Toronto-based CommunityLend announced today its choice to work with open source application development pioneers, Unspace Interactive. Unspace are North American leaders in the development of online applications using the Ruby on Rails development framework and have built this strong reputation by specializing in the development of consumer-facing transactional online applications. While Unspace Interactive has been working with CommunityLend for a year now, today’s announcement marks the first time the two organizations have made this public.

In support of today’s announcement, CommunityLend CTO, Colin Henderson, stated that, “CommunityLend is very excited to formally announce our relationship with Unspace Interactive. They are leaders in the open source community in Canada and build applications around a core value system that aligns well with our own commitment to the wisdom of crowds and user-centered application development.

The financial expertise of the CommunityLend team combined with the application development leadership of Unspace Interactive will set a high bar for online social lending.

About Unspace Interactive Inc.
Unspace is a North American leader in building mission critical applications using the Ruby on Rails framework. Their Toronto-based team brings big impact to their client’s online applications by focusing on developing intelligent interfaces that place the emphasis on user experience, user satisfaction and state of the art security standards. By working closely with their clients through the development process, Unspace make sure that their clients have all the skills and training needed to administer and maintain their new system.

About CommunityLend
CommunityLend is a unique social lending service launching in Canada in mid-2008. CommunityLend will join the social-banking revolution currently underway around the world which Javelin Research predicts will be “a game changing development in financial services interactions.”


For more information contact Hampton Catlin from Unspace Interactive at 416 977 0269 or Colin Henderson from CommunityLend at 416 646 2177 x. 111