A new survey by 12 Federal Reserve banks says 35 percent of small business owners who received loans from fintech lenders are satisfied, up from 16 percent in 2016; small and large banks also saw their numbers rise though not at the same rate; speed was one of the key factors for the shift as small businesses like that fintechs provide loans significantly faster than banks; not all news was good as customers did not like the rates from online lenders. Source.
Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.