Disrupting Auto Finance

  • Arjan Schütte
  • October 30, 2014
Last year, I woke up to the sleeping giant of auto finance. Over the last decade, we’ve witnessed an explosion of startups building software tha...

Diverse Perspectives

  • Arjan Schütte
  • April 17, 2014
I go to more conferences than are good for me.  And if you're like me, you don't attend many sessions, and you meet with the same cast of charact...

Subprime Auto Finance: Hidden Giant

  • Arjan Schütte
  • October 8, 2013
No one who reads my blog will be surprised to learn that 1 in 4 Americans are underbanked.  But I do see quite a few raised digital eyebrows when...

Bluebird verses Green Dot. Prepaid wins.

  • Arjan Schütte
  • November 25, 2012
Walmart made Green Dot.  Now it's making Blue bird.  The low-cost merchant has long offered a full suite of payments products to its customers, at rec...

It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green Dot

  • Arjan Schütte
  • August 5, 2012
Kermit is not the only LA-based green creature that feels misunderstood.  Just over a week ago, Green Dot Corporation (GDOT) lost over 60% of its valu...