JUL 9, 2021
While doubling down on its embedded finance solution puts Younited Credit in competition with the likes of Klarna and Afterpay, the booming ecommerce market in France could also present a lucrative growth opportunity.
JAN 14, 2021
Consumers’ growing willingness to get their financial services from non-FI providers is spurring consumer brands to embed financial elements in their products and services. But this new form of finance will mean dramatic changes for incumbent and startup FIs.
MAY 13, 2021
eBay rolls out lending to UK SMBs: The ecommerce giant is partnering with embedded finance platform YouLend to extend loans to its sellers—giving the former a chance to make itself stickier for platform sellers and the latter access to data and loan growth.
MAY 14, 2021
eBay seeks to plug small business financing gap with an embedded lending product for its UK SMB sellers. eBay and other ecommerce firms will likely add more financial services, like accounting solutions, to better serve their user bases.
APR 9, 2021
Some of its competitors are moving toward embedded finance, another potential growth area for Plaid. In September, open banking competitor Tink teamed up with energy provider Enel X to fuel the development of personal finance management tools for the latter’s end users.
JUN 10, 2021
The emergence of digital banking in recent years has given rise to BaaS and embedded finance. BaaS enables banks and fintechs to offer their services to third parties, while embedded finance enables financial products to be weaved into nonfinancial platforms.
JUN 7, 2021
Tech companies with charters may also covet revenue from embedded finance, a space where financial institutions now provide software that backs nonbanks’ products.
JUN 21, 2021
Embedded finance will be another significant source of payfac growth. Embedded finance is when nonfinancial companies offer financial products and services to their customers while retaining control over the customer experience. Companies like Square and Stripe set the stage for payfacs to embed other financial services, and other payfacs have done just that.
MAY 28, 2021
Its offerings include an embedded finance bank account solution (Stripe Treasury), lending (Stripe Capital), and a corporate credit card—many of the solutions a bank might provide a small business. One offering that sets Stripe apart is Stripe Treasury, which was introduced in December 2020 and involves a Stripe-made API.
APR 1, 2021
AUG 27, 2021
This trend is becoming known as “embedded finance,” in which the financial element is a stepping stone in a broader customer journey. Omnichannel is an increasingly crucial element in driving engagement. Heads of digital, despite their title and responsibilities, are increasingly invested in the idea of omnichannel, or catering to consumers in their preferred channels, whether they’re digital or not.
MAY 5, 2021
The nature of the planned PS5 integration is not yet public, but it’s likely that Discord will be deeply embedded into the experience. Given the rapid rise of social audio, it’s probably not a bad investment either. The bigger picture: Although Discord’s recent growth has been aided by the pandemic, it already had a large user base of 70 million in December 2019.
APR 5, 2021
December 2020 polling by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) shows how deeply embedded digital tools are in everyday life.
MAY 20, 2021
Consumers are averse to spending much time on their finances: US consumers spend, on average, just over an hour on finances per month, versus 85 hours watching television, per an Ascent study.
JUN 2, 2021
Most mobile time is in the five categories we detailed above, but a variety of other areas attract significant attention, including shopping, dating, finance, travel, fitness, navigation, and so on—the list is long. During the pandemic, a few of these categories contracted, such as travel, while others boomed, like ecommerce, fitness, and home finance.
MAR 26, 2020
And I'm leading an effort right now to make sure we have a well-defined and well-articulated corporate strategy, and that our product strategy is embedded in that. Every CMO leans to a certain area, and I've always positioned myself as a strategic CMO, but also one who understands product very well—which is vitally important to an early-stage technology company.
JUN 3, 2019
However, a personalized ad, email or brochure about finance, healthcare or travel would require human expertise. Despite its limitations, MT has become central to many companies’ globalization and localization strategies.