Tagged: creditworthiness

LOQBOX Partners with ClearScore to Assist UK Consumers with Establishing Good Credit History

Financial exclusion is negatively affecting billions of consumers across the globe, including the younger generations who do not have established credit histories. As the United Kingdom‘s economy tries to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, the nation’s lending platforms are expecting an increase in unsecured lending…. Read More

Philippines based BaaS Fintech Netbank Partners Alternative Lenders so their Platforms Can Expand Operations

Philippines-based Netbank has now partnered with several alternative lenders so that the lending platforms can expand their operations without having to acquire additional funding. Netbank, the first Southeast Asia-based banking as a service (BaaS) platform operating via a bank license, is reportedly working closely with… Read More

UK’s Creditspring, an FCA Regulated Consumer Credit Provider, Now Claims 50,000+ Members

UK-based Creditspring, the Financial Conduct Authority-regulated consumer credit solution provider, now claims around 50,000 members since it launched operations back in 2016. This is a key milestone for Creditspring, a company that aims to improve the financial wellbeing of 100,000 members by the end of… Read More

Ankitt Gaur: Founder and CEO at EasyFi Reveals Current Issues in Lending and Borrowing, Comments on DeFi Space

EasyFi is a universal layer-2 lending platform focused on improving the landscape of lending and borrowing digital assets. It is an open network infrastructure that facilitates peer-to-peer and cross-chain asset settlements. In a first-of-its-kind in the DeFi space, users’ creditworthiness is being appraised by EasyFi… Read More

Netherlands based Fintech Tinka to Offer Flexible Deferred Payments and Other Installment Plans

The spin-off of Fintech firm Tinka, a deferred payments provider, has initiated a new phase in the digital and business transformation of former Wehkamp Finance. Tinka aims to simplify customer purchases with deferred payment options and also by offering installment plans for retailers based in… Read More

New Modular SaaS Platform for Financial Services Sector Launched by Ezbob, a Customer Acquisition Tech Provider

Ezbob Ltd., a customer acquisition technology provider for financial services, has launched a new modular software-as-a-service or SaaS platform that addresses key trends in the financial services industry. The firm’s Ezbob Express aims to focus on providing financial services companies with the flexibility of filling… 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

India’s Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney Expects Steady Revenue Growth, as BNPL Market Expands

India has a GDP of about $3 trillion which is relatively small when compared to the size of its population (estimated to be around 1.5 billion). There are also many unbanked and financially underserved consumers and businesses across the country. India also does not have… Read More

London’s Fintech Startup Fintern Acquires £32M in Capital to Expand Access to Affordable Loans in UK Markets

UK-based Fintech company Fintern has secured £32 million in funding in order to expand access to affordable loans in the United Kingdom. On the back of their official launch last month, the London-headquartered startup has confirmed that it raised £32 million in equity and debt… Read More

Apple Releases the All New “Phantom Credit Score” and it’s All Wrong

Apple CEO, Tim Cook kicked off the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) “spring-loaded” event and announced the biggest head-scratcher that made no sense. Cook announced a new way to “build credit” for the rest of your family that’s called “Apple Card Family”. Cook said that Apple set out to… Read More

Bengaluru based Fintech Lending Firm KreditBee Finalizes $75 Million Series C Equity Round

Bengaluru-based Fintech lending firm KreditBee has finalized a $75 million Series C equity round which included participation from Premji Invest, Mirae Asset Naver Asia Growth Fund, Alpine Capital and Arkam Ventures (consisting of both primary and secondary investment). Madhusudan E, Co-Founder & CEO of KreditBee,… Read More

Fintech Lending Apps are Increasingly Using AI and Machine Learning to Accurately Determine Borrower’s Creditworthiness, According to Researchers

The financial sector is undergoing major technological advancements and changes. Traditional banking institutions now face a lot of competition from online or digital startups that have no physical branches. Social media and other online platforms are branching out into payments and credit. The rise in… Read More

Decentralized Credit System OScore will be Combined with New Inclusive Pool to Give Lenders Insight into Users’ Creditworthiness

High-performance blockchain platform Ontology has introduced an “Inclusive Pool” – which is the platform’s first (decentralized finance) DeFi product based on OScore. Since recently launching OScore, the “decentralized” credit system implemented on Ontology’s DeID, the team at Ontology has been working towards adding a new… Read More

Open Banking Platform AccountStore Partners Fintech Click2Check to Offer Credit Assess Solution for Mortgage Advisors

AccountScore, an Open Banking platform, has teamed up with Fintech firm Click2Check in order to offer a new solution, called Credit Assess, which may be helpful for businesses and professionals working in the mortgage advisory market. According to a release, the Credit Assess solution offers… Read More

Fintech Harvest to Offer AI and Machine Learning enhanced Financial Wellness Reports

US-based Fintech firm Harvest is reportedly planning to transform the existing credit scoring systems. Like many other Fintechs, Harvest will be using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms to offer clients a dynamic view of their financial profile. This should help people with… 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

Invoice Financing Marketplace Crowdz Partners Wiserfunding to Provide Improved SME Default Assessments

Barclays-backed Fintech, Crowdz, which serves as a financing marketplace that allows SMBs to sell unpaid invoices for cash, has teamed up with Edward Altman‘s latest project, Wiserfunding, a business credit score provider. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider: “As Silicon Valley’s Crowdz… Read More

Indian Online Lender Lendingkart Secures Over $42 Million in Funding via Round Led by Bertelsmann India Investments, Others

India-based online lender Lendingkart Technologies has secured Rs 319 crore (appr. $42.16 million) in funding through a Series D investment round, which was led by existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments, Fullerton Financial Holdings, IndiaQuotient, and Sistema Asia Fund. LendingKart’s management said that the capital raised… Read More

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