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MasterCard Partners with Startup EFL — But Doesn’t Take an Equity Stake

MasterCard Partners with Startup EFL — But Doesn’t Take an Equity Stake

by September 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm 1 comment

MasterCard announced a partnership with alternative scoring startup Entrepreneurial Finance Labs (EFL) earlier this week. The deal did not involve the payments giant taking an ownership stake. EFL offers credit providers in developing markets with sophisticated tools to improve underwriting for small business loans. Co-founder and COO DJ DiDonna ofRead More

The 10 Best Innotribe Startups of 2013

The 10 Best Innotribe Startups of 2013

by July 17, 2013 at 10:33 am 2 comments

Innotribe, SWIFT’s startup engine, today unveiled the 15 companies that are finalists for the $50,000 prize for best startup to be awarded at the upcoming Sibos Dubai. We’ve narrowed down the 15 to the 10 we think are best, and rank ordered them based on what we know about theRead More

How Credit Underwriting Can Transform Using Voice Authentication and Psychometrics

How Credit Underwriting Can Transform Using Voice Authentication and Psychometrics

by June 14, 2013 at 10:22 am 0 comments

In 1956, Bill Fair and Earl Isaac founded FICO, the purveyor of credit scoring algorithms, and since then lenders have used math to make underwriting decisions. But if you want a glimpse into the future of underwriting — especially in the emerging markets — allow me to introduce you toRead More