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Kreditech Appoints Ashish Kohli as Managing Director India.

Experienced finance professional takes the lead in Kreditech’s Mumbai Office Kreditech, a digital consumer lender using machine-learning based underwriting, appoints Ashish Kohli as the new Managing Director in India. Kohli brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services to the table.  He will be the head of Kreditech’s Indian office in Mumbai and will be responsible for establishing ... Read More »

Experian Applied for a License to Offer Consumer and Commercial Credit Information in China

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), has confirmed it has received an application from Experian, the British provider of consumer and business credit reporting, which wants to offer corporate credit information within China.  “We have received the application and will take on the registration according to the law,” a spokesperson for the central bank, which is also ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Harnesses Artificial Intelligence to Filter Media Content in Fight against Financial Crime

World-Check One’s Media Check helps prioritise media content most relevant to Anti-Money Laundering/Know Your Customer compliance Thomson Reuters has enhanced its World-Check One platform with the launch of Media Check, a unique media screening and processing feature powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that helps address the regulatory and reputational consequences of overlooking key data in the fight against financial crime. Media ... Read More »

US-based Fintech Firm TALA Moves into India

California-based fintech company Tala said that it is bringing its lending app to India. This expansion was announced along with a new $50 million Series C funding led by Revolution Growth its operations in the country which is already in progress. The company said in its statement that it also recently raised an additional $15 million to power its loan ... Read More »

Experian Joins Danal, Provider of Mobile Identity and Authentication Solutions as Investor

Addition of Danal’s mobile identity platform to Experian’s suite of identity products helps businesses better protect people’s information To continue to grow its suite of identity solutions, Experian announced a strategic financial partnership with Danal, a mobile phone identity and authentication platform. The two companies closed a preliminary strategic investment round.  As part of the investment, Experian will combine elements ... Read More »

Tinubu Square Launches Innovation Lab

Tinubu Square launches Innovation Lab, focusing on technologies & innovation for insurance and the trade finance industry Tinubu Square, the industry leader in trade credit, surety and trade finance solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Innovation LAB’, focusing on blockchain, advanced integration and deep analytics for insurance and banking industry applications. The Innovation LAB has been created ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Eyes Blockchain, Machine Learning Projects

Jessica Davis, Senior Editor of Information Week has recently interviewed Salem Khan, D&B’s Global Leader of Data Innovation concerning Dun & Bradstreet’s move into Blockchain and machine learning.  Dun & Bradstreet has been providing information to subscribers and customers for 177 years. Now it is exploring Blockchain and machine learning to improve its offerings. You wouldn’t normally think of a ... Read More »

CoreLogic Acquires a la mode technologies, LLC

Expands and Scales Data-Driven Valuations Platform Offerings CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, announced the completion of the Company’s acquisition of a la mode technologies, LLC (a la mode). a la mode provides subscription based software solutions to more than 40,000 appraiser professionals across the United States. The software solutions provided by a la ... Read More »

Chinese Government Institute Launches Blockchain for Authentication

A Chinese government-led research body has rolled out a blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform for identity and supply-chain tracking. Dubbed the Blockchain Registry Open Platform (BROP), the system, developed by China Banknote Blockchain Technology Research Institute, was officially launched at a financial technology summit in Hangzhou on Monday, according to Securities Times.  While China’s internet giants Tencent, Baidu and JD.com have already launched their ... Read More »

Tinubu Square Reinforces International Management Team & Announces New Senior Appointment

Tinubu Square, the industry leader in trade credit, surety and receivables financing solutions has begun the restructuring of its management team following the recent €53 million investment by Long Arc Capital and Bpifrance.  This is marked by the appointment of Bijan Olfati as Group Executive Vice President, Business Development and Olivier Placca, a co-founder of Tinubu Square, as the new Deputy Chief ... Read More »

GBG Helps Businesses Bring Data to Life with New Tool

New data visualisation tool means organisations can make quick, intelligent decisions about their customers GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence, announces the release of its data visualisation tool, to help organisations quickly identify trends, patterns and correlations in their data and make intelligent decisions about their customers. ‘Visualise by GBG Connexus’ was created by the team behind the ... Read More »

Equifax Among Inaugural Developers in Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange™ Platform

New industry platform offers first seamless integration of data and services to create a more effective automotive journey Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced that it is among the first developers to contribute application programming interfaces (APIs) to the new Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange™ platform. Fortellis enables developers, OEMs and dealers to leverage, build, innovate, and securely integrate solutions and workflows to transform business. ... Read More »

Dow Jones Acquires Cerico

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, a leading provider of anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and sanctions compliance data solutions, has completed the acquisition of Cerico from the law firm Pinsent Masons and Campbell Nash, a consultancy owned by technologist James Armstrong. Cerico provides end-to-end Know Your Business Partner technology and digital compliance tools for international businesses, supporting anti-corruption programmes around the world. ... Read More »

Moody’s Analytics Launches the Data Alliance Portal

Moody’s Analytics launched its new Data Alliance Portal. Members of Moody’s Analytics data consortium can use the portal to contribute data to the consortium and collect credit risk benchmarking information in return. The Moody’s Analytics Data Alliance is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive data consortia, covering a range of asset classes including commercial and industrial (C&I), commercial real ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Included in 2018 List of World’s Most Ethical Companies

Arizona-based organization Ethisphere Institute has selected Dun & Bradstreet as one of the 135 most ethical companies around the world in 2018.  D&B said March 1 this is its 10th consecutive year in the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. Louis Sapirman, chief compliance officer of Dun & Bradstreet, stated that the company recognizes its responsibility to continue doing what is right as part of the ... Read More »