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TransUnion acquires one of Georgia’s fastest growing companies

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 29, 2017
  • 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies, alternative credit data, FactorTrust, TransUnion
TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has acquired FactorTrust, one of Georgia’s fastest-growing companies. TransUnion acquired the Atlanta-based company that provides alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information. The acquisition closed Nov. 14, and financial terms were not disclosed. The Chicago-based consumer credit reporting agency said in a news release that the breadth of data offered through its […]
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Alternative Credit Data and the Analytics Process: Defining the Dependent Variable

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 21, 2017
  • alternative credit data, analytics, TransUnion
By Dan Richard, FactorTrust VP, analytics & product strategy In the past few months, we have been exploring the analytic process at FactorTrust—specifically identifying the first steps of capturing the business problem and sample development. This month we are diving into the dependent variable: business definition and technical calculation. It is necessary to define the […]
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Consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion acquire FactorTrust

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 15, 2017
  • alternative credit data, FactorTrust, TransUnion
The consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion acquire FactorTrust, aiming to stretch out credit access to more Americans. The acquisition reinforces TransUnion’s position as a provider of consumer reporting models that capture a wide range of positive payment behaviors. Also the acquisition will allow adding small dollar loan data, which positions TransUnion to help customers streamline […]
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TransUnion Acquires FactorTrust

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 15, 2017
  • alternative credit data, FactorTrust, TransUnion
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced today the acquisition of FactorTrust, a provider of alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that empowers lenders to make more informed decisions, and increases financial inclusion to a wider population of consumers. The acquisition reinforces TransUnion’s position as a provider of consumer reporting models that capture a wide range of […]
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TransUnion Expands Credit Access to More Americans with Acquisition of FactorTrust

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 14, 2017
  • alternative credit bureau, alternative credit data, FactorTrust, TransUnion
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced today the acquisition of FactorTrust, a provider of alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that empowers lenders to make more informed decisions, and increases financial inclusion to a wider population of consumers. The acquisition reinforces TransUnion’s position as a provider of consumer reporting models that capture a wide range of […]
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FactorTrust Named to Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 as one of North America’s Fastest Growing Companies

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 9, 2017
  • alternative credit data, Deloitte, FactorTrust, innovative
Attributes 144 Percent Revenue Growth to Innovative Contributions to Industry Atlanta, GA —FactorTrust®, The Alternative Credit Bureau™, today announced it was named one of North America’s fastest growing companies on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. FactorTrust grew 144 […]
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Credit Reporting Agencies: Oversight – It’s the Discussion, Not the Solution

  • Posted by Laurie Anderson
  • On November 9, 2017
  • alternative credit data, bitcoin, data breach, RIS
By Barb Sinsley, FactorTrust general counsel & chief compliance officer Lately, mostly due to a data breach at a major credit reporting agency, much has been said about credit reporting agency oversight. Some say there is not enough oversight, and even some states (well, ok – just New York) have proposed legislation to oversee and […]
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