GDS Link to Exhibit at Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit 2016

[:en]GDS Link will be exhibiting at the upcoming conference at Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit 2016 in Dana Point, Calif., Dec 4-6, 2016.
“The marketplace lending industry continues to experience sustained growth both in terms of loan originations and the number of market participants. At the same time, increasing delinquencies and regulatory pressures will certainly impact the future of the industry. To remain successful, lenders will need to continue to evolve their risk management practices and enhance their technology,” said Paul Greenwood, President and co-founder of GDS Link.
“Our credit risk management platform DataView360® and risk consulting and analytics group can help lenders more rapidly react to changing market dynamics and continue to successfully grow their portfolios and profitability,” said Greenwood.
“Opal Group is proud to bring together some of the thought leaders and market movers within the marketplace lending and alternative financing industry,” said Abe Wellington, chief executive officer of Opal Group. “The insights and networking that will be shared throughout the conference will certainly prove valuable to all of the platforms, debt and equity investors, bankers, regulatory experts and service providers within the field,” said Wellington.
According to Opal Group, the Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, platforms, underwriters, banks rating agencies, lawyers, service providers, accountant, and other related industry professionals. At this conference, learn and network with industry leaders to gain insight on the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of marketplace lending. Explore an in-depth review of the current landscape and what’s to come in addition to hearing about rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations which will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.
Representing GDS Link at the Summit is Rich Alterman, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Miguel Florez, Vice President of Credit Risk and Analytics Consulting and Doug Roberts, Vice President of Sales.
For more information on Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit 2016, visit To schedule a time to meet with members of GDS Link’s team, visit
About Opal Group
Opal Group organizes premier conferences catered to top executives and decision makers throughout various industries. We are dedicated to providing high-quality events and information, through unparalleled speaking sessions, workshops, and unique face-to-face networking opportunities. Headquartered in New York City, Opal Group has grown to produce more than 50 events annually across the globe.
About GDS Link
GDS Link, LLC is a global provider of risk management solutions and consulting for multiple verticals within the financial services industry including marketplace lending, retail finance, alternative financial services, credit card, auto and business leasing. GDS Link’s industry leading solutions can support financial institutions across the entire credit lifecycle of their customer from credit initiation through collections and recovery. Our core offering, DataView360® and add on solutions can be used for process automation, application processing, decisioning, portfolio review, optimization, scorecard model implementation and monitoring. Our global staff is comprised of individuals with a wide range of credit experience having worked for multiple financial institutions, software companies and data bureaus. To learn more visit

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