History of nCino

Learn more about nCino's key milestones and historical highlights using the interactive timeline below.

nCino Forms as a Separate Company out of Live Oak Bank

nCino's Bank Operating System was developed in-house at Live Oak Bank, one of the country’s top originators of small business loans, in an effort to improve traditional commercial lending processes. Demand for the technology from other financial institutions was so great that in January 2012, nCino spun off into a separate company headquartered in Wilmington, N.C.
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nCino Becomes Salesforce.com OEM Partner

As a Salesforce OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) partner, nCino built its Bank Operating System on the Force.com platform and quickly became Salesforce’s leading partner for financial services.
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nCino Signs First Customer

nCino signs its first customer – Lone Star National Bank, a community bank with over $2 billion in assets, more than 600 employees and several dozen locations across South Texas.
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nCino Signs First Credit Union Customer

After signing its first bank customer, nCino quickly expands into the credit union market with the addition of Northwest Federal Credit Union, a full-service financial institution based in Virginia with approximately 200,000 members and over $3 billion in assets.
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nCino Launches nCino University

nCino launches nCino University, the company’s interactive training, continuing education and certifications program designed to help employees, customers and partners excel with the Bank Operating System.
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American Banker Features nCino CEO

nCino CEO, Pierre Naudé, a longtime financial technology executive and software veteran, is profiled by the banking industry’s leading publication. Read the full article.
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nCino Raises $9 Million in Friends and Family Round

nCino completes its first capital raise. Among the investors participating are former Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO John Mack, Promontory Financial Group Founder and CEO Gene Ludwig, and Live Oak Bank Chairman and CEO Chip Mahan.
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nCino Releases First Industry White Paper

nCino authors ‘Mastering Regulatory Exams: A Happy Ending to the Safety and Soundness Exam Nightmare,’ examining how software solutions can help banks better manage the regulatory exam process. Download White Paper.
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nCino University Trains 1,000th User of the Bank Operating System

nCino University celebrates a significant milestone by training the 1,000th user on the Bank Operating System.
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nCino Hosts Inaugural User Conference

nCino hosts its inaugural user conference, nSight, in Wilmington, N.C. The two-day conference brings together customers, employees and partners for hands-on training, educational sessions, workshops and networking. Learn more about nSight.
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Farmers State Bank Becomes 25th nCino Customer

A family-owned institution located in Western Montana, Farmers State Bank selects the nCino Bank Operating System to increase loan growth and efficiency in its expanding commercial lending department.
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Wellington Management Invests in nCino

nCino receives a $10 million investment from Wellington Management Company, LLP. With more than $900 billion in client assets under management, Wellington serves as an investment advisor to more than 2,100 clients in over 55 countries.
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nCino Wins NACUSO Next Big Idea Award

A panel of judges, including Robert Herjavec, founder of the Herjavec Group and star of the ABC television show “Shark Tank,” names nCino the winner of the “Next Big Idea Competition” at the 2014 NACUSO Annual Conference. NACUSO Next Big Idea Award
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Member Business Solutions (MBS) becomes nCino’s First CUSO Customer

MBS offers business loan support to credit unions with loan underwriting, servicing and other documentation services. The CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization) selected nCino to move toward a single, cloud-based platform for member business lending.
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nSight 2014 Welcomes Over 200 Users and Partners

nCino hosts its second annual user conference with more than 200 customers, employees and partners in attendance. The conference focused on nCino’s product, as well as banking industry best practices. Learn more about nSight.
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United Bank Becomes 75th nCino Customer

With more than 50 locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, $6.5 billion-asset United Bank selected nCino as a solution to automate its credit approval process and improve operational transparency.
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nCino Wins Two NC Tech Awards

nCino was named the winner of the Finance and Banking Award and a “Top 10 Startup to Watch” at the 2014 NC Tech Awards, the state’s largest awards program. Read Article.
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nCino Wins BankNews Innovative Solution Award

nCino receives the BankNews Innovative Solutions Award for its patented Document Manager. The Innovative Solutions Awards recognize companies that introduce or significantly enhance products designed to help community banks better serve their customers. Read the full article.
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Forbes Selects nCino as One of America’s Most Promising Companies

Less than three years after its founding, nCino is named by Forbes as one of the Most Promising Companies in America. At number 93, nCino was chosen for its accelerated growth and success in the financial services industry. Read Profile.
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nCino Raises $29 Million in Series B Financing

