Tagged: millennials

CEO Gonçalo de Vasconcelos: 2016 Was a Phenomenal Year for SyndicateRoom

Helmed by CEO and Co-founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos,  SyndicateRoom continues to pioneer the “investor-led” crowdfunding model in the UK. A serial entrepreneur and Judge Business School grad who was awarded the Best Dissertation prize and the Benavitch Scholarship for academic and professional achievements, de Vasconcelos cofounded SyndicateRoom with a… Read More

Zopa Teams Up With Fintech Startup Pariti to Help Millennials Pay Off Credit Cards

On Tuesday, UK money management app, Pariti, announced it has teamed up with peer-to-peer lending platform, Zopa, to help millennials pay off their credit cards. Pariti, which was authorized by the FCA this June, is currently seeking to be a “pioneer” a new “marketplace banking” model. Its app… Read More

Fintech Goes to School: Lenny Links with FICO, Provides Credit Scores to Millennial Students

Just in time for graduation, Lenny, an app that offers credit lines to Millennials, announced a partnership with FICO (NYSE: FICO) to provide students and post-grads with their FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk.  Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, FICO is leader in the… Read More

Oz Consumer Fintech MoneyMe Raises $30M: Good Day, Mates!

Consumer fintech firm, MoneyMe, has announced a $30 million AUS capital raise after just two years in operation, signaling increasing confidence by the investment community in fintech who demonstrate an ability to achieve their growth projections and deliver true consumer value. The $30 million capital… Read More

$300 Million To Pave. Direct Lender Receives Big Boost to Lend to Millennials

Pave has received a significant commitment of up to $300 million for loans and equity capital as it continues with its mission to provide access to credit for millennials. Led by Seer Capital, Pave may now expand its lending across the US. Oren Bass, CEO and… Read More

The Millennial Opportunity: Dave Girouard Talks About Upstart Lending

  Former Googlers Dave Girouard and Anna Mongyat joined with Paul Gu (a Thiel Fellow) to launch Upstart in 2012.  Originally envisioned as a more altruistic lending platform that invested in the person and not the loan – somewhat similar to Pave –  the platform… Read More

Millennials & Banks: Hate’s a strong word. They don’t care.

  “Millennials hate their banks” is a common phrase thrown around in some circles.  I’m not sure it’s true. I’m not sure young people care about banks at all, in any practical way. For a long time, people have thought of “banks” as an all-encompassing… Read More

Rebound Ready: Analysts Note ‘Buy’ Rating For Mogo Finance Technology Inc.

  While shares of Mogo Finance Technology Inc. have slid from $10 to $6 since the IPO–the company was the first Canadian online lender to go public–all is far from lost. After the $50-million IPO on June 25, Cormark research analysts Jeff Fenwick and Richard Tse believe the stock will… Read More

Hyundai Crowdfunding Effort Trumps Dodge Dart Registry

Would you believe that after all of the noise the Dodge Dart Registry made when it launched in January of 2013, it resulted in two sales? Two. This is one of the revelations from a report on BrandChannel.com, a news outlet that covers brand marketing… Read More

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