Playbook Investors Network (PIN) is pleased to announce PIN member businesses will now have access to advanced technology to help them access commercial loans. This new offering is provided in partnership with Cerebro Capital (Cerebro), a digital commercial loan marketplace that revolutionizes how corporate credit facilities are sourced and managed. Cerebro uses data and technology to make it easy to access corporate loans.
Cerebro is focused on assisting mid-sized U.S.-based organizations or enterprise-level companies looking for new corporate loans or refinancing. Cerebro’s lender network is industry agnostic and focused on corporate and institutional loans of $2 million or more. Its diverse client base includes organizations across multiple industries including technology, healthcare, professional services, food and beverage, education, and government contractors, etc.
“We are thrilled to offer our clients access to Cerebro’s technology,” says PIN CEO, Rodney Woods. “We both share a common purpose to help clients accomplish their business objectives by gaining access to the loan market insights, capital markets technology, and access to corporate loans that are needed, especially during these challenging times when businesses need financial options more than ever.”
“We know from speaking with our clients that organizations are constantly looking to improve their financial landscape, and with Cerebro Capital’s technology, we will be in a better position to help organizations across numerous industries capture critical data in real time,” says PIN Managing Partner, Tracy McGrady.
“Cerebro Capital is excited to work alongside Playbook Investors Network to ensure that businesses are able to access capital based on the merits of their companies rather than the limitations of their personal connections,” said Matt Bjonerud, CEO of Cerebro. “Cerebro is proud to provide the important, data-focused technology that will not only help clients access capital, but also provide insights about the spectrum of loan options available.”
Playbook Investors Network (PIN), headquartered in Dallas, Texas is a web-based business capital and education platform created to foster the engagement of minority-, women- and veteran-owned enterprises, government businesses and the LGBTQ community with institutional and private investors. PIN identifies, evaluates, educates, and introduces eligible business owners to both institutional and private investors actively seeking opportunities to support underserved markets; all while helping businesses extend capacity for job creation. For more information, visit www.playbookinvestorsnetwork.com.
Rodney Woods is PIN’s Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman. He retired from the Dallas Police Department after serving 20 years. In separate ventures, he has grown a business portfolio that includes clients such as Toyota, Volkswagen, Victoria’s Secret PINK, Adidas, Converse, General Motors, and various small businesses. In addition to PIN, Woods is also the CEO of Diversity in Promotions; a business development procurement portal and Founder and Partner to Verite Investors Network where there is a $100 Million-Dollar Social Impact Fund, and he is also Founder and Partner to the Big Opps Fund where $150 Million-Dollars is allocated for the Opportunity Zone Fund.
Tracy McGrady(T-Mac), PIN’s Co-Founder and Managing Partner, is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA). McGrady is a seven-time NBA All-Star, seven-time All-NBA selection, two-time NBA scoring champion, and one-time winner of the NBA Most Improved Player Award. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017. Since retiring, McGrady has worked as a basketball analyst for ESPN’s “The JUMP”. McGrady is also Managing Partner of Diversity in Promotions, a business development procurement portal and has other business ventures pending in the U.S. and internationally.
About Cerebro Capital: Powered by 650 banks and non-bank lenders and state of the art technology, Cerebro Capital (“Cerebro”) is an online platform that allows middle-market borrowers to analyze, manage, and source credit facilities. Working with finance and technology experts, Cerebro has created a holistic corporate loan management solution designed to revolutionize the way borrowers, lenders, intermediaries and stakeholders manage corporate debt.
To learn more about Cerebro, visit, https://www.cerebrocapital.com.