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The Digital Mortgage Market II: Software, Platforms, Analytics, Apps, Chatbots, and Bitcoin payments!

The Digital Mortgage Market II: Software, Platforms, Analytics, Apps, Chatbots, and Bitcoin payments!

by September 15, 2016 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Kevin Simback and Josie Lee seeded the list of US companies using technology in the broad Digital Mortgage Market – MortgageTech. I keep the conversation categorization and add on a few names. 1 – Mortgage Enterprise Solutions – this includes offering lending operating system (LOS) providers, marketing/lead gen/application/underwriting/fulfillment/closing platforms, servicingRead More

Credit Karma Hits 60 Million Users, Will Add Mortgages

Credit Karma Hits 60 Million Users, Will Add Mortgages

by September 9, 2016 at 9:37 am 1 comment

Credit Karma now has 60 million users. Yes, that zero is supposed to be there. And the company, which gives out free credit scores and generates revenue from selling lending leads, is adding 1 million to 2 million users — which the company calls “members” — per month, a Credit Karma official told anRead More

Marketplace Lending Depends on Savers Moving on From Bank Deposits

Marketplace Lending Depends on Savers Moving on From Bank Deposits

by June 3, 2016 at 3:03 am 2 comments

The Fintech is dead meme is now in full flood. Authoritative sources such as this Deloitte report (with sensationalist headline from Business Insider) add credibility to this meme.  This feels like the Internet is dead consensus in 2002. At the time I vividly recall the relief with which media companiesRead More

Ally Buys TradeKing to Move into Wealth Management Sector

Ally Buys TradeKing to Move into Wealth Management Sector

by April 6, 2016 at 9:50 am 1 comment

The branchless financial institution Ally Bank is expanding its offerings with the upcoming acquisition of TradeKing, a wealth management platform, announced yesterday. Ally had floated this ambition back in February. Ally has been adding to the functionality of its mobile app at a fast clip recently. Just last month, the bank announced theRead More

What Needs to Happen for Mobile Mortgage Originations to Become a Reality

What Needs to Happen for Mobile Mortgage Originations to Become a Reality

by January 22, 2013 at 10:35 am 10 comments

It’s well known that the mobile channel is effective for simple transactions, such as checking balances, making deposits, and even paying bills. But what about the transactions that typically take place in the branch, such as loan originations? Will processing the lengthy documents for such products ever work on aRead More