CEMC 2018 FinTech Innovation Summit – What To Expect This Year

Written by Patricia Voorhees of the Alta Group

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”.

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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.

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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 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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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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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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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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What You Can Learn About Starting a Business From the Fintech Industry

Publication: INC | Author: Jeremy Quittner

The financial technology sector has gone through impressive innovation in the past few years. This success may prove to be valuable for many startups today. Fintech has a few tips on how to start a business in 2016.

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