Episode 55

Published on:

18th Dec 2023

Skyrocketing Business Credit for Savvy Entrepreneurs! w/ Walt Levengood, VP, Strategy & Revenue, Nav

Walt Levengood, VP of Strategy and Revenue of Nav, a groundbreaking financial technology company, shares his profound insights on navigating small businesses' financial health. Throughout the discussion, Walt highlights the critical role of fintech in equipping businesses with crucial financial tools they need for growth. He covers how the acquisition of TillFul and Nuula drives Nav's mission further and addresses numerous small business owners' challenges in the rapidly evolving fintech landscape. Moreover, he underscores the importance of data-driven solutions in enhancing business financing decisions and discusses Nav's unique data strategies in building customer credit files.

Here are three key takeaways from this episode that you won't want to miss:

1️⃣ Secret to Financial Success with Data-Driven Solutions for Small Businesses

2️⃣ The Game-Changing Acquisitions of Nuula and Tilllful That Sets Nav Apart from the Competition

3️⃣ Stopping the Death Rate of Small Businesses

Join us as we dive deep into the world of fintech and uncover the strategies that are helping small businesses thrive.

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Time Stamps:

01:17 Introduction to FinTech Confidential

01:34 Guest Introduction: Walt Levengood from Nav

02:07 Walt's Journey into FinTech

03:34 Walt's Experience with Nav

04:37 Nav's Mission and Vision

05:55 Nav's Recent Acquisitions: TillFul and Nuula

07:07 Nav's Unique Position in the FinTech Landscape

08:21 Nav's Role in Building Credit Files for Small Businesses

13:36 Nav's No-Touch Environment

24:19 Future of FinTech for Small Businesses

25:40 Conclusion and Final Thoughts

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Walt Levengood: Walt is the VP of Sales and Business Development at Nav. He has a proven track record in new market penetration, new product development, profit expansion, and raising capital from venture firms and Wall Street. Walt has an entrepreneurial mentality and a work ethic guided by metrics and teamwork. At Nav, Walt is responsible for leveraging a data-driven, personalized, consistent user experience across all touchpoints. He facilitates the connection between Nav’s customers and lenders/credit providers across multiple fulfillment channels and focuses on Nav’s continued business development, strategic relationships, and experience innovations. Walt has been with Nav for five years. Before Nav, he was an Advisor at Talech and FinXTech and the Chief Strategy Officer at Bizfi, where he helped launch the first aggregation platform for small businesses. He holds a BS in Marketing from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Nav : Nav is the leading financial health platform for small businesses. Using real business data and proprietary scoring, Nav gives small-business owners transparency in finding the right loan, credit card, banking, and other business service options. Nav’s unique financial health platform shows cash flow, credit insights, and suggested financing options. It is the only place small business owners can see what financing they may qualify for before they apply. Nav’s platform seamlessly integrates with other software and websites, making it the leading embedded finance solution for SMBs.

Tedd Huff: Tedd Huff is the Founder of Volayre, a FinTech-focused management consulting firm, providing expertise in Banking-as-a-Service, Payment Facilitation, and a range of services for banks, merchants, and tech companies in areas like partnership strategy, product management, and digital asset transfer. He is also the President & Founder of DD3 Media. He is also the executive producer and host of Fintech Confidential, a DD3 media production.

Over the past 24 years, he has contributed to FinTech startups as an Advisory Board Member, Co-Founder, and Chief Experience Officer, providing strategic and tactical direction for Global Payments OpenEdge, Heartland Payments, Nuvei, and TSYS, among others, focusing on growth while delivering innovation, process improvements and user experience-driven value to simplify the complexity of payments.

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