Float Using Alternative Credit Scoring to Reach New Borrowers

Newly launched marketplace lender Float is using alternative credit scoring to reach a target market of credit averse borrowers; the firm is seeking to provide credit to millennial borrowers with limited credit history; offering a digital lending solution for balancing customers’ finances; the firm offers credit lines ranging from $50 to $1,000 and instead of pulling traditional credit reports for credit underwriting, the firm bases its approval decision from access to a customer’s bank account transactions.  Source

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