Created to address the lack of new technologies that address the legacy challenges facing the mortgage industry, Ardley provides innovative, proprietary products helping mortgage companies close more loans faster and at a lower cost.

Why we invested:


Market Need

The cost to originate a mortgage loan has more than doubled in the last decade, and margin compression has reduced mortgage company profitability by 45% year over year.


Superior Technology

Ardley’s Portfolio Revenue Engine (PRE) automates more than 90% of loan officer tasks, provides virtual loan officer capacity through rate cycles, and drives down origination costs.


Founder & Team

Founder/CEO Nathan Den Herder is the former CTO of Vellum Mortgage, held executive roles at Fannie Mae for 15 years, and was Co-President at Tuckahoe Capital Partners for seven years. COO Taylor Potter, who holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Oklahoma, previously served as VP of Strategy at financial services provider Cultural Outreach and Director of Operations for The Pioneer Woman Mercantile.

  • "We could not be more pleased to have Boyd Street Ventures as an investor. Their management team and Strategic Advisory Board can be a great source of insight, particularly in the areas of strategy and operations, and they are actively engaged in the honing for success."

  • "James has been extremely helpful in making important introductions for us. I appreciate the fact that he’s always asking me about our plans to grow even faster, and it seems that every time I talk to him he has another great idea for a potential new customer."

  • "BSV is not just a name on our company cap table. They are a valuable business partner as an investor offering strategic guidance and a strong network of industry connections, all of which contribute to our enhanced growth and success."

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