Led by Insight Venture Partners, nCino’s Series B round also includes investments from existing investors Wellington Management Company, LLP, former Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO John Mack and Promontory Financial Group Founder and CEO Gene Ludwig. Read Press Release.
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nCino Expands Series B Financing

nCino announced an expansion of its Series B financing with an additional investment from Salesforce Ventures, which will be used to further support nCino’s growth and ongoing product innovation. Read Press Release.
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Deloitte Launches nCino Delivery Center of Excellence

Deloitte Digital announces the launch of its nCino Delivery Center of Excellence. The Center will focus on combining nCino’s powerful cloud-based platform and Deloitte Digital’s industry experience to accelerate business transformation for financial institutions. Read Press Release.
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nCino CEO Named 2015 Innovator to Watch

As one of the executives shaping the future of banking, nCino CEO Pierre Naudé is highlighted by Bank Innovation as one of the 2015 “Innovators to Watch.” He is recognized for his leadership at nCino and bringing its Bank Operating System to financial institutions around the country.
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nCino Named 2015 FinTech Forward Company to Watch

nCino was named a 2015 FinTech Forward Company to Watch by BAI and American Banker. This prestigious award annually ranks the year’s top financial technology companies who are setting a new industry standard for innovation. See the full list.
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nCino Introduces Customer Portal, Treasury Management Onboarding

nCino unveils enhancements to its Bank Operating System, including a suite of treasury management sales and onboarding tools, as well as Customer Portal, which provides a new level of transparency, visibility and collaboration to the bank's customer.
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nCino Hosts Third Annual User Conference

nSight 2015, nCino’s third annual user conference, brings together more than 250 nCino employees, customers, partners and prospects. The conference features keynote speeches, a company update from CEO Pierre Naudé and numerous breakout sessions.
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nCino Recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine for Top Company Culture

Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures list recognizes the top 25 U.S. –based companies who create an exceptional culture that drives company success. Ranking #13 on the inaugural list, nCino was selected for its passionate, innovative and empowered culture.
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nCino Celebrates Banner Year, Addition of its 100th Customer

nCino concludes 2015 with the addition of its 100th customer while more than doubling its year-over-year revenue. The company receives widespread industry recognition, enters into strategic partnerships with leading consulting firms and releases major product enhancements.
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nCino Featured in Forbes

Forbes’ reporter Amy Feldman writes about how nCino’s Bank Operating System is helping financial institutions become faster, more efficient and more competitive against alternative lenders. Read Article.
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nCino Receives Bank Director’s FinXTech Award

nCino, alongside customer Univest Bank & Trust Co., receives Bank Director’s Best of FinXTech Award honoring a stand-out partnership between a bank and fintech company. nCino and Univest accept the award during Bank Director’s 2016 Fintech Day at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York. 
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nCino Tops List of Best Employers in North Carolina

nCino is named The Best Employer of 2016 in North Carolina by Business North Carolina magazine. nCino earned the No. 1 spot on a list of 25 small- to medium- sized companies based on company policies, practices, benefits and overall culture.
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nCino Launches nCino Community

nCino launches nCino Community, a collaborative online ecosystem for customers, partners and employees to share ideas, find solutions and gain insight from one another. The nCino Community provides resources and tools to support users’ success with the Bank Operating System.  Watch Video.
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nCino’s Newest Solution Streamlines Account Opening Process

nCino introduces Deposit Account Opening, taking the company’s cloud platform into the branch as a primary means to facilitate deposit growth. nCino’s Deposit Account Opening shortens account opening time and provides a digital customer experience.
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nCino Hosts Largest nSight Conference Yet

nCino hosts its fourth annual nSight user conference in Charlotte, N.C. with approximately 370 nCino employees, customers, prospects and partners in attendance. Among the highlights from this year’s event was the debut of the “Community Lounge,” the central hub for product demos, questions and conversations.
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nCino Earns Spot on Inc. 500

nCino debuts in the top half of the 2016 Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies. nCino came in at #220 on the list, based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. Read Press Release.
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nCino Introduces Loan Auto Decision

nCino introduces Loan Auto Decision to its Bank Operating System, allowing financial institutions to competitively expedite funding decisions without compromising the integrity of their loan process. Read Press Release.
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nCino Arrives at SunTrust

nCino announces that the Wholesale Banking segment of SunTrust Banks, Inc., a top 15 U.S. bank, has chosen its Bank Operating System to advance the institution’s commercial lending capabilities. nCino is being deployed to approximately 3,000 SunTrust teammates across sales, risk and operations providing greater efficiency, transparency and collaboration. Read Press Release.
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