Digital Lenders Association of India
January 9, 2020Turning Points that cleared out paths and sharpened my focus I don’t take the phrase “turning point” lightly for I am all too aware of the weight hidden in these seemingly casual words strung together. Oftentimes it takes more than one incident, one aha moment and one flare of inspiration for a dream/vision/idea to truly
December 13, 2019Over the years, I’ve found that failures are often far more constructive than successes. The moment the rug gets pulled out from under you is probably when you truly consider any and all options in order to be upright and moving forward. It was exactly this sort of moment that gave birth to what would
September 30, 2019Payment banks are claiming that they have an unfeasible business model and must be allowed to lend as well. We are already in that phase of the market cycle where all NBFCs are under stress (thanks to IL&FS crisis) and many are failing. The asset quality and the ability to assess credit of FIs (Financial
September 19, 2019With great data, comes great responsibility. From 2013 to 2019, there have been 5 massive cyberattacks that have resulted in breach of information of more than 400 million users, each time. Yahoo, First American Fin Corp, Facebook, Marriott International, these are some of the biggest international corporates, and all of them have been recent victims.
September 19, 2019The world is undergoing a digital revolution, and its effects have become crucial to the very functioning of society. But while this digital connectivity has given rise to newer heights and incredible developments, it is also paving way for newer vulnerabilities and security loopholes that cybercriminals breed into. The global threat landscape is evolving at
June 1, 2019With the fast paced evolution of Fintech Ecosystem in India in the last few years, identity theft has become the largest contributor to fraud. With so much data being leaked online, it’s astonishingly easy for fraudsters to mimic another individuals identity, use stolen credit card information or take over an account. Juniper Research estimates that
January 16, 2019India as a consumer market is fairly complex in terms of geography, cultural preferences and consumer behaviour. For any given product or service, there are multiple consumer segments, each with its own unique set of buying preferences. But a common unifying factor is the ubiquity of mobile connectivity and the rapid adoption of the internet as a data source influencing the buying decision.
October 30, 2018SME lending in India has caught the attention of Bankers and FinTechs alike. Lending to SMEs is expected to increase up to 23% by 2023, and data will be the driving force behind this growth. The opening up of alternative data sources and the ease of access to APIs have made credit assessment robust and easier for lenders and customers. Initiatives like GST(N) and Bharat Bill Pay System (BBPS)…
July 6, 2018Many a time, business owners encounter constraints based on credit score and credit history while applying for loans. If you are familiar with credit evaluation companies like CIBIL, Equifax, Experian, Highmark, you might already know about credit scores. Going a step further, lending companies also assess businesses based on their credit history. In simpler terms,
July 4, 2018FinTech is driving the new business model and dramatically changing the face of the financial domain with the latest tech-savvy tools, which offer increased productivity in the most efficient and cohesive manner. With such great advantages, it is also challenging the government and the regulatory bodies to come up with laws, which strike the right