Post Tagged with: "leasing"

Harley-Davidson to Bypass Captive for Lease-Like Program, Sources Say

Harley-Davidson to Bypass Captive for Lease-Like Program, Sources Say

by April 12, 2017 at 11:00 am

Harley-Davidson Motor Co. appears poised to offer a “lease-like” program through one of the “big agencies” in the rental space to offer non-traditional leases, said a source who asked to remain unnamed. The source was unsure if this agency will be EagleRider or another rental company. While the specifics ofRead More

CycleOne Preps for Dealer Portal Debut

CycleOne Preps for Dealer Portal Debut

by March 29, 2017 at 12:12 pm

CycleOne Financial plans to launch a dealer portal to make its software more dealer-friendly, after raising sufficient capital in the company’s Series A round, President Logan Riley told Powersports Finance. The portal will enable dealers to upload documents and stips, as well as check on the status of submitted credit applications,Read More

Sparta Considers Offering Consumer Motorcycle Leases

Sparta Considers Offering Consumer Motorcycle Leases

by March 27, 2017 at 12:04 pm

There could be another powersports lessor in town if the Dodd-Frank Act is modified, lessening the burden of financial regulation. Sparta Commercial Services Inc. is considering its options to offer consumer motorcycle leases again, Chief Executive Tony Havens told Powersports Finance. “There’s an awful lot of regulation, and it’s onlyRead More

Less Regulation Prompts Startups to Offer Leases Versus Loans

Less Regulation Prompts Startups to Offer Leases Versus Loans

by March 22, 2017 at 11:24 am

New entrant powersport financiers are more interested in leasing, versus traditional financing, thanks to fewer regulatory requirements. Startup CycleOne Financial, for example, was initially drawn to the leasing platform because “it works easier for us in terms of repossessions and structuring the contract,” President Logan Riley told Powersports Finance. “With leasing,Read More

Startup Powersports Lessor Seeks Series A Funding

Startup Powersports Lessor Seeks Series A Funding

by March 20, 2017 at 12:06 pm

CycleOne Financial is seeking an undisclosed amount of funding for the company’s first Series A round, President Logan Riley told Powersports Finance. The Orlando, Fla.-based powersports lessor launched in April 2015, and has raised $4 million in seed funding to-date, Riley said. CycleOne’s first seed round garnered the company $1Read More

MotoLease Pursues Partnership With Training Association to Educate Millennials

MotoLease Pursues Partnership With Training Association to Educate Millennials

by March 10, 2017 at 1:08 pm

MotoLease LLC is chasing a partnership with a national training association to provide risk advising and motorcycle safety classes for younger buyers, Managing Partner Emre Ucer told Powersports Finance. “That audience is one of our sweet spots, and a large part of our portfolio is thin-file,” Ucer said. “There isRead More

Speed Leasing Keeps Close Eye on Competitors, Mulls Expansion

Speed Leasing Keeps Close Eye on Competitors, Mulls Expansion

by March 9, 2017 at 1:51 pm

Speed Leasing LLC is sketching plans for the expansion of its leasing program — which in the long-term, could include traditional loan options — in an effort to compete against other players in the space. “When I looked at marketplace over the past couple of years, I had been followingRead More

Leasing Startup to Launch Dealer Portal

Leasing Startup to Launch Dealer Portal

by February 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Startup Speed Leasing LLC is gearing up to launch its dealer portal, shortly after it launches operations on March 1, Partner Hasham Malik told Powersports Finance. Speed Leasing, funded by an undisclosed Miami-based private equity firm, plans to have its dealer agreements in place by the end of March and startRead More