• Aug. 20, 2017, 6:00 pm

Alt-Finance

Stories exploring the world of alt-currencies like Bitcoin, alt-banking, invoice-discounting and more

NSR Invest, LendingRobot announce merger

NSR Invest, LendingRobot announce merger

Two of the alternative lending industry’s largest specialized alternative lending registered investment advisors have merged. NSR Invest and LendingRobot became one after the former’s parent company Lend Core LLC purchased Algorithmic, Inc., owners of Lending Robot. NSR Invest cofounder and ...

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FutureVault names Trevor Marshall CRO

FutureVault names Trevor Marshall CRO

Personal and business information management company FutureVault has appointed Trevor Marshall as chief revenue officer, where he will lead strategic sales planning, business development and client engagement. Mr. Marshall was Canadian sales group vice president for Oracle. He led Canadian ...

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Why I decided to be a chief revenue officer

Why I decided to be a chief revenue officer

The following is a guest post from Eric Sager, chief revenue officer of invoice factoring and business line of credit provider BlueVine.   In early 2016, I met with an entrepreneur named Eyal Lifshiftz, who had led his company BlueVine ...

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Even Financial launches new marketplace

Even Financial launches new marketplace

Supply-side API and platform for online commerce Even Financial this week launched its Real Time Pricing (RTP) Programmatic Marketplace. Through the use of proprietary data, machine learning and predictive algorithms, the RTP creates a new marketplace with in-app, online advertising ...

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Banks must carefully choose their digital CX spend

Banks must carefully choose their digital CX spend

The following is a guest post from Don Berryman, chief commercial officer of Acticall Sitel Group, a company providing customer relationship management technology and consulting solutions. Research indicates that the Digital Experience (DX) spend on CX programs could amount to ...

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WeChat Pay coming to Europe thanks to Wirecard

WeChat Pay coming to Europe thanks to Wirecard

Wirecard now enables European retailers to accept WeChat Pay, a leading Chinese mobile payment solution, the company announced today.   WeChat Pay, along with Weixin, are part of Tencent, with WeChat Pay alone having more than 600 million active users. ...

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China Rapid Finance reaches 20M loan plateau

China Rapid Finance reaches 20M loan plateau

Online consumer lender China Rapid Finance today announced it has reached the 20 million cumulative loan mark, a number that has nearly doubled over the past six months. Second quarter facilitated loans rose by more than 350 per cent to ...

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LendUp’s goal: universal credit access

LendUp’s goal: universal credit access

When more than half of Americans cannot be approved for credit by traditional banks, a new approach is needed, Vijesh Iyer said. Mr. Iyer is the COO of LendUp, a fintech providing a better path to financial health for the ...

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