Market Overview Appoints CTO, Expert in Fast-Growth Fintech Products


IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --, the industry's leading online vehicle financing solution, today named Doug Nottage Chief Technology Officer.

Doug Nottage named Doug Nottage, an automotive finance industry veteran, its CTO.

Holding patents for business processes and innovative industry platforms, Nottage has developed critical components of scalable, fast-growth, digital automotive and fintech products at automotive finance companies like Finance Express and at automotive car buying companies like Kelley Blue Book, Toyota and Autobytel.

Nottage comes to from Rich Uncles, successfully launching a $1 billion public offering that brings "Wall Street" investments to "main street" investors on an internationally scaled platform.

"Whether catapulting startups like Autobytel and Finance Express or evolving largescale web experiences for Kelley Blue Book and Toyota, Doug has transformed online car buying, selling and financing," said Craig Hewitt, CEO of "There is nobody more adept at leveraging technology to make complex buying decisions approachable and accessible to customers than Doug, and we are delighted to add him to our team."

Originating its first loan in 2011, CarFinance has now originated over $1 billion in auto loans – both for new vehicle purchases and refinancing of existing. simplifies the auto finance process through its proprietary technology and user-centric online solutions. Consumers can easily navigate the finance process virtually paper-free, from application through funding, using their smartphone or computer, and dealers are able to quickly close a consumer's loan without any added software or online accounts.  Learn more at 


Headquartered in Irvine, California and authorized to do direct lending in 46 states, is the industry's leading direct to consumer fintech. Managed by a diverse team of industry leaders,'s direct to consumer lending platform is dedicated to delivering a best-in-class user experience for consumers looking for a new or used auto loan, or refinancing their existing auto loan. From the easy to use online credit application through the final funding process, the entire process can be completed virtually online directly with Each customer's information is kept private, safe and secure. See what customers are saying on social media by visiting's Facebook and Yelp pages.

For additional information contact:

Blair Rohlfing
Harris, Baio & McCullough 
(215) 440-9800

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