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Chicago Rising: New Entry to List of Fintech Hubs is Important Gain for the Windy City

Deloitte’s recent report on Fintech Hubs entitled A tale of 44 cities – Connecting Global FinTech: Interim Hub Review 2017 indicated that London remained at the top of the list with Singapore closely behind it and obviously hoping to become number one. But alongside the original 20… Read More

UChicago Polsky Center Director E.J. Reedy: Still Time to Complete 2017 Americas Alternative Finance Industry Survey

“Having trusted, independent research is critical to cutting through some of the noise from a fast-changing space like alternative finance…We cut across to give a big picture view which isn’t typically available in other research.” It’s official, alternative finance platforms have been granted an extension… Read More

Fintech VendorMach Selected for Startupbootcamp, CEO Ojinnaka Shares Vision

VendorMach, an SME vendor trust monitoring platform is one of the 10 companies selected to participate in Startupbootcamp Fintech Accelerator in NYC which includes banking partners such as Deutsche Bank, Santander, Rabobank and MasterCard and Thomson Reuters. The program offers insights on US fintech issues for the 2016 cohort… Read More

Crowdnetic Founder & CEO Luan Cox: New Partnerships, Women in Fintech & Market Data Transparency

  “Our prediction is that the marketplace lending industry will undergo continued and increasing growth, opening up new investment opportunities and new avenues of capital formation for start-ups and small businesses.” It’s not too late to participate in the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey;… Read More

Peter Renton, Founder of Lend Academy & LendIt Conference, Contributes to Marketplace Lending’s Global Understanding, Growth & Success

  “I think Fintech, particularly as it applies to lending, has the capacity to completely transform how consumers and small business use credit. The best platforms are true innovators, underwriting consumers and small businesses in new ways using data that was simply unavailable ten or… Read More

UChicago Booth School of Business’ Robert Rosenberg Shares Insight on the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey

  “We think that the research will provide useful metrics on which sound policy can be built and measured.  Ideally, policy should encourage opportunity and entrepreneurship.” Working at the intersection of entrepreneurship and marketing communications, Professor Robert Rosenberg of the University of Chicago Booth School of… Read More

PeerRealty Announces Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform to Public

Real estate PeerRealty announced that its online investment platform is now open to the general public. The platform had previously been in private, invitation-only mode. CEO of PeerRealty, Jordan Fishfield  stated, “At PeerRealty, we believe that no investment portfolio can be truly diversified without a real estate… Read More

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