Join us at the AFC Conference on the 9th June to see who is crowned the winner!
LECTURA has been providing the (equipment) finance industry, insurance companies as well as large equipment fleet owners with standardized equipment catalogues as well as model-specific residual values / usage-based pricing and price development information since 35 years.
Undergoing a massive digital transformation, particularly over the last 5 years, LECTURA evolves as a tech / data company and additionally welcoming 1,3m global users per month on its website (online buyers guide for heavy and not – so –heavy mobile machinery).
LECTURA is now the new digital standard for equipment taxonomy and pricing/residual values for seamless end2end financing journeys and improved risk management - globally.
Their pitch will be led by Chris Domagala, CBDO.
LendingMetrics is a multi-award-winning financial technology and data specialist. Its Auto Decision Platform (ADP) leads the way in assisted decisioning in the financial services sector, allowing lending approvals to be made in seconds rather than days.
Since it was launched in 2016, ADP has permitted businesses to rapidly deliver increased lending volume, improve decision quality and reduce overheads. The platform utilises proprietary data solutions and is linked to all major credit rating agencies (CRAs) and other third parties, including Open Banking platforms.
LendingMetrics is registered as a CRA and AISP Open Banking provider and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. It was named ‘Best Credit Risk Solution’ at the Credit & Collections Technology Awards four years running, and ‘Best Technology Partner’ at the Car Finance Awards of 2020. Additionally, it was named an Organic Growth 25 business after demonstrating high levels of growth, and has featured as a top 20 ‘premier’ company on the Credit and Collections power list two years in a row.
The company’s robust technology and data infrastructure and “blue-chip” partnership eco-system focus on delivering scalable and secure affordability, suitability and predictive solutions to the entire financial sector. Their pitch will be led by Neil Williams, Chief Technology Officer.
We’re a group of developers, financial experts, and optimists who share a vision for improving the financial wellness of people, their businesses, and their communities.
We started this company with the aim of changing how the industry used and viewed data. As architects of Open Banking, Open Finance, and Open Data, we strive to be a force for good—changing the status quo of how businesses interact with people.
We believe in providing clarity and control for people and businesses to make more informed decisions.We also believe that businesses can thrive by being closer to their customers through explicit consent-driven data.
We’re the driving force behind the power of Open Data, and are committed to building technology that makes it fair and beneficial for everyone.
Their pitch will be led by Jon Hart, API Partnerships Director.
Nivo was established by CEO Michael Common and Co-founder Matthew Elliott, both formerly senior staff within aglobal bank.Mike and Mat have witnessed first-hand the pressure on financial services to adapt to the demands of consumers in an increasingly-digitised world. Nivo was born by prototyping and experimenting with how financial services would look and feel if it embraced the power and trends of modern technology. Through this work, the huge potential of an instant messaging platform built for financial services and other regulated industries became ever more apparent.
The financial services market has been too complex for too long. We want to make it easier for people to get the right financial products for them. We believe secure, digital communication that connects lenders, brokers, partners and customers can eliminate incredible amounts of wasted time and effort, creating experiences customers and staff love for their ease and convenience.
Their pitch will be led by Mike Common, CEO.
Ciaran is the technology and operations force behind Swoop. He began his career at KPMG and went on to start the professional creative network Hiive, now home to over 150,000 members and 4,000 businesses.
In 2018, following many months of planning, securing funding, and platform development he co-founded Swoop with Andrea Reynolds. Swoop is a platform which helps businesses secure finance across debt, equity, and grants, and helps them make savings on everyday business costs. Swoop has helped over 75,000 SMEs secure over £400m in financing across its businesses in the UK, Ireland, Canada and Australia. Swoop also powers up accountants and brokers with its technology to help service their customers with funding needs. Ciarán is hugely excited about the opportunities the team is creating for small businesses owners around the world and believes there is great potential to do more.
Their pitch will be led by Ciaran Burke, COO & Co-Founder.