SEC Charges Fintech Founder with Fraud Scheme

The SEC charged Michael Liberty, founder of the fintech startup now known as Mozido, with a scheme to trick hundreds of investors into investing in his shell companies instead of Mozido.

Instant Funding, Seamless Customer Transactions Fintech Lenders Transform Small Business Lending

In the past decade, growth in financial technology has spawned a new generation of online lenders. These lenders use the latest technology to underwrite and finance small business loans. Customers can apply online and receive funding in 24 hours in some cases. ABF Journal Editor Nadine Bonner speaks with executives from three fintech companies that specialize in small business loans.

ELFF Study Examines Fintech’s Disruptive Force on Financing

A new study from the ELFF reveals that fintech technology platforms present a disruptive force to the equipment finance industry, but will not become a competitor as a major source of equipment funding.

Euroloan Appoints Ex-Morgan Stanley Fintech Leader New Group CEO

Euroloan Group appointed James Hickson, former Wall Street fintech leader, as group chief executive officer. Hickson most recently led a fintech technology business development practice at Morgan Stanley.

Why Commercial Lenders Must Embrace Fintech Now

It is safe to say that over the past 10 years technology has completely transformed everything from the way we read to the way we shop. The lending business is not immune to technology’s disruption. G. Scott Paterson explains how embracing the fintech revolution will put lenders in a stronger position with their customers.

Fintech Company Bizfi Hits $2B Origination Milestone

Fintech company Bizfi surpassed $2 billion in financing to more than 35,000 small businesses across America.

Hitachi Capital America Enters Partner-Finance Program with FastPay

Hitachi Capital America and FastPay entered into a partner-finance program to provide liquidity to enterprise-segment clients within the digital economy.

SEC Announces Agenda, Panelists for Fintech Forum

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the agenda and panelists for its November 14, 2016 forum to discuss fintech innovation in the financial services industry.

Report: Fintech Use Growing in Banking, Trust Remains Low

Half of banking customers across the globe are using the products or services of at least one fintech firm, according to the first World Fintech Report, but customers trust remains low.

Fitch: Goldman’s Online Lender Seeks to Link Fintech and Banking

Fitch Ratings reported the launch of Goldman Sachs’ new online consumer lending platform that is part of the firm’s efforts to capitalize on the growing fintech sector.