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SimpleNexus Founder Matt Hansen selected as finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region

LEHI, Utah -- SimpleNexus (, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced company Founder Matt Hansen has been named a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Utah Region by Ernst & Young LLP (EY US).

Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program recognizes unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity deliver outstanding growth and innovation. Hansen was selected by a panel of independent judges who graded nominees on a rubric of entrepreneurial leadership, talent management, degree of difficulty, financial performance, societal impact, and originality. Since its launch, the program has recognized business leaders in more than 60 countries around the world.

Hansen's formation of SimpleNexus created a real estate finance disruptor. The project that began as a favor to a family friend has evolved into a three-time Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company that touches one in eight U.S. mortgages. In 2020 alone, SimpleNexus' homeownership platform touched $520 billion in loans.

"SimpleNexus continues to flourish beyond my wildest dreams," said SimpleNexus Founder Matt Hansen. "It's an honor to be considered amongst so many accomplished movers and shakers."

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation's most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year(tm) Award in June 2022.

View the full list of Utah Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists and winners here:

About SimpleNexus, LLC:

SimpleNexus is a homeownership platform transforming the mortgage experience and connecting borrowers, loan officers, real estate agents and settlement service providers throughout the homebuying process. The platforms' native mobile toolset enables lenders to originate, process and close home loans from anywhere with increased efficiency and convenience. Loan officers can manage their loan pipelines, order credit, run pricing, send pre-approvals, sign disclosures and execute eClosings - all on the go. SimpleNexus provides borrowers with a single sign-on experience from home search to the application, document upload, eClose and beyond for a more streamlined homeownership journey.

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TeamSnap Co-founder and CEO Dave DuPont Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist

BOULDER, Colo. -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Dave DuPont was named a finalist for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2018 Award.

The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. DuPont was selected by a panel of independent judges.

Sports clubs, leagues, teams, coaches, players and parents use TeamSnap extensively for communications, registration, payment collection and other organizational needs.

Over the past 18 months, DuPont has led TeamSnap through an exceptional period of growth that has positioned the company firmly in the middle of the billion-dollar youth sports industry. This includes a 130 percent growth in its Club and League business and raising $25 million in financing last year led by the Foundry Group. Last year TeamSnap also debuted an acclaimed Tournaments platform and an innovative new payment solution offering for its clients.

In addition to leading TeamSnap, DuPont is a regular presenter and mentor at tech and innovation summits across Colorado. He was also one of the co-founders of the TLC Sports Summit - sharing the latest industry innovations in youth sports.

Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2018 Award winners for the Mountain Desert region will be announced at a special gala on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

About TeamSnap:

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. Nearly 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. TeamSnap makes organizing sports as simple as click, tap and go.

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About Entrepreneur Of The Year:

Entrepreneur Of The Year(R), founded by EY, is the world's most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries. Information:

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