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Bridging the Gap Between Capital Providers and Midsize Companies

There are many innovative companies creating new tools for middle-market capital transactions, including: Cerebro Capital, a middle-market lending platform.

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A $2T Credit Boom Leaves America's Smaller Firms Out

Cerebro Capital, an online platform that allows middle-market borrowers to source credit facilities, saw a surge in demand for its services amid the tighter lending market.

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Cerebro Capital Wins Moxie Award for its Innovative Growth Strategy

Cerebro Capital announced it has received the Moxie Award for showing innovation and boldness at every phase of its growth strategy. From 140 finalists, Cerebro was recognized as the winner in the Financial Services category in the DC metropolitan area.


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Cerebro Capital Facilitates Over $100mm in Financings to Middle-Market Companies

Cerebro Capital announced they had recently assisted clients in securing over $100mm in financings. The technology driven commercial lending marketplace to the lower and middle market assisted companies looking for debt across numerous structures including senior and junior cash flow, asset based, equipment financing, recurring revenue, et al. Some of the highlights:

Baltimore startup Cerebro Capital earns patent on AI tech that predicts bank loans

Cerebro Capital started exploring the possibilities of artificial intelligence long before products like ChatGPT and MidJourney made the technology one of the hottest investments in the country. Now, the Baltimore startup is looking to capitalize on the AI trend after getting a patent for its technology earlier this year and raising millions in new funding.

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How Midsize Companies Can Access Capital in Turbulent Times

Middle market companies can no longer rely on past capital providers to get the best deal. The right deal, with terms that benefit you, may be with a lender you don’t even know yet. Cerebro Capital is featured as a solution with data-driven lender marketplace and matching.

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Cerebro Capital Announces Patent Issued for Artificial Intelligence Derived Anonymous Marketplace

Cerebro Capital is pleased to announce that a patent for its groundbreaking AI Derived Anonymous Marketplace has been issued. The patent, a culmination of a four year rigorous process with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, represents a significant milestone for the company.

Want More Problem-Solving Solutions? Invest In Black Female Voices

When seeking funding, we receive less venture capital and have a tougher time securing loans, and when we do, we often receive less financing than we need or higher interest rates. We need to unlock the considerable resources available to startups that are out of reach for many Black women founders. Cerebro Capital is highlighted as a solution.

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Will Competition for C&I Loans Lead to Looser Underwriting?

Cerebro Capital's data and research on the state of the market. Banks and nonbanks are expected to vie for more commercial business this year, and nonbanks already have signaled a willingness to ease lending standards in order to win business.

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Cerebro Capital Facilitates Over $111MM in Financings

Cerebro Capital recently announced they had facilitated $111MM in financings for 28 companies looking for debt across numerous structures including senior and junior cash flow, asset based, equipment financing, recurring revenue, et al.

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Harbor Bank, Cerebro Capital target minority-owned businesses with $50M loan program

The Harbor Bank of Maryland is teaming up with Cerebro Capital to provide $50 million in small business loans with the goal of aiding minority-owned businesses in the Baltimore-Washington region.The program will grant individual loans of up to $2 million and will target minority-owned businesses that "traditionally have been underserved by the commercial credit market."

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Cerebro Capital Featured in The Tech Tribune's 2023 Best Tech Startups in Baltimore

Cerebro Capital selected as one of the Best in Baltimore. The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: Revenue potential, Leadership team, Brand/product traction and Competitive landscape.

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The Harbor Bank of Maryland Teams up with Baltimore FinTech Cerebro Capital and Commits $50 million to Special Loan Program for Underserved Small Businesses

Special loan program with exclusive terms to minority-owned small businesses within the Baltimore-Washington Metro region expanding access to commercial credit.

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Cerebro Capital Facilitates $60MM in Financings

Cerebro Capital recently facilitated in the closing of $60MM in debt financings to several companies.

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Cerebro Hits $3.3B Milestone

Cerebro Capital hits milestone of $3.3B in proposed loan commitments and hires two Managing Directors to support growth

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16 Ways Banks Will Need to Change to Survive Advances in FinTech

Cerebro: Banks and lending institutions have an opportunity to use technology to solve a big source of frustration for their corporate borrowers: What does it take to unlock improved loan types and rates?

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Cerebro Capital Completes $18MM in Recent Transactions

$10 million recurring revenue facility to a sponsor-backed software provider to non-profit organizations. $6 million equipment finance loan to a hospitality group for the purchase of equipment. $2 million bank asset-based line of credit for a fast-growing metals fabricator.

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Non-Bank Lenders Forecast Demand Increase and Economic Downturn in 2022

Cerebro Capital reports middle-market lending standards continued to ease, based on results from survey on non-bank lending for middle-market commercial and industrial loans.

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Cerebro Capital Provides $14.5MM Asset-Based Facility and Senior Loan Facility

Cerebro Capital raised a $5 million asset-based facility for the manufacturer of innovative medical devices and was engaged by a private equity sponsor to secure a $9.5 million senior facility for the acquisition of a long tenured architectural glass business.

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Cerebro Bolsters Leadership Team with Two Executive Hires

Fast growing commercial loan marketplace builds out business development and marketing to support new client demand.

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Cerebro Adds Two Managing Directors

Cerebro Capital has named John Robinson and James Paterson as managing directors of credit origination.

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Bracing Mid-Market Firms for Financing Volatility

"According to Cerebro Capital Founder and CEO Matt Bjonerud, middle-market corporations can struggle to manage the loans they already have..."

Main Street Loan Demand Surges on Cerebro Capital

"In the month of October alone, Cerebro clients have closed over $60 million in MSLP loans, representing the largest increase in MSLP loan activity Cerebro has seen since..."

M&A activity picked up in Q4 2020

Baltimore fintech company Cerebro Capital offers a look at indicators that show commercial lending activity is picking back up after the initial pandemic slowdown. Mergers and acquisitions played a role.

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Cerebro Sees Surge of Demand for Main Street Lending

"US-based operating companies use Cerebro’s platform to predict the terms of the business loans that they are likely to get based on their performance..."

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In Her Own Words: Lacey Campbell Manages Market Shock

"While larger companies waited to have more information before changing strategies or developing new service models, we went full steam ahead on all hiring plans and strategic initiatives."

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Cerebro Capital's Trick? Automating Compliance in a Loan Marketplace

“We can show borrowers the lenders that can do the deals they want without telling the lenders that the borrowers are even looking..."

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Cerebro Capital Snags Funding

"Cerebro Capital, a digital commercial loan marketplace, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding..."

Cerebro Capital Is Using Data to Help Midsize Companies Find Loans

"Over a decade working in corporate banking, Bjonerud saw that midsize companies often struggled to find loans, whereas bigger corporations had powerful yet expensive tools..."

Cerebro Raises New Capital to Expand Its Loan Marketplace

"Designed for middle market corporate borrowers and lenders, Cerebro addresses two key components of the commercial loan process..."

Cerebro Capital Is Using Data to Help Midsize Companies Find Loans

"Over a decade working in corporate banking, Bjonerud saw that midsize companies often struggled to find loans, whereas bigger corporations had powerful yet expensive tools..."

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U.S. Based Cerebro Secures More Venture Capital Funding

"Cerebro further noted that during the first quarter of 2020, it connected to more than 650 bank and non-bank lenders and saw the number of inquiries surge..."

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