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Leaders from DC-based associations that advocate for small- to mid-market businesses, marketplace lenders and investors provide an update on recent changes at the CFPB, Treasury, Comptroller of Currency, and other regulatory and legislative issues affecting the alternative small business lending market.
An examination of best-practices, risk management and other issues in the underwriting, funding, servicing, and collection of digitally-generated small business loans. Which cutting-edge technologies and services should small business lenders be utilizing? How are lenders dealing with the unique issue of determining the credit-worthiness of harder-to-rate small business borrowers? How has the “Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights” affected the small-business lending space?
Leading FinTech investors and others discuss their outlook for the online small business lending sector. What types of investors are showing interest, and what are the opportunities for returns in this sector? What makes a non-bank small business lender stand out – and what raises red-flags when considering potential investments in this space?
Structuring small-business loans in the digital lending ecosystem is more than offering unsecured lines of credit. This session will examine the various lending models based on receivables, factoring, purchase order financing, inventories & more. What areas are experiencing most activity and what are some of the unique issues in structuring deals involving originators, lenders, investors and others? How are small business platform lenders making themselves better known, and setting themselves apart from the competition?