By Alexander Petit
Online business lender Dealstruck, based in Carlsbad California, announced today its new, innovative way of sending capital to its borrowers. Drones. “It was the logical next step,” announced Ethan Senturia, Dealstruck’s CEO, “We have always been at the forefront of technological progress and wiring funds to our clients seemed so 2012. These drone deliveries further solidify our place as the market leader in tech innovation.
Dealstruck Loan Drone
The new delivery project has been in testing for weeks and has had much success according to the borrowers. “Dealstruck’s Loan Drone is the best,” remarked Carol Rogers, a client who used the service last week, “After my deal was funded, I logged on, popped in my address and a bag of cash arrived at my business in half an hour! I didn’t even have to go to the bank. Thanks, Dealstruck!”
Despite the initial successes of the new funds transfer method, the road to launch was plagued with hurdles. “Did we lose a few drones here and there during the testing phase? Sure that’s bound to happen. But we’ve perfected the guidance and stabilization systems so we’re good to go” remarked Ryan Campbell, Dealstruck’s VP of Sales.
The aim of the program is to make Dealstruck’s cutting edge lending options even more competitive in the quickly growing financial tech marketplace. “Our new Loan Drones are just one more way we beat the other lenders out there. The only thing lower than our drone’s altitude is our interest rates,” quipped CEO, Ethan Senturia.
Dealstruck’s CTO, Russell McLoughlin, and Lead Software Engineer, Adam Grant programmed the Loan Drones to complete their deliveries in a safe and efficient manner. “Though ACH transfers and wiring funds are secure methods, we felt that this delivery method will really set us apart. The biggest hurdles we currently face with our Loan Drones seem to be large birds becoming emotionally attached to the devices, and kids with slingshots. Those small issues aside, the program is in full swing, as our drones can deliver much needed, affordable capital to any of our clients, as long as their business isn’t surrounded by lots of power lines or the occasional kite flying festival,” said Grant.
When asked what other innovations Dealstruck was considering employing in the future of small business finance, the answer was simple. “We aim to be more eco-friendly too, that’s extremely important to us. Our next initiative is to power our servers with very green hamster wheel generated electricity.”
Dealstruck would also like to point out that if anyone has the remains of a downed drone with the company’s logo somewhere in the vicinity of Lincoln, Nebraska, they should return it promptly to Dealstruck, Inc.
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This article was published on April 1st, 2016, otherwise known as April Fool’s Day! Dealstruck is not really using drones to deliver money, although the part about them being a leader in the small business lending market is no joke! Find out more about Dealstruck at www.dealstruck.com or speak to one of our representatives now at 1-855-610-LOAN. The hamster wheel electricity is still in Beta testing.