2018 FinTech Innovation Summit – What To Expect This Year
Patricia Voorhees, a director of The Alta Group featured CEMC Chairman, Scott Cohen to discuss the 2018 FinTech Innovation Summit – what to expect, how it will differ from the prior year, and why we should expect the “unexpected”. Patricia: What can we expect from this year’s Innovation Summit? Scott: I’m really excited about this year’s … Continue reading “2018 FinTech Innovation Summit – What To Expect This Year”
Big Data’s Implications for the Future of Asset Valuations
CEMC December 2017 Newsletter
The reality is that substantial risk hinges on accurate assessments of not only FMV (Fair Market Value) but crucial liquidation values including FLV (Forced Liquidation Value) and OLV (Orderly Liquidation Value). The question is: how can financial institutions—from captive finance companies working on behalf of manufacturers to independent lenders large and small—mitigate those valuation risks? The answer is big data, or rather, is powered by big data.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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…