Fintech, Digital Banking

The Case for Re-inventing the Credit Decisioning Approach

April 14, 2023

The Case for Re-inventing the Credit Decisioning Approach
The importance of credit decisioning in the success of a credit business cannot be overemphasized. Credit businesses are heavily dependent on their business rules, mathematical models, and data to make profitable decisions. Customer behavior and expectations have been irrevocably transformed as a result of the pandemic, and the use of alternative credit products such as BNPL, peer-to-peer lending,

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A Guide to 3-D Secure 2.0 Payment Security

whitePaper | November 25, 2021

With a global e-commerce market value nearing $5 trillion in 2021, online shopping is no longer a short-lived trend but the norm. The advance of widespread internet connectivity combined with the proliferation of mobile devices has increasingly driven consumers to shop online in recent years. Now, amplified by the need for safety in the wake of a global pandemic, retailers have seen an unprecedented surge in e-commerce sales with U.S. consumers spending $791.70 billion online in the U.S. in 2020, up an incredible 32.4% from $598.02 billion the prior year.

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi): Foundations, Applications, Potentials, and Challenges

whitePaper | July 15, 2022

Since the inception of Bitcoin in 2008, financial markets have seen a sharp increase in market capitalization for various blockchain-based assets in recent years. Yet, Bitcoin still represents the most popular cryptocurrency, with a market capitalization amounting to approximately USD 370 billion as of mid 2022. The recent phenomenon of blockchain-based applications such as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) have also contributed to the mushrooming of digital assets. In particular, DeFi has experienced tremendous momentum, with cryptocurrency investments locked to the Ethereum blockchain exceeding USD 100 billion by the end of 2021. DeFi has witnessed a rapid increase in market value in 2021, accompanied by a growing user base and the emergence of new, innovative use cases. Against this backdrop, we believe that exploring and developing a comprehensive understanding of DeFi marks a worthwhile endeavor.

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Building a Business Card Program in Today’s Digital-First Landscape

whitePaper | April 11, 2023

Digital transformation has become the buzz of the financial services industry ever since COVID-19 came on the scene. A landscape that had begun bubbling with potential quickly hit a boil when even digital naysayers were required to leverage the technology for standard monthly transactions. For many financial institutions (FIs), that rapid transformation to a digital-first mentality greatly impacted technology prioritization and business objectives.

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How Digitization is Driving Bank M&A and Improving Performance

whitePaper | October 21, 2021

During the pandemic banks had to experiment and take risks that under normal circumstances they would never have considered in order to keep operations up and running, such as rapidly deploying a range of digital tools. To the surprise of many, employees and customers enthusiastically embraced these digital offerings, accelerating technology maturity and adoption by several years. Banks suddenly had hard evidence that digitizing operations could bring enormous efficiency and scale advantages while actually serving customers with greater personalization. These insights, in addition to capitalization changes, are contributing to a new wave of M&A activity in the U.S. as banks look to scale up quickly as the economy emerges from the pandemic. There were more than 50 deals in the first four months of 2021 with a total value of almost $25 billion, up from $6.5 billion in the same period in 2020, according to an S&P Global report.

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Ecosystem thinking: the fraud and risk approach that protects from every angle

whitePaper | November 1, 2022

Financial services firms face more and greater digital risks than at any time in their history. The global threat environment is constantly evolving, with new technologies, adversaries, and criminal techniques emerging weekly – and in response more and more regulations are being introduced.

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Seven trends that will shape the future of the financial services industry

whitePaper | November 19, 2021

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