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ThreatMetrix Partners with Kabbage in the Fight Against Lending Fraud

Posted January 7, 2016

SAN JOSE, California – January 7, 2016

Upcoming Webinar: Balancing Fraud and Customer Engagement for the Digital Economy

ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company™, is hosting a webinar featuring instant lending pioneer Kabbage and international financial services consulting firm Aite Group on Wednesday, January 13 from 11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. PST. Titled “Balancing Fraud and Customer Engagement for the Digital Economy,” experts from Kabbage, Aite Group and ThreatMetrix will discuss minimizing fraud in a frictionless, customer-friendly way while maintaining high standards of service.

Kabbage has redefined the online lending space within the financial services sector, streamlining the experience for small and growing businesses by offering instant credit decisions based on real-time business data. Aite Group partners with companies in the international financial services marketplace, leveraging industry experience to challenge, advise and catalyze growth through independent market research and timely consulting.

“We’re grateful that Kabbage and Aite Group have offered to share their unique perspectives for fighting fraud in the digital age, particularly in the financial services and lending space,” said Armen Najarian, chief marketing officer for ThreatMetrix. “Curbing fraud while preserving an exceptional customer experience is a challenging act to balance, especially for a rapidly scaling business like Kabbage.”

Hosting the webinar will be Dr. Stephen Topliss, vice president of products for ThreatMetrix. Joining him will be Kathryn Petralia, chief operating officer and co-founder of Kabbage, along with Julie Conroy, research director with Aite Group. Together, they will demonstrate how viewers can:

  • Define a fraud strategy and systems aligned to the modern, real-time economy
  • Leverage digital identities to fight fraudulent account takeovers, logins and transactions
  • Decrease business risk and exposure to illegitimate transactions

“Kabbage was born in the digital age to provide automated, real-time financing options to small businesses and consumers. To support our rapid growth, we’ve embraced new ways to fight fraud without compromising the customer experience,” said Petralia. “We’re excited to join ThreatMetrix and Aite Group to share our point of view and stories from the trenches.”

To register for the webinar and learn more about fighting cybercrime, click the link Here.

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company™, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet. Verifying more than 15 billion annual transactions supporting 30,000 websites and 4,000 customers globally through the ThreatMetrix® Digital Identity Network, ThreatMetrix secures businesses and end users against account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches. Key benefits include an improved customer experience, reduced friction, revenue gain, and lower fraud and operational costs. The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments and lending, media, government, and insurance.

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