Why Alternative Lending Struggles to Scale in Emerging Markets — And What Fintech Companies Can Do About It

A new FIBR Briefing Note, “Alternative Lending: Landscaping the Funding Models for Lending Fintech Companies, surveys the emerging landscape of alternative lending with a view especially to informing tech and fintech companies which are already in — or plan to enter — this space in developing countries. The main message of the Briefing Note is that fintech companies intending to lend need to ensure that they have a robust funding strategy that will help them get to the necessary scale. This strategy includes a review of the regulatory requirements for lending and data sharing in the domestic market. 

Read the FIBR Briefing Note.