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Banks, credit unions and insurance companies may have differing business models, but they all have a common goal: better conversion and retention rates.
Fortunately, better customer onboarding usually translates to better conversion and retention. For this reason, organizations continue to invest in digital technologies to streamline operations and eliminate time-consuming online interactions in areas such as new account opening, loan origination and policy applications.
Those first information-intensive interactions, of course, are the most critical: you usually only get once chance to win a new customer’s business. But winning is only part of the equation. What if you could win—and wow—customers from those first moments and keep them engaged throughout the onboarding process?
Mark your calendars for this upcoming webinar, where industry experts will share six best practices to help your organization win and wow customers:
• Easy—Enable instant image and data capture via web and mobile technology
• Accurate—Extract data from pictures of physical documents without error-prone manual entry
• Automated—Invest in workflow tools to automate and track completion of process steps
• Visible—Empower staff and customers with process transparency and timely communication
• Consistent—Ensure data is complete and integrated across internal systems
• Efficient—Meet expectations for speed, while effectively managing regulatory risks
Speakers will include:
•Sheryl Kingstone, Director, 451 Research
•Sarah Johnson, Industry Solutions Architect, Kofax
•Jim Marous, Owner and Publisher, Digital Banking Report
Forget Oracle, IBM or any of the other big-name, publicly traded acquirers that – until now --have always set the tone in the tech M&A market. If a tech deal printed in 2017, the buyer is more likely a private equity firm than any of the well-known serial acquirers on the US stock market. This is the first time in the history of the multibillion-dollar tech M&A market that financial acquirers have been busier than these strategic acquirers. To understand how the ever-growing influence of buyout shops is reshaping the tech industry, join 451 Research for an hour-long webinar on Thursday, Sept. 7 2017.
In the sub-prime lending market, speed-to-close determines market share. Join us to learn how an end-to-end digital process with e-signatures transformed OneMain’s lending business – positioning the lender as the largest personal loan company in the U.S. Today,99% of OneMain’s loans are e-signed, enabling them to be closed and funded significantly faster than on paper.
In this 60-minute presentation, you’ll learn how the company took a phased approach and implemented e-signatures in the call center and online channels, then expanded to the branch network. This year, OneMain will complete its e-signature roll-out to 1,700 branches, where the majority of its loans are transacted.
Our speakers will share firsthand insights and advice on topics like:
· Top e-signature requirements, such as security, deployment, scalability
· Best practices for preparing a national roll-out – including working with regulators on a state-by-state basis
· Designing optimal workflows for remote vs. in-branch transactions
· Preparing the branch network for e-signature
Presenters: David Smith, Vice President, Application Systems, OneMain
Philip Hannah, Director of IT, OneMain
Mary Ellen Power, VP Marketing, eSignLive by
As cloud continues to erase the network perimeter, it’s more important than ever to align IT infrastructure to track more closely to the businesses it serves.
As a result, gateway technology choices and investments need to fit the cloud model and fit in terms of security use case, value, and real-world business requirements.
Join Dan Cummins, analyst with 451 Research and Tim Chiu, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Symantec, for an informative webinar on August 2 to hear a discussion of network security today.
- Discussion on the increased dependence on HTTP and HTTPS
- The limitations of Firewalls in the web and cloud world
The increasing critical need for web gateways, both on premise and in the cloud, for achieving:
- Access governance for users and devices
- Verifiable protection against advanced attack methods
- Agile risk management and measurable return on investment.
Important opportunities are at hand right now to integrate network and cloud-based approaches to achieve coordinated and robust anti-malware, privacy, policy and connectivity capabilities, while continuing on a path to flexible, software-defined infrastructure.
VR creates infinite storytelling possibilities, but it’s also infinitely difficult to pull off. It’s a completely new medium that requires an entirely new way of creating content, and endless inventiveness, and have you ever seen a 360-degree camera?
Join our latest interactive VB Live event to hear how companies are reducing travel expenses but improving employee connection, conducting interviews, and giving presentations. Learn about companies like Walmart using VR technology to train employees; how doctors are leveling up their skills; educators are transforming learning; and audience engagement skyrockets when you give them a whole new way to see, touch and interact.
And discover how consumers are interacting with VR right now, and what the marketplace is expected to look like in the year ahead.
Register now for real talk on the possibilities of virtual reality, the resources you need, and the rules to break.
