ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LendingPoint, the AI-driven CreditTech platform that provides one-stop financing solutions for consumers, e-commerce and point-of-sale partners, and lending institutions, today announced that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing CEO Tom Burnside as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022 at its Builders and Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Burnside as one of the top entrepreneurs across multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. Burnside is a highly skilled financial services leader, patent developer, and trusted data scientist with more than 25 years of industry experience, who co-founded LendingPoint in 2014. As CEO, Burnside shares his vision and expertise for protecting, nourishing, and growing each customer’s financial future, developing a customer-first credit-scoring model that has refined and personalized the lending experience.
“I am honored to be selected by Goldman Sachs as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022,” said Burnside. “Amid a year of economic uncertainty, LendingPoint continues to showcase growth and momentum by prioritizing the customer journey as a life-long financial partner. This acknowledgment is a true testament to everything that we continue to build day in and day out.”
“We’re delighted to recognize Tom Burnside as one of the most exceptional entrepreneurs of 2022,” said David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “They have made extraordinary contributions to a wide range of fields, and all of us are looking forward to meeting with these innovative thinkers.”
In addition to honoring the most exceptional entrepreneurs, the Builders and Innovators Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
LendingPoint is an AI-driven CreditTech platform that provides financing origination solutions to consumers, for ecommerce and point of sale partners, and lending institutions. The company’s fraud prevention, risk and asset management algorithms are used to create financing opportunities across the credit spectrum. Its LendingPoint Merchant Solutions platform provides ecommerce platforms, merchants, and other service providers fully integrated, one-stop financing solutions to convert more customers.
For the past four years, LendingPoint has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies, ranking 17th in 2019. LendingPoint ranked on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list in 2019, 2020 and 2021 and was honored as one of the top 40 fastest growing companies in Atlanta by the ACG in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. LendingPoint also was named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. LendingPoint is a privately held company headquartered in metro Atlanta, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Dallas. LendingPoint, LLC owns and operates the LendingPoint platform.