Strengthening the U.S. Digital Infrastructure for Fair Finance
This report was prepared by the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University in partnership with Flourish Ventures. