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Planes, Trains, Automobiles… and Blockchain?

CEMC September 2017 Newsletter on Blockchain

Over the last few years, I am sure that blockchain has been on the radar for most CEMC members. As early as 2014, blockchain has had a whirlwind effect on Wall Street with blockchain fintech companies sprouting from coast to coast

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CEMC’s Global Economic Webinar is this Thursday at 2pm EDT

Press Release | Author: Currency Capital

Senior corporate executives converge for the CEMC webinar. This time we will hear from Siemens, Barclays and Genpact about the impact global economic shifts may have on Fintech and asset finance.

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CEMC Equipment Financing Innovation Summit Commences Today

Press Release | Author: Currency Capital

Senior corporate leaders and senior technologists converge at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Beach from June 12-14, 2017 to discuss technology’s place in driving equipment financing efficiencies. Currency Capital, PayNet, OnDeck, Genpact, Google, Cisco, ebay, Mandalay Entertainment Group and many others will be in attendance.

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The Alta Group: Global Consulting Firm’s Evolution Mirrors the Industry

Publication: Monitor Daily | Author: Carla Young Harrington

Big data, mobile technology, fintech and social media – the technology trends shaping equipment leasing and asset finance today – were unheard of in 1992, the year that leasing industry executives John C. Deane, Norm Chapman, John Giddens and Bill Montgomery formed The Alta Group. Few equipment leasing businesses were even using the internet, which was in its infancy.

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Currency: Discovering A Hole In The Equipment Financing Market

Publication: INC | Author: Adam Fridman

Hope to make securing financing easier than going to a bank because we are dedicated to enabling people to purchase what they need at an affordable rate without all the hassle of dealing with a more traditional lending institution.
– Charles Anderson, Currency Capital

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5 ways technology is transforming finance

Publication: World Economic Forum

For decades, banks and insurers have employed the same relatively static, highly profitable business models. But today they find themselves confronted on all sides by innovators seeking to disrupt their businesses. Crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lenders, mobile payments, bitcoin, robo-advisers – there seems to be no end to the diversity, or to the sky-high valuations, of these “fintech” innovators.

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The impact of Web 3.0 on the fintech industry

Publication: Tech2 | Author: Agarwal

Ever imagined that one day a social networking website like Facebook will automatically start describing the content of photos especially to the blind and visually impaired users? Also, wondered how Google predicts what you are looking for the moment you type ‘Goa’ and starts showing results in the form of air tickets and destinations in Goa to visit?

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Currency – Exposing a $1.6 Trillion Secret

Publication: Huffington Post | Author: AJ Agrawal

Cash flow drives small businesses. For the last 40 years, the $1.6 Trillion Commercial Equipment Purchase Market has enabled small businesses to generate the cash flow to drive their businesses to drive our economy. Caterpillar, John Deere, eBay and Amazon are great examples of Fortune 500 companies who quietly participate in the commercial equipment buying and selling ecosystem.

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The Mobile Fin Tech Landscape

Publication: CB Insights

Mobile Fin Tech investment activity has picked up drastically thus far this year, with over $1.1B raised in equity financings globally across 58 financings. This is part of a larger trend, which has seen mobile Fin Tech funding top $300M in 4 of the last 5 quarters…

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