• This Tech Company Is Trying To Make Mortgages More Accessible

    22 days ago - By Fortune

    Getting a mortgage is a notoriously long and complicated process, which, in this day and age, makes it a ripe target for disruption. Indeed, tech firms are already at work. Take technology and lending company Blend , which is partnering with big banks to make the mortgage application process more accessible and consumer-friendly. The San Francisco startup is attempting to reimagine mortgages to increase access and efficiency and decrease sources of pain for customers and banks alike, explained CEO Nima Ghamsari, speaking at Fortune's Brainstorm Reinvent conference in Chicago on Tuesday. He...
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  • Everyone is trying to create the ad agency of the future - this former industry bigwig says he already did it 3 years ago

    Everyone is trying to create the ad agency of the future - this former industry bigwig says he already did it 3 years ago

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    With the current ad agency model taking fire from all sides, former Havas chief David Jones believes that his brand-tech company You & Mr Jones may have a blueprint for the model of the future.
    The ad veteran envisions a whole new ad ecosystem, with five or 10 companies forming a brand new category at the intersection of brand-building and technology.
    Jones believes that recent events like former WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell launching a new fangled ad company only prove his hypothesis.
    With the current ad agency model under attack from various fronts , it's hard to predict what exactly the...
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