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Behalf Named One of 250 Fastest-Growing Fintechs in the World

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This week, CB Insights named Behalf to the second annual Fintech 250 list, a prestigious group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology. The financial services industry is being transformed by insurgent startups. From capital markets to insurance and digital banking to wealth management, the Fintech 250 are among the most promising of these companies globally. We at Behalf are thrilled to be featured amongst tech Unicorns and incredibly innovative startups doing big things for the future of finance….

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Is FinTech a Better Alternative Lending Option to Traditional Banks?

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Is FinTech the Better Alternative Lending Option to Traditional Bank Lenders? When it comes to small businesses, yes. Compared to large, established businesses, small businesses often encounter financing challenges with traditional bank lenders. This is due to factors like increased regulations since the 2008 economic downturn, higher risk adversity than alternative lenders, and stricter qualifications. Here’s an example: many traditional bank lenders won’t even consider loan applications from small businesses younger than 2-3 years. To top it off, the wait…

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How FinTech Is Changing The Lending World

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Many people think of the process of bank loans as rigid and slow. And with good reason. Taking out a bank loan can take a lot of paperwork and a lot of time. Market disruptors recognized that the loan system is long overdue for an update and that many good candidates are not qualifying for financing. So they began to rework the existing model, in hopes of making the lending system easier and more user friendly. But, what started as simply an…

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We’ve Gone Back To The Future!

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Great Scott! Today’s the day that Marty McFly and Doc Brown flew to in Back To The Future II. Many of the futuristic predictions featured in the 1989 movie do indeed exist today, such as video chat, wearable technology and hands-free gaming. But, the futuristic movie didn’t predict what’s arguably the best aspect of 2015: using technology as a means for market disruption. Today’s technology far surpasses all of the predictions  in the 1989 film (well, aside from the hover board), disrupting one market after…

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Bringing Uber To Your Financing

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Every aspect of our lives seems to have become digital. You can go shoe shopping and reconnect with old college buddies, all with the click of a button. Yet, when it comes to our finances, the whole process suddenly stops. We’re transported back a number of years, to the era of paperwork, lines and a whole lot of waiting. So writes Kristen Bellstrom in “What Fintech Companies Can Learn From Uber” on Fortune. The article discusses how Uber should be…

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