In this webinar you’ll:
*Hear the results - for the first time - of the latest VR market research
*Discover the compelling business case for VR
*Understand why consumer-generated VR content is important to business
*Find out how companies are using VR content to strengthen their bottom line
*Learn what’s next in the VR content world
* Dean Johnson, Head of Innovation, Brandwidth
* Crystal O’Hea, Senior Director Expedition X, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Technology, VentureBeat
* Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat
DBRS Student Loan ABS report
Goldman Sachs is looking to spinoff one of its tech bets at a $ 75 million valuation
The State Of Consumers And Technology: Benchmark 2017, US
SoFi loses another senior executive, as chief revenue officer Michael Tannenbaum departs
SoFi CEO: Why Ethereum Is Much More Valuable Than Bitcoin
IT planners have far more options as to where to run their workloads than ever before. On-premises data centers, co-location facilities and managed services providers are now joined by hybrid multi-clouds – a combination of Software-, Infrastructure- and Platform-as-a-Service (SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS) execution venues. All have unique operational, performance and economic characteristics that need to be considered when deploying workloads.
In this Webinar Carl Lehmann, Principal Analyst with 451 Research, and Don Davis, Technology Director for Iron Mountain’s Data Center business will discuss how industry leading enterprises determine the best execution venues for their workloads by addressing:
•The market and technology trends that influence workload, data center and cloud strategy
•How to evaluate the characteristics of various workloads and execution venues
•How to manage workloads across on-premises and off-premises ecosystems
Attendees will learn how to formulate an IT strategy that can be used to guide the decision criteria needed for placing workloads on their best execution venues, and enable the migration and ongoing management of workloads across a hybrid multi-cloud enterprise architecture.
The Fastest Consumer Lenders to $ 1 Billion in Originations
Ron Suber, Prosper President and Industry Legend, Stepping Down
Six months after acquisition, SoFi is shutting down Zenbanx
Bloomberg Report is Critical of Online Lenders
Summer Fintech Reading Ideas
Presentation for Commonwealth Embassy's Billionaire Round Table Conference highlighting how modern financial technology ("FinTech") as well as a coinciding modern regulatory regime ("RegTech") can ensure the global democratization of capital.
In 2016, when major platforms like Facebook gave developers the keys to the artificial intelligence kingdom, and advances in AI technology and natural language processing started breaking the user interface mold, analysts predicted that chatbots were going to change the game.
Bots flooded the market—and then they vanished. They weren't backed with solid business models, addressing real pain points or solving problems, because marketers weren't asking the right questions, customers weren't engaging, and chatbots were too often gimmicks instead of disruptors.
How do you become the next unicorn in the bots and artificial intelligence space? How do you catch the eye and win the heart of that top VC firm? Join our latest interactive VB Live event to find out!
In this live virtual executive roundtable, you'll:
* Learn what entrepreneurs need to do to get noticed by top VC firms
* Look at the most active venture capitalists in tech today
* Discover the biggest mistakes made by foundering startups
* Identify the weaknesses that are keeping you from becoming the next unicorn
* Ton van 't Noordende, Venture Partner, Keadyn
* Jon Cifuentes, Cofounder Research and Operations, All Turtles
* Matthew Zeiler, CEO, Clarifai
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
George & Ryan talk about news & analysis from Lending Times, including:
Behind the Scenes at Orchard Platform, a Struggle to Innovate
Fitch Rates Prosper Marketplace Issuance Trust, Series 2017-1
RateSetter decides not to lend to George Banco’s customers
Goldman Sachs boost rates for savers in bid to attract deposits
FinTech Alternatives to Short-Term Small-Dollar Credit — Helping Low-Income Working Families Escape the High-Cost Lending Trap
Two events are also discussed:
Event: Reg A+ Crowdfunding Conference
Meetup: Risks and emerging solutions for investor confidence in online lending
The UK and the US are two of the world’s leading FinTech markets, however political and economic shifts pose major threats for current and future growth.
Join Innovate Finance and Lendit on the 7th June to see FinTech from a UK & US Venture Capital perspective.
Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Matt Harris is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures and leads the New York City office. He started his investing career in the private equity group at Bain Capital in 1995, having worked previously at Bain & Company. In 2000, Matt founded Village Ventures where he focused on early-stage FinTech investments.
Partner, 500 Startups
Sheel leads fintech investments for 500, which is great because his startup experience includes founding 2 FinTech companies with successful exits. He also runs a podcast called The Pitch (http://thepitch.vc) where founders pitch investors.
Managing Director, Citi Ventures
Venture Capital Group
Luis Valdich joined Citi Ventures in late 2015 as a Managing Director, and leads its New York office and venture capital investing activities in Europe and the US, east of the Rockies. Luis is currently focused in FinTech, eCommerce, and big data/analytics applications relevant to financial services.
Director, FinTech and Enterprise Software
Eight roads Ventures
Alston focuses on FinTech, assessing early-stage investment opportunities for Eight Roads. He also supports the boards and management teams of Eight Roads’ portfolio companies on strategic, financial and operational issues.
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Interview with Peter Aquart of American Wealth Builders
Take-aways from May 25 Webinar
LendingClub Celebrates Ten Years of Online Lending
Yirendai Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
C&I Loans: Are We Headed For a Recession?
In today’s digital and mobile-first world, being able to seamlessly originate a loan is key for any organization looking to cut costs and increase top line revenue while meeting ever-stricter regulations. Additionally, the shift to digital lending has fraud rates skyrocketing.
On the panel we will discuss:
* Value prop of moving to digital channel – how to reduce costs and improve number of completed loans.
* How do these latest automations fit with the latest financial institution’s compliance needs?
* The latest advances in process automation for digital lenders.
· For example, mobile capture for:
o Data pre-fill
o Identity verification
o Submission of trailing documents
* What is possible today, what is coming soon, and what is unlikely to be possible.
Panel of 3 industry experts:
Steve Craig, Director of Products & Experience - Identity @ Mitek
Bill Nass, President and co-founder @ TCI Credit
Jami Schwartz, Head of Content and Marketing Tech @ Kabbage
George Popescu, Editor in Chief, Lending Times
Legislative Update 158 (Experian Email), Rated: AAA
Sofi plans to apply for a bank charter in the next month - Industrial loan company.
SoFi President Nino Fanlo to Leave Firm for Biotech Startup
The Future of Lending is Now with Latest TransUnion Prama Offerings
American Households Return To Peak Debt, Thanks To Booming Student Loans
Consumers Place Personal Loans Atop the Credit Mountain
SheWorx is hosting their next 100 Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 10th from 6-8pm at Hack Temple.
As the global collective of female entrepreneurs, this event aims to transform the trajectory of women in entrepreneurship. Through facilitation of strategic, meaningful relationships with influential advisors and investors, attendees will be able to:
- Grow their professional network of connections
- Learn from other female entrepreneurs, investors and VCs
- Become a part of the growing community of SheWorx global collective empowering women in technology and entrepreneurship
For more details or to register, visit sheworx.com.
Webinar on May 25th
Psychometric credit scoring for the developing world.
Portrait of a marketplace lending investor
Credit trends seen through delinquency rates
The OCC Fintech Charter
And details on the 2017 Bond-market Rally.
Transparency remains a sticking point for online lenders.
A Comparison of Funding & Liquidity Sources.
Wealthfront to lend money.
Getting the Most From Investor Calls.
The Future of Financing and Vehicle Purchases.
Why the Buzz Around Fintech Does Not Stop.
Common Direct Mail Marketing Mistakes.
A View of the World's Largest & Fastest Growing Data Center Spot and why you should be there
The Northern Virginia market, which includes multiple locations in/around Washington DC, continues to be one of the largest and fastest growing datacenter hot spots in the world and top market for cloud providers. While much has been said about the area, please join us to discuss the latest in: what makes the market special, why so many firms want datacenter space there, how the market is evolving, and which locations to consider when thinking about a deployment in the area.
Please join us for a webinar with Kelly Morgan, Vice President at 451 Research and Mark Kidd, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Iron Mountain Data Centers, for a discussion on the Northern Virginia market and Iron Mountain’s approach to the market.
AI apps are shaping up to be an essential part of financial institution and fintech offerings. Yet these innovative solutions are only as useful as the data they can access. In our webinar, we’ll show you how to apply predictive analytics and AI to a massive scale of data to derive valuable insights and power more personalized user experiences.
From financial wellness apps that help your customers save money, to chatbots that assist users with making payments, the better you understand your users, the more relevant your solutions will be. Learn how AI technology and tools can help detect patterns in financial and transactional data, predict future events and even enable you to suggest a course of action for your users, resulting in a deeper and more meaningful connection.
In this VB Live webinar, you’ll find out how to:
• Drive customer engagement and loyalty with the next wave of financial wellness solutions
• Use predictive analytics and AI to deliver more personalized and engaging apps and chatbots
• Provide users with intelligent financial guidance based on past behavior
• Extract valuable insight from a wealth of data to measure users’ financial health
• Partner with vendors to develop the machine-learning based systems that constantly analyze data and derive insights to drive more meaningful conversations with your end users
* Katy Gibson, VP of Application Products, Envestnet | Yodlee
* Dion F. Lisle, VP Head of FinTech, Capgemini America Inc.
* John Vars, Chief Product Officer, Varo Money
* Keith Armstrong, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Abe.ai
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
You need to hit the ground running in 2018 so now is the time to take a critical look at your business. Do you have a business goal for 2018? Do you have a plan for how you will achieve that goal? Most business owners don't have either. Whether you are just starting out, or you’ve been running your company for decades, you can recharge your goals to achieve success in 2018. In this webinar Brian Moran helps you define customized strategic goals that work for your business so you can sustain long-term growth, starting in 2018.
*Learn what type of business owner you are and how to use this to your advantage
*Decide how to effectively incorporate the social media platforms that are right for you
*Understand how your competitive landscape impacts your business
*Know when to phone a friend