Tagged: consumer credit

Mexico’s Credijusto, a Tech-Enabled SME Lender, Partners i2c to Offer Seamless Credit Services

i2c Inc., a provider of virtual payment and banking tech, reveals that it has teamed up with Credijusto, a technology-enabled SME lender in Mexico. Through the partnership, the firms will offer seamless credit services for the nation’s SMBs via the Covalto American Express credit card… Read More

Kredivo, a Digital Consumer Credit Platform in SE Asia, to Become Publicly Traded Firm via Merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II

FinAccel, the parent of Kredivo, an AI-powered digital consumer credit platform based in Southeast Asia, and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II (NASDAQ: VPCB), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Victory Park Capital, revealed on August 2, 2021 that they have finalized a definitive agreement… Read More

Equifax UK Updates Flagship Credit Risk Product, Risk Navigator 5, Will Support Improved Decision-Making

Equifax UK has reportedly made updates to its flagship credit risk product, Risk Navigator 5, which should establish a new standard in supporting improved decision-making and enhancing consumer credit outcomes. Implemented using Equifax UK’s largest-ever data set, Risk Navigator 5, has demonstrated its potential to… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Gaining Popularity

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) spending is set to nearly triple between 2018 and 2025, data from BNPL app Definanzas.com suggests, with much of that due to pandemic-driven spending pattern changes. Definanzas.com has seen its number of monthly active users grow by 186 percent year-over-year… Read More

TransUnion Report Confirms that Credit Activity Keeps Rising from COVID-19 Pandemic Lows, Origination Activity Recovering

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) confirmed that consumer credit activity keeps rising from the COVID-19 pandemic lows, but some areas like automobile loans (subprime) performance have lagged. As noted in an update published on February 18, 2021, by TransUnion, the company’s Q4 2020 Industry Insights report looks… Read More

China’s Reserve Bank Issues License to Pudao Credit for Collecting Personal Credit Ratings

China’s reserve bank has issued the nation’s second license for collecting personal credit ratings to an initiative between a state-managed enterprise and two Internet companies. The move suggests that the Chinese government may want to get involved in deciding how technology interacts with finance (while… Read More

Michele Tucci from Fintech CredoLab Shares Strategy to Help US Lenders with Surviving COVID-19 Crisis

Michele Tucci, Chief Product Officer at CredoLab, a Fintech firm that’s focused on driving better credit decisions with the help of its platform, explains that his company has a strategy that may help US lenders with coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic “stronger than before.”… Read More

U.S. Cross-Border Consumer Credit Reporting Startup Nova Credit Secures $50 Million Through Series B Funding Round

Nova Credit, a U.S. cross-border consumer credit reporting startup, today announced it raised $50 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Canapi Ventures, Index Ventures, General Catalyst, and Nyca Partners. Nova Credit reported that the funds… Read More

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