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Researcher Highlights New Industry Snapshot

Industry Snapshot
The Industry Snapshot is a short slide deck summarizing the current conditions of the U.S. economy and equipment finance industry.  This resource is updated on a quarterly basis and is designed to help equipment finance industry executives understand key trends using clear, easy-to-digest charts and short narratives.
New Research on the Horizon
The Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved grant funding for three new projects.  Look out for the publication announcements coming later this year.
  • New Technologies by Capgemini
  • Credit Quality Update for 2017 by PayNet, Inc.
  • Headwinds and Undercurrents: Discerning the Future of Fintech by Levon Goukasian, Ph.D. of Pepperdine University and Bill Ullman of Orchard Platform.
Journal of Equipment Lease Financing - Spring 2017
In the coming weeks the Foundation will publish the Spring 2017 issue of the Journal.  This issue will feature two articles on industry hot topics:
  • Blockchain: Staying Ahead of Tomorrow by Keith B. Letourneau and Stephen T. Whelan
  • Risk and Assets - An Overview and a Balanced View by Bill Phelan
Coming Soon! New Internship Center
The Foundation is excited to share the new Internship Center!  This new resource will provide organizations and internship seekers with an easy way to find each other and make connections.  Look out for more information coming soon
Invest in the Future of the Industry
As your eye on the future, the Foundation is dedicated to inspiring thoughtful innovation and contributing to the betterment of the equipment leasing and finance industry. Donors gain insightful business knowledge by having access to industry data and research before it is available to the public.  Make your 100% tax deductible gift today!
The Guest Lecture Program Puts You Ahead of the Class!
The Foundation's Guest Lecture Program (GLP) is designed to help increase awareness of the equipment finance industry and attract new talent.  Now is the time to start planning your own guest lecture for the Fall semester!  For tips on reaching out to universities visit our website.
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Are You a Researcher or Industry Expert Looking to be Published?
The Foundation is seeking thoughtful articles for the Journal of Equipment Lease Financing.  Authors should review the Journal Guidelines and submit their articles by August 26 for the Fall Issue.
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