New data regulations; What could go wrong?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has spoken. In a lengthy piece released a few months ago, the FTC took on the $150B data broker industry. Many of the companies focus on data collected for behavioral marketing/targeted advertising but credit bureaus comprise a significant segment of the industry. The title is descriptive--"Data Brokers: A Call for [...]

The 5 C’s of Business Credit and Trust

My vision for the Descant platform is to help businesses create a powerful credit profile and share it on their own terms. By now, business owners and executives know how vital it is to tell prospective customers a powerful story about their company and its services or products. All too often, credit reviews--whether a customer’s [...]