Articles by Justin Dickerson, PhD, MBA, PStat

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The Secret to Reviving Your Alternative Lending Business

April 14, 2017


It’s no secret times are changing for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) lending. I think we can all agree the easy return on investment has given way to rising defaults and an origination engine that sounds like it’s barely chugging along. We all know the basic math in this business. Put lots of money on […]

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Confessions of a Fintech Chief Data Scientist

January 8, 2017

Data Scientist

My name is Justin Dickerson. For most of 2016, I was the Chief Data Scientist at Snap Advances (Snap), a funding company of merchant cash advances based in Salt Lake City, Utah. I can’t discuss my awesome work at Snap for obvious reasons. And fortunately, I don’t need to in order to make the key […]

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