‘Apple Card: 12 Fintech Companies Driving Credit Card Innovation’ Jeremy Brown, Crunchbase (March 26, 2019)
‘Need a loan? There’s a tech company for that’ Jason Abbruzzese, NBC (November 11, 2019)
‘Get to Know Your Marketplace Lenders’ American Banker (accessed March 25, 2020)
‘Alternative Data Across the Loan Life Cycle: How FinTech and Other Lenders Use It and Why (PDF - 2.3MB)’ Experian (December 4, 2018)
‘Tech lenders push for a piece of the coronavirus, small-business bailout’ Kate Rooney, CNBC (March 23, 2020)
‘US lending at point of sale: The next frontier of growth’ Puneet Dikshit, Diana Goldshtein, and Udai Kaura, McKinsey & Company (November 4, 2019)
‘Detroit-based mortgage giant Quicken Loans on pace to set home loan record’ JC Reindl, Detroit Free Press (December 11, 2019)
‘Peer-to-Peer Lending 101’ Jeff Rose, Good Financial Cents (November 20, 2019)
Study Questions / Issues to Prepare
- How have Big Tech firms positioned themselves to offer credit and lending products to consumers and businesses?
- What is marketplace or peer-to-peer lending? What is point of sale lending? How might they change the provision of consumer credit and its competitive landscape?
- How is so-called “Alternative Data” and machine learning changing the world of credit ratings and underwriting?