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Experian acquires UK’s ClearScore and its financial product matching engine for $385M

“While credit-scoring behemoth Equifax continues to work through the fallout from its massive security breach, one of its big competitors is snapping up a startup in the UK to diversify its business. Experian today announced that it is acquiring ClearScore, which has built a platform that — like Experian — offers you a credit score, which it then uses it […]

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Affirm Introduces In-Store Capabilities

“Affirm, Inc., the company started by entrepreneur Max Levchin to provide fair and honest financial products, today announced Affirm will partner with merchants to make Affirm financing available in-store. Now shoppers can use Affirm InStore in brick-and-mortar locations, securing credit in just seconds before they even get to the cash register, and can pay for […]