Fintech deals in India reached an all-time high in Q1’18. We mapped the landscape of 125+ Indian fintech startups across merchant services, consumer payments, personal finance, and B2B solutions.
The US card payment system involves a series of middlemen taking a cut. Digital systems, like those used in China and Kenya, could threaten banks and other players.
Emerging sectors like crypto might be redefining tech's nomenclature and creating a new breed of unicorns.
GreenSky is already profitable, is successfully targeting creditworthy customers, is scaling verticals, and has avoided controversy, unlike many of its alternative lending peers. We dig into why GreenSky's financials, partnerships, new markets, and industry positioning could help it achieve a more positive outcome than other publicly traded alternative lenders.
Startups and financial giants like Goldman Sachs are competing for the increasingly crowded consumer lending space. In the face of this threat, Lending Club emphasized new product innovation in its Q1'18 earnings call as its path to growth.
We look at the trend of banks and fintechs acquiring PFM apps — and hypothesize how acquirers determine the acquisition prices.