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Online Lending Monthly News. Here are some of the top stories and trends of February 2020 for online lending investors and industry watchers.


Industry News

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]2/3/2020 Mintos sees 300% lending growth in 2019 (AltFi)

2/3/2020 3 Reasons for a Bank To Tap Into Outside Loan Underwriting Services (AltFi)

2/4/2020 What Brexit Day means for the future of fintech? (FinTech_Futures)

2/5/2020 Visa makes latest fintech push with Banking as a Service strategic partnership following Plaid deal (Altfi)

2/7/2020 Don’t Forget About Cryptocurrency Like Bitcoin At Tax Time (Forbes)

2/11/2020 Revolut launches Open Banking for all business and retail customers (AltFi) 

2/11/2020 Varo Breaks New Ground With FDIC Approval For National Bank Charter (LendAcademy)

2/12/2020 What’s going on with Australia’s big banks and fintech? (AltFi)

2/12/2020 Forbes Fintech 50: The Most Innovative Fintech Companies In 2020 (Forbes) 

2/13/2020 Fintech has finally cracked the US banking sector (qz) 

2/13/2020 Citi and Goldman Sachs go live with blockchain equity swaps platform (theTRADEnews)

2/14/2020 College savings fintech: Disruptors or Bank Partners? (AmerBanker)

2/14/2020 Crypto Heavyweights Coinbase, Polychain And Paradigm Invest $28 Million In Hong Kong Crypto Trading Firm (Forbes)

2/17/2020 How Can A Bank Increase Revenue By Accessing Fintech Automated Underwriting? (MonJa)

2/18/2020 Blockchain lender Bitbond signs bank deal (AltFi)

2/19/2020 Fitzrovia Finance will be using the Goji platform to offer investors IFISAs (AltFi) 

2/20/2020 Visa Grants Coinbase Power To Issue Bitcoin Debit Cards (Forbes)

2/20/2020 Policymakers Shouldn’t Fear Digital Money: So Far It’s Maintaining the Dollar’s Status (coindesk)

2/21/2020 A vetting guide for banks mulling fintech partnerships (American Banker)

2/21/2020 Canadian fintech Conquest Planning raises $3m seed funding (AltFi)

2/24/2020 Traditional UAE Banks to Consolidate to Compete with Digital Banking Challengers (Crowdfund Inside)

2/24/2020 Former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo Says US Fed Must Issue a Digital Currency (Crowdfund Inside)

2/25/2020 JP Morgan to launch UK digital bank under Chase brand (AltFi)

2/26/2020 JP Morgan Discusses JPM Coin (Crowdfund Inside)

2/26/2020 Is 2020 the Year Consumers Get Their Wish of Bank Account from a Big 4 Tech Company? (LendAcademy)

2/27/2020 Nearly all age groups say they’d bank with tech giants (American Banker)

2/28/2020 Fintechs are banking’s Transformers. And banks aren’t ready. (American Banker)

2/28/2020 Klarna customer’s spending jumped by nearly a third to $35bn in 2019 (AltFi)


Platform News

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2/5/2020 Kabbage Offering Extremely Short Duration Loans from Three to Forty-Five Days (LendAcademy)

2/6/2020 Kiva Teams Up With Ocrolus to Launch Funding Initiative For Global Micro-Lending Program (Crowdfund Inside) 

2/7/2020 Revolut CEO: Fintech is “just getting started” (AltFi) 

2/19/2020 LendingClub Announces Acquisition of Digital Bank – Radius (Crowdfund Inside) [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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