Within the next five years, digital lending is expected to be valued at $1 billion in consumer lending alone. This growing trend can be attributed to the shift towards digital banking, the pressure of losing wallet share to fintech counterparts, and the lingering effects of the epidemic. As a result, the banking industry has been gradually adopting digital lending to adapt.
One strategy for banks to “digitize” their lending process is by using pre-built platforms from a third party. This tactic offers the best of both worlds. On the one hand, banks can save time developing new products because most commercial solutions are "plug-and-play", meaning they are ready for use immediately after deployment. Second, having platform-based nature, they often come with a configurable architecture and integration capabilities, on top of which banks can build new lending products.
However, with so many applications in the market, choosing one can be hard. The following article will recommend the 5 most popular digital lending solutions and the technology behind them for banks to consider.