THE BLOG

03
Jun

Strategic steps in Africa: Compuscan Group invests in Creditinfo Group

A strategic partnership between Creditinfo and the largest independent credit bureau in Africa, Compuscan, will drive growth, accelerate innovation and assist organisations in making better informed credit risk management and business decisions in emerging markets. Backed by Actis, the pan-emerging markets investor, Compuscan has invested in a minority share of the international credit information and risk management solutions provider.

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23
May

Risk Challenge Micro 2016: Micromarkets. Macroscopes

The first specialized forum for microfinance organizations the Risk Challenge Micro 2016: Micromarkets. Macroscopes took place in Almaty on the May 15, 2016.  The forum was organized by the First Credit Bureau with support of “Damu” Entrepreneurship Development Fund” JSC, National Chamber of Entrepreneurs “Atameken”, Akimat of Almaty, Kazakhstan Association of FinTech organizations (specialized association for Internet-lenders) and others partners.

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09
May

Utilities ‘sign on’ to Share Data with Creditinfo Guyana Credit Bureau

All of the Guyana’s commercial banks, as well as some major state and non-state service entities, have now signed on as data providers to Creditinfo Guyana Credit Bureau, a development which has created an enabling environment in which larger numbers of persons can, potentially, secure hassle-free and in many instances, badly needed credit.

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29
Feb

Fraud Risk Assessment, the Process, getting it right

Nolan Williams is a consultant and global expert in Operational, safety, security and Fraud risk management services. On Thursday, 25th February 2016 we had a pleasure to introduce him as a speaker of Creditinfo Academy.

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26
Feb

3rd Regional CIS Conference in Kenya

Credit Information Sharing association (CIS) regional conferences are held in Nairobi to help create awareness on the developments of CIS in Kenya and the region.  This is a 2 day regional conference arranged by CIS Kenya, followed by a 2 day National Business Community Summit.

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26
Feb

Þórhallur Jóhannsson joined the Creditinfo family as Chief Finance Officer for the Group

PassamyndTHJOOn the 15th February, Þórhallur Jóhannsson joined the Creditinfo family as Chief Finance Officer for the Group. We have to admit, we took rather a long time in finding the right person, but we believe it was worth the wait. This means that Tryggvi can finally go back to focusing on the Icelandic operation. We are grateful for him for basically doing two jobs at the same time and feel a bit (but only a bit!) guilty about taking so long in making the change.

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23
Feb

Central bank of Belarus presented Creditinfo model for commercial banks

The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus recently presented the Creditinfo developed credit score in a specialized banking magazine.

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04
Jan

Creditinfo CRB Kenya launching its risk management products and services

Creditinfo CRB Kenya Ltd. is a credit reference bureau licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya. Recently, the company has launched its risk management products and services into the market. You can read more in the article by Stellar Murumba following this link.

04
Jan

Creditinfo acquire Credit Bureau in Estonia from Experian

Creditinfo are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a credit bureau operation in Estonia from Experian, Krediidiinfo. Krediidiinfo has been operating since 1993 and is engaged in corporate economic and financial data collection, processing and analysis. Hosting Estonia’s largest corporate and private database, Krediidiinfo currently has more than 16,000 companies, both domestically and abroad, utilising their credit reporting services.

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22
Dec

On Track in Iraq

The Project team of Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) visited Creditinfo Solutions in Prague this month for 5 days for User Acceptance Tests and System training. There were ten people from different departments of CBI, led by Mr. Amir Shaher, Head of the Project and IT Director.

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