Lending software blog

SME Borrowers – Optimal Target Audience for Alternative Lenders

A new breed of entrepreneur has created an untapped niche for digital lenders. These upstarts left their corporate positions to start lucrative new business ventures from a shared workspace or a home office. They’re an interesting mix of people with one thing in common – a bright entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all good news for alternative lenders, because you’re their first choice for business funding.  

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How to Face the Loan Decisioning Challenges of Today With Automation Solutions

To make it in today’s lending industry, your loan decisioning process has to be quick, low-risk, and accurate. It’s one of those crucial elements that either make or break a lending business. Decisioning can take days, rely on outdated rules, and scorecards or it can be powered by unorthodox data sources and analysis approaches and allow new-era lenders to compete and outperform large-scale rivals. The choice is yours. 

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15 Tools to Automate The Day-to-Day of Your Lending Business

This is a guest post from the Clutch.co team

Launching and managing a lending business can be quite an undertaking. But there are plenty of ways to make it easier. A comprehensive and intelligent technology stack should be your first step when it comes to building a successful and productive loan operation. It could prove to be one of your most important decisions.

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2020 Lending Market Prediction: Who Will Own the Marketplace

2020 is right around the corner, and it promises to be another dynamic year for the financial industry. Savvy lenders are already in full planning mode, strategizing new ways to overcome a variety of business challenges. We’re optimistic that digital lenders will find creative workarounds for their obstacles. And maybe even say, “Wow. That was a blessing in disguise.”

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7 Artificial Intelligence Applications in Digital Lending

Digitalization leaves no industry untouched. In the last decades, lenders, traditional and alternative, have been on the lookout for new technologies to take them ahead of the competition. Software that would make credit decisioning and loan management safer, faster, and cheaper. Naturally, AI has been a focus for most.  

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9 Things SMEs Look for in a Digital Lender

As lending niche entry barrier lowers due to the development of FinTech, competition grows. Big banks have established names and loyal client bases going for them, and alternative credit providers keep improving user experience, simplifying onboarding, and lowering interest rates. That leaves new lending market players in a tricky position where they have to compete both among themselves and with the big banks. But with the right groundwork, outperforming banks and your fellow alternative lenders is possible. 

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How to Process Loan Applications and Approve More Loans Faster

Consumers choose speed and convenience over price, even when it comes to their finances. That’s why successful lenders strive to deliver instant approvals, and 1-day funds transfers. They’re training borrowers to expect quick action with every application. Can your lending operation approve loans at warp speed, without sacrificing credit quality?

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How Much It Costs to Digitalize a Lending Business

To get into the real lending game thirty years ago, one needed immense resources. And not just loads of cash available for crediting, but also money for opening and maintaining offices and branches, originators, servicing managers, underwriters, collectors, analysts, etc.

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How to Create a Lender’s Regulatory Compliance Blueprint

From a regulator’s standpoint, it makes good sense to scrutinize lenders. Especially those that use online channels for account origination, funds transfers, and payments processing as this niche isn’t yet as well-controlled as brick-and-mortar businesses. That’s why it makes equally good sense for lending professionals to hardwire regulatory compliance into their business model and product design. Savvy lenders are learning to leverage compliance as an asset, instead of a necessary evil.

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