Black Book Integrates its Automotive VIN Data into Agora Data Product Suite

Addition of Black Book data provides greater precision to Agora Data’s platform for auto dealers and finance companies

Lawrenceville, GA (June 15, 2022) – Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent, and precise vehicle pricing and analytics, today announced the integration of its VIN-specific valuations and insights into the Agora Data product suite. The data integration allows Agora Data to improve the precision and effectiveness of its auto dealer financing capabilities.

Agora Data empowers auto dealers and finance companies with access to liquidity, affordable capital, and sophisticated tools to help grow their businesses and build wealth.

“Our market-leading platform offers auto dealers a competitive advantage via analytics, affordable capital, and bulk loan purchasing. We are combining our $76 billion in market data with Black Book’s current and forecasted valuation data to provide our customers with precision insights that can help them save time, maximize profits, and reduce risk,” said Steve Burke, CEO of Agora Data.

“We’re proud that our VIN-specific data is enhancing Agora Data’s products,” said Jared Kalfus, President, Black Book. “Innovative companies like Agora Data are leading positive change in the industry amid so much uncertainty.”  

Black Book data is available in Agora Data’s suite now. For more information about Agora’s suite of dealer resources, including its free technology platform with real-time data, visit or call 1-877-592-4672.

About Black Book

Black Book® is a leading provider of automotive vehicle pricing and analytical services that are delivered to industry-qualified users through mobile, online, and Data as a Service applications. Since 1955 Black Book has continuously evolved to ensure that it achieves its goal of delivering mission-critical information to its customers, along with the insight necessary to successfully buy, sell, and lend. Black Book data is published daily by National Auto Research, a Hearst company, and maintains offices in Georgia as well as Toronto, where Canadian Black Book is based. For more information, please visit or call 800.554.1026

About Agora Data

Agora Data is a leading auto fintech firm with a robust platform that delivers a suite of tools to empower auto dealers and finance companies to finance their non-prime customers. Agora’s family of auto finance products provides a wide range of critical funding paths so originators can obtain the cash they need to fuel growth, compete, and build wealth. Powered by patent pending technology, originators can access real-time data analytics and planning resources to help optimize the performance of their portfolios. Agora Data made history by closing the first-ever crowdsourced subprime auto securitization in 2020 and continually brings groundbreaking products to an underserved market. For more information, visit or contact us at 1-877-592-4672.

Media contact:
Shelly Vandeven
(682) 284-4130

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