LendIt Industry Awards FinalistSAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 27, 2017BPM, one of the largest California-based public accounting and advisory firms, has been chosen as a “LendIt Industry Awards” finalist – an honor reserved for the biggest movers and shakers in lending and FinTech.

“Our nomination for this award speaks to the incredible dedication and work being done by our FinTech team at BPM as well as the collaborative efforts of our industry partners,” said Daniel Figueredo, Partner at BPM.

“Through our relationship with innovators like the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab) at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) – a LendIt finalist for Top Fintech Equity Investor — we’ve gained insights into the FinTech industry and the challenges these entrepreneurs face, which translates into valuable expertise we can share with our clients. We’re thrilled to share this honor with our partners at CFSI and its FinLab company finalist, Ascend Consumer Finance.”

BPM is the first CPA firm to serve as a resource partner to CFSI’s Financial Solutions Lab, a virtual lab focused on identifying, testing and bringing to scale promising innovations that help Americans increase savings, improve credit, and build assets. As a FinLab partner, BPM provides mentorship and technical assistance to Lab companies.

The LendIt Industry Awards’ Top Accounting Firm is presented to an accounting firm that has demonstrated deep expertise, commitment to clients and the fostering of a deeper understanding of online lending. As a finalist, BPM joins the ranks of some of the most prestigious innovators and industry experts around the globe.

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About LendIt Industry Awards
LendIt Industry Awards recognizes leaders and innovators forging a new path. The Awards process brings together more than 30 industry experts to judge and select award winners representing innovation, emerging talent and top performers. The winners amongst all finalists are announced on March 7th, at the LendIt Industry Awards in New York City.

About BPM
Founded in 1986, BPM is one of the largest California-based public accounting and advisory firms, ranked as one of the 50 largest firms in the country. With six offices across the Bay Area, including our Flagship office in San Francisco as well as offices in Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands, and India, we offer a diverse range of expertise and services. We serve emerging, mid-cap, and closely-held businesses as well as high-net-worth individuals in a broad reach of industries ranging from financial services, technology, life science and consumer business to real estate, nonprofits, wine and craft beverages. Our International Tax Practice is one of the largest on the West Coast and our well-recognized SEC Practice serves approximately 35 public reporting companies. We are listed as one of the “Best Public Accounting Firms for Women,” and the San Francisco Business Times, North Bay Business Journal and Silicon Valley Business Journal all list BPM as one of the “Best Places to Work.” Accounting Today ranks us as the number one “Best Firm to Work for” in the nation, in the Large Firm Category. Most recently, we received Inavero’s Best of Accounting Award, an honor less than one percent of all accounting firms in the U.S. and Canada earned, for providing exemplary client service. For more information, visit us at