Category: Media

07
Dec

Interview: the President of the Azerbaijan Banks Association about the credit bureau in Azerbaijan

Zakir Nuriyev, the President of the Azerbaijan Banks Association, mentions the benefits of the establishment of a credit bureau in Azerbaijan in his interview for Banco.az. He states that along with banks and non-bank credit institutions, the credit bureau will process much more information on payment behavior than only information on loans. The credit bureau information will include individual, insurance, leasing, telecommunication as well as utility companies’ data, thus allowing to gather more information about borrowers, such as whether they actually pay phone bills, water or electricity invoices.
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02
Dec

Coremetrix for financial inclusion

Financial Technology is often seen as a sector that works for those who are already winning: something to help sophisticated users of personal and commercial finance streamline their access. It performs that function, of course, and many of us have seen our professional and personal lives enriched as a result. But FinTech also has an essential role to play in opening access, as well as improving it.

At Coremetrix, we are committed to realising that potential. Part of the Creditinfo Group, we believe data on individuals – obtained voluntarily, and focusing on personality rather than the information used for traditional credit scoring – can broaden access to financial products of all kinds. Lenders and other financial institutions across international markets agree with us, and we are partnering with a number of them to provide access to credit and other services based on who people are, not what they can prove.Continue Reading..

01
Dec

The largest provider of business information in Estonia – Krediidiinfo AS – changes name to Creditinfo Eesti AS

Starting today the largest provider of business information in Estonia – Krediidiinfo AS has been renamed to Creditinfo Eesti AS and will start using the corporate trademark Creditinfo. The change of name relates to the fact that at the beginning of this year 100% of company’s shares have been acquired by Creditinfo Group, the international credit information and credit risk management services provider. 
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28
Nov

Benefits of a Credit Bureau in Azerbaijan outlined at the Banking Forum in Baku

The Banking Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, organized by the Azerbaijan Banks Association, focused on the challenges and perspectives related to the development of the banking system in post-oil period and covered the benefits of opening a credit bureau in the country. This major industry event took place on the 24th and 25th of November, 2016.

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09
Nov

Risk Challenge 2016: Big Data Big Money

The First Credit Bureau’s experts and the partners companies have presented the main trends of the lending market and innovations in the banking sector during the Risk Challenge 2016: Big Data Big Money – the largest banking conference in Kazakhstan. The annual event Risk Challenge brings together all participants of the financial market to discuss and exchange views on major issues of the financial sector.

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24
Oct

Lithuanian Credit bureau opens up data to innovative companies

Credit bureau Creditinfo is opening up its data to startups and other innovative companies. Company data as well as population statistical data that are held by the credit bureau can be used for developing value-added products: apps, customer behavior predictive models and other solutions that require information.

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17
Oct

Consumer Finance Holdings and Coremetrix, a company powered by Creditinfo, open up access to credit in Slovakia

Coremetrix psychometric quiz testing to be used to improve access to mainstream credit amongst underserved consumers in Slovakia. Consumer Finance Holdings (‘CFH’) in Slovakia part of the VUB Group – is the first client in Slovakia to sign up to an exciting new initiative from Coremetrix, the leading provider of psychometric testing for the credit risk sector. The new initiative will enable ‘CFH’ to assess its thin-file and marginal customers with a psychometric quiz besides traditional credit check and scoring techniques.

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04
Oct

Coremetrix, a company powered by Creditinfo, and Admiral collaborate to explore the impact of personality on motor insurance risk assessment

Coremetrix, powered by Creditinfo, the world’s leading creator of psychographic data, and Admiral, a leading provider of insurance products in the UK, have established a working group to evaluate how psychometric scoring can support the assessment of risk in motor insurance in the UK.

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03
Oct

Creditinfo Group launches Creditinfo Academy website

Creditinfo Academy, part of Creditinfo Group, is a skills development and training provider that delivers generic and customized training services. Our focus, at Creditinfo Academy, is to provide training for clients wanting to develop their skills to improve operational efficiency and overall business performance; as well as train consumers and assist public sector in their quest for financial inclusion.

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29
Aug

Speaking at 10th World Consumer Credit Reporting Conference

The 2016 World Consumer Credit Reporting Conference (WCCRC) is a three-day conference to be held in Toronto, Ontario on September 25 to 27.  Designed for senior executives representing credit bureaus around the world, along with representatives of  lenders, regulators and government officials, conference delegates will  participate in a  comprehensive agenda to address and debate the most critical and topical issues for the credit reporting industry, both now and in the future. One of the speakers will be Paul Randall, our Director of Business Development.

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