Acima’s strategic and cultural direction, building and leading its executive team, and prioritizing its capital allocations. With Acima, he has found a unique way to provide a technology driven point of sale finance solution for customers, irrespective of their credit position. Since its inception, Acima has grown exponentially, employing more than 250 people, and is on pace to underwrite more than 500,000 applications in 2017.
“It’s an honor to represent Acima at LendIt, especially in light of the distinguished panel of experts that will be present,” said Allred. “LendIt is now the biggest event for the online lending industry and we’re overjoyed to be part of it.”
Based in Salt Lake City, Acima Credit is a fintech company that specializes in point of sale finance. Acima helps retail merchants reach a segment of the population that was previously unavailable to them, while simultaneously helping consumers purchase the things they need in a way that makes sense.
LendIt is the world's largest event series dedicated to connecting the fintech and lending community. Their conferences bring together the leading lending platforms, investors, and service providers in the industry for unparalleled educational, networking and business development opportunities. LendIt hosts three conferences annually; LendIt USA, LendIt Europe in London and LendIt China in Shanghai. LendIt USA 2017 will be held in New York from March 6 - 7. Learn more at http://www.lendit.com/.