Join the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the launch event for the 2017 Americas Alternative Finance Industry Survey. Get the newest insights from the deepest industry study covering this fast-changing space.
Expert speakers will explore the changing nature of how consumers and businesses utilize alternative finance in the context of an evolving regulatory and policy landscape for finance across the Americas. Multiple sessions will review where alternative finance is heading, how alternative finance regulation has facilitated or hindered this new industry’s growth, and the impact of institutionalization in the alternative finance sector.
Discover is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.
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