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Agora Data’s Steve Burke on New Technologies Providing Solutions to Successful Loans

The post-pandemic narrative about non-prime borrowers and their impact on the independent auto dealer goes something like this: Federal stimulus monies during the pandemic artificially inflated disposable incomes and helped many consumers pay down debt and buy new and used cars. Supply chain snarls choked the availability of chips most vehicles depend on just as …

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Agora Data’s Chris Barry Joins The Car Guy Coffee Podcast to Discuss the BHPH Industry

Chris Barry joined Lou Ramirez and Fred Lenartz of the Car Guy Coffee Podcast at NIADA’s 2022 Buy Here Pay Here Super Forum in Austin to discuss the state of the BHPH industry, good loan underwriting, and current economic conditions affecting auto dealers. “You’re losing three or four grand a copy when you do a …

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Agora Data Secures $100M Credit Facility From Credit Suisse

Agora Data, Inc., the FinTech company transforming automotive financing by providing U.S. independent auto dealers and finance companies precision loan performance analytics and access to ample, affordable capital, closed a $100 million revolving credit facility with Credit Suisse Group AG. This latest transaction facility allows Agora Data to accelerate and expand its ability to deliver …

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Steve Burke on Bringing Modern Tech to Auto Dealers in Interview with Fintech Nexus News

Agora Data brings modern tech to auto lenders What do you get if you take decades of experience in the automobile and finance industries and merge it with a quality machine learning model? In Steve Burke’s case, you get Agora Data, a company that helps any size of auto dealer compete with the big corporations …

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How Data and Artificial Intelligence Help Independent Dealers Fight Goliath – and Win

More than 3,000 years ago in the Valley of the Shephelah, the Philistine army attempted to invade what is now Israel. The Israelites met the Philistines and the conflict soon reached a state of gridlock. So the Philistines proposed that each military send its most fearsome warrior to engage in one-on-one combat. The outcome of …

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Why CECL ‘Is About to Get Real’

Agora Data SVP of Strategic Relationships, Jim Bass, talks to Auto Remarketing Podcast host Nick Zulovic on the potential impact on auto dealers with the implementation of Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) accounting standards.