It wasn’t too long ago that the suggestion that social media data could feed financial services underwriting and products was, well, dubious. Yes, we paid it lip service — isn’t it cool that OnDeck and Lenddo are using social media to make loans? The lip service ends today. Like a slow-moving glacier thatRead More
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WhatsApp has 450 million active mobile users. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has 15.6 million, most among any bank in the US. WhatsApp has 32 engineers. JPM employs 260,000. That’s the deficiency of banks in a nutshell. If you don’t “get” why Facebook has agreed to pay around $19 billion for WhatsApp,Read More
Lenddo Lenddo is like Klout for your credit score. Using the number and quality of your social connections to help determine your creditworthiness, Lenddo is looking to bring fair lending to those who might be denied credit from traditional sources. Based in the Philippines, Lenddo has a strong following amongRead More