FinTech 3.0: Why Partnerships with Traditional Lenders Aren’t a Matter of “If,” but “When”

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Patrick Freeman, head of partnerships at Credibly. Credibly is a Bronze Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] Generation 1.0 of FinTech started in the early 2000s, when some of the early pioneers of the space were creating an […]

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Planning for Success in Online Lending

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Tom Burnside, CEO at LendingPoint. LendingPoint is a Platinum Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] Much has changed in marketplace and online lending since 2016’s LendIt USA conference. Seemingly healthy, strong players stumbled on significant bumps in the road, […]

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Navigating the Paradigm Shift in Alternative Lending

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Marqeta. Marqeta is a Gold Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] Technology and innovation are doing to financial services and alternative lending what they are doing to all industries: upending the status quo, enabling disruptive competitors to rise, and […]

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How Marketplace Lenders Can Stay Digital and Ensure Confidence when Moving Assets to the Secondary Market

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from eOriginal. eOriginal is a Bronze Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] As with so many aspects of our world today, the future of securitization is digital. Marketplace lending platforms know this as well as anyone. At eOriginal, we believe […]

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The Evolution of Home Buying: The Rise of Home Ownership Investments and What It Means for Consumers

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Unison. Unison is a Silver Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] See our white paper, titled A New Era for Home Buying: The Rise of Home Ownership Investments, for more information. Homeowners have traditionally financed their homes solely […]

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Direct Mail Screening: How Alternative Credit Data Boosts Campaign Success

[Editor’s note: This is a white paper from Clarity Services. Clarity Services is a Platinum Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] Non-prime consumers’ circumstances can change suddenly and push them beyond the identified risk boundaries. As a lender, post-screening is also your last chance to guard against […]

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The Rebundling of the Financial Services

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Tim Hong at MoneyLion. MoneyLion is a Silver Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] It’s well characterized by now that the first wave of fintech disruption came in the form of the unbundling of the bank. From lending […]

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LendIt USA 2017 Speakers to Follow on Twitter

It’s that time of year again! With LendIt USA just a few days away, it’s time to start networking! We’ve teamed up with LendIt USA sponsor Sharestates to create the ultimate list of LendIt USA 2017 speakers to follow on Twitter. If you follow Sharestates and our speakers, we guarantee that your news feed will […]

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Partnering with a Life Insurance Startup – Is It the Right Move for Your Business?

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Liz Langlois, strategic partnerships lead at Haven Life. Haven Life is a Bronze Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] It’s 2017, and suddenly life insurance is sexy. Remember, it was just a few years ago that the fintech space […]

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Rebuilding Trust and Confidence: The Road Ahead for Online Marketplace Lenders

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Gavin Harding, senior business consultant at Experian. Experian is a Gold Sponsor at LendIt USA 2017 which will take place on March 6-7, 2017 in New York City.] Though he wasn’t referring to the state of the online marketplace lending industry, legendary singer Bob Dylan summed it up best […]

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