In a rare show of public support for a security technology, the banks are leading a $40 million funding round for Menlo Security, provider of browser technology that keeps malware at bay — and they’re using it, too.
Deserve is offering unsecured cards to young adults who do not have traditional credit scores. The Silicon Valley startup uses a proprietary algorithm that analyzes bank account activity to evaluate the likelihood that borrowers will repay.
Professor of entrepreneurship and innovation Luleå University of Technology
Researchers in Sweden found that venture capitalists often use unflattering language to describe female entrepreneurs. That could explain why women’s applications for funding were rejected more frequently than men’s.