Equifax (NYSE: EFX) announced on Tuesday it has acquired transaction data analytics company AccountScore Holdings Limited to bolster its Open Banking and insights capabilities. Equifax reported that the acquisition will see it enhance its consumer and commercial product offerings, combining traditional credit bureau information held by… Read More
Initial Thoughts Every year, thousands of finance professionals from banks, credit unions, specialty financing companies and Fintech companies converge at Lend360. It’s an annual pilgrimage where decision-makers in the financing sector come together to learn from each other and plan ahead for the new year…. Read More
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) and Alchemy Technology have inked a new partnership to help banks and “specialty finance firms” as well as Fintechs accelerate their development with a white label lending solution. According to a release, Alchemy will provide the nuts and bolts lending software while Equifax… Read More
Equifax announced on Thursday it has joined forces with FinTech Sandbox to help startups access consumer and commercial data from the Equifax platform. Participating startups pay no fees and no equity is taken. Equifax reported: “In addition to data, Equifax will give analytical support to… Read More
Equifax, the global credit rating firm, publicly acknowledged its systems had been compromised and user information had been stolen. The data breach is one of the largest of its kind ever and stands to put millions of Equifax user information at risk. In fact, 143… Read More
The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has created a new category of membership to boost its ranks and add perspective to the association that represents the UK’s top online lenders. The P2PFA was established in 2011 as the industry gained traction, acting as the representative and self-regulatory… Read More
Mercator Advisory Group’s latest research, An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Lending: A European Perspective analyzes the new and fast growing payments segment peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and the business models underpinning it. The report focuses on P2P lending providers in the European market, in particular the U.K., profiling the leaders… Read More
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