Supernova Companies Ranks No. 101 on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America!

CHICAGO, Aug. 17, 2020

Inc. magazine revealed that Supernova Companies, the leading provider of securities-based lending solutions, is ranked No.101 on its annual Inc. 5000 List, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. This is the first time that Supernova has been named to the Inc. 5000 list.

“It is an honor to join the Inc. 5000 and be ranked among some of the country’s most dynamic companies. Supernova’s tremendous growth is a testament to our innovative solution and the benefits it brings to banks, broker-dealers, registered investment advisors (RIAs), and leading turnkey asset management platforms (TAMPs) to better serve their customers with Securities-Based Lending (SBL) products,” said Supernova’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Linda Gu. “We are encouraged by the endorsements from our customers and their financial advisors and feel motivated by the increasing number of investors we are able to help when it comes to their liquidity needs.”

Supernova was founded five years ago with the mission to help investors achieve financial wellness by making securities-based lending more accessible as a cost-effective credit option. SBL allows investors to use their non-retirement investment assets as collateral for revolving lines of credit without having to sell their investments, thereby maintaining their investment portfolio and avoiding potential negative tax consequences. Supernova’s SBL solutions provide a frictionless end-to-end customer experience and state-of-the-art risk monitoring no other in the industry can match.

About Supernova Companies, LLC

Supernova Companies, LLC, a financial technology company based in Chicago, has built an industry-leading, fully-configurable, end-to-end software solution to automate securities-based lending from origination through the life of the loan. The company empowers banks, wealth management firms, and financial advisors with education and software to deliver a low interest rate liquidity solution to a broad segment of their clients. Using state-of-the-art risk monitoring systems, Supernova provides a robust level of information, data analytics, and transparency that few in the industry can match. The Supernova Companies Trademark is used under license from Supernova Lending, LLC.

About the Inc. 5000

The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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