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Financial services disruption sneaks up from below. March 19, 2012

Posted by jeremyliew in Uncategorized.
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A couple of weeks ago I did a guest post on PandoDaily about how big data + machine learning is creating new opportunities in lending. What’s interesting is that most of the disruption is starting in the bottom end of the market; unbanked and underbanked lending and payments. That is not an accident. I did another guest post today at PandoDaily explaining why disruption in financial services comes from below.


1. Jyasper « jyasper.com - March 19, 2012

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2. Jonny Sandlund - March 20, 2012

Pretty incredible how relevant and applicable Christensen’s research continues to be 10+ years later. I wonder how many internal presentations conveying the unpromising outlook of these markets (underbanked consumers: high turnover, service intensive, severely price sensitive, and offer limited cross/up-sell opportunity – i.e. – high CPA, low LTV) are archived at established firms…

Or, perhaps, established firms have intentionally chosen not to lead the disruption – after all, one could argue disruption is entirely unpredictable – opting instead to simply buy it out.

3. Services disruption | Michelvainfilm - March 31, 2012

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