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WEX and OnDeck Announce Strategic Partnership to Offer Financing to WEX Small Business Customers

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2017-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate and small business payment solutions, and OnDeck® (NYSE: ONDK), a leader in online lending for small business, announced a partnership in which WEX will offer business financing from OnDeck to its small business customers.

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Under terms of the agreement, WEX customers will gain access to the OnDeck product suite of loans up to $500,000 and lines of credit up to $100,000. Qualifying customers will be able to use the OnDeck financing to invest in their business' growth, manage cash flow or finance their purchase of WEX products and services.

WEX is a global, multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing more than 10 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,500 associates who provide services in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

“Our partnership with OnDeck will be a huge benefit to our small to mid-sized business customers who will now have access to new sources of financing,” said Brian Fournier, vice president, fleet channel partner, WEX. “The strategic partnership will enable these customers to take advantage of OnDeck’s leading portfolio of products and services.”

“OnDeck is 100 percent focused on helping small businesses seize opportunities, such as hiring employees, funding marketing, or buying inventory,” said Jerome Hershey, vice president, OnDeck. “Our partnership with WEX, an innovator in the payments marketplace, will enable us to offer more small businesses an unparalleled set of choices to meet their financing needs.”

For more information about WEX’s small business offerings, please visit: http://www.wexinc.com/fleet/small-business/.

About WEX Inc.

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing approximately 10 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. WEX serves a global set of customers and partners through its operations around the world, with offices in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Norway and Singapore. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,500 associates. The company has been publicly traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit www.wexinc.com and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.

About OnDeck

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) is the leader in online small business lending. Since 2007, the Company has powered Main Street’s growth through advanced lending technology and a constant dedication to customer service. OnDeck’s proprietary credit scoring system – the OnDeck Score® – leverages advanced analytics, enabling OnDeck to make real-time lending decisions and deliver capital to small businesses in as little as 24 hours. OnDeck offers business owners a complete financing solution, including the online lending industry’s widest range of term loans and lines of credit. To date, the Company has deployed over $5 billion to more than 60,000 customers in 700 different industries across the United States, Canada and Australia. OnDeck has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and operates the educational small business financing website www.businessloans.com.

OnDeck, the OnDeck logo, OnDeck Score and OnDeck Marketplace are trademarks of On Deck Capital, Inc.

Source: WEX Inc.

WEX
Rob Gould, 207-523-7429
robert.gould@wexinc.com
or
OnDeck
Jim Larkin, 203-526-7457
jlarkin@ondeck.com

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding WEX Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.

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