A Lesson on Lending: Alternative Lenders and Community Banks

December 7, 2017    By : Stephanie Butler

Imagine you are a small-business owner running a profitable family restaurant for several years and looking to expand to another location. To do this, you need a $70,000 loan, but your bank has declined your request. Rather than go to

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Online Lending 2.0 by Renaud Laplanche [Video]

October 12, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Renaud Laplanche, Co-founder & CEO of Upgrade, shares his thoughts on where online lending is today, where it is going, and how it fits the broader FinTech trends. Online Lending 2.0 by Renaud Laplanche In an insightful, data-rich presentation, Laplanche

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FinTech Lending: A Trojan Horse for Small Businesses?

September 7, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Lending business has steadily been one of the most lucrative in FinTech for almost every party involved – virtuous investors and talented teams alike. In fact, lending is one of the two most funded and represented segments in the FinTech

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Adapt, Automate, Accelerate: AI and the Future of SME Lending

August 30, 2017    By : Justin Adams

All companies make poor decisions from time to time. Often, a company’s refusal to embrace a disruptive technology in favor of tried-and-true traditional methods, doesn’t turn out well. Think of Kodak, the once-great imaging empire, inventing the first digital camera

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