September 7, 2017 | News, Press Releases

Quicken Loans Joins Internet Association, Expanding IA’s FinTech Leadership

BECKERMAN: “We’re excited to expand our leadership in FinTech by working with innovative – and community-focused – companies like Quicken Loans.”

 

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association announced Quicken Loans has joined as its 43rd member. Quicken Loans leads not just in FinTech innovation, but the entire retail mortgage space as the country’s second largest retail mortgage lender.

“We’re excited to expand our leadership in FinTech by working with innovative – and community-focused – companies like Quicken Loans,” said IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman. “Quicken Loans revolutionized the process of getting a mortgage while also continuing to invest in its employees and its community, especially Detroit.”

Quicken Loans has a long track record of FinTech innovation, most recently launching Rocket Mortgage, the first completely online mortgage experience, in 2015. The company has won J.D. Power’s award for best mortgage originator the past seven years running, as well as J.D. Power’s best mortgage servicer award for the past four years. This year Computerworld ranked Quicken Loans the best place to work in IT for the fifth straight year.

Quicken Loans is also focused on transforming Detroit into “Silicon Valley North” – a tech-focused hub in Michigan. The company moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit in 2010, sparking more than 30 active venture-backed startups in the city. Quicken Loans also recently launched a Detroit Demo Day, offering $1 million worth of funding to Detroit small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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IA Statement On San Francisco City Attorney’s Lawsuit To Prevent Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing At SFO

Sacramento, CA — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

Internet Association Announces 2017 Internet Champions In California

Sacramento, CA – Internet Association today announced California Senator Steven Bradford (D-35), Senator Henry Stern (D-27), and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-37) as 2017 California Internet Champions for their leadership and advocacy on internet-related issues in the State Legislature. “Senator Bradford, Senator Stern, and Assemblymember Limón are champions of the internet economy. Their leadership on internet Read more »

IA Calls For Senate To Act To Preserve Net Neutrality Protections

Internet Association today called for the Senate to preserve a free and open internet with strong, enforceable net neutrality protections.

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Sacramento, CA — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

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