Alt-Finance

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

LendIt: Tony Zerucha’s panel on mortgages

LendIt: Tony Zerucha’s panel on mortgages

Watch the panel entitled, “Bringing the Mortgage Process out of the Dark Ages” moderated by Bankless Times managing editor Tony Zerucha. Panelists include: Nima Ghamsari, Blend; Jeff Foster, Clara Lending; Nick Stamos, Sindeo; Simon Moir, eOriginal; Joshua Tatum, SoFi; Moderator: ...

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Disburze creates African B2B paytech infrastructure

Disburze creates African B2B paytech infrastructure

  Disburze has introduced a B2B payment clearing infrastructure with direct reach in more than 25 African countries, including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Senegal. It allows businesses to settle invoices in local currencies. “We have created the ...

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New ID Analytics release a deeper predictive dive

New ID Analytics release a deeper predictive dive

Credit Optics Full Spectrum allows lenders get a more complete picture of their borrowers and make better decisions as a result, Patrick Reemts said. Mr. Reemts is the vice president of credit risk solutions at ID Analytics, a provider of consumer ...

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Assurity, V-Key to deliver new authentication

Assurity, V-Key to deliver new authentication

Assurity Trusted Solutions (Assurity) and digital mobile security provider V-Key have united to provide authentication via V-Tap, which is V-Key’s mobile soft token application. V-Tap will provide security and convenience for commercial online services consumers receiving service through Assurity’s National ...

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FinMkt adds Tim Duncan to advisory board

FinMkt adds Tim Duncan to advisory board

  Financial services marketplace technology provider FinMkt has appointed Tim Duncan to its advisory board. He will consult on strategy and product development. Two decades ago Mr. Duncan founded a company which employed the internet to deliver makes data, research and ...

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ITRC/CyberScout report details data breach trends

ITRC/CyberScout report details data breach trends

The number of U.S. data breaches continues to grow dramatically, data from a report released by the Identity Theft Resource Centre (ITRC) and CyberScout shows, but the true growth rate is tougher to determine. Tracked data breaches in 2016 totaled ...

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