How alternative lenders are filling the gap in the SMB lending market

  • Unmet financing need: As per International Finance Corporation, c.65m firms, or c.40% of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), have unmet financing need valued at c.USD5.2tn, making up 59% of MSMEs’ total loan requirement.
  • Technology — the biggest differentiator: We all know how fintechs have redefined the way transactions are carried out in the financial services space. Alternative lenders leverage technology to provide more efficient lending solutions, using a blend of intelligent credit scoring algorithms, artificial intelligence and machine learning to collect and analyse data to ascertain a borrower’s creditworthiness at a much faster clip.

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We write about financial industry trends, the impact of regulatory changes and opinions on industry inflection points. https://www.acuitykp.com/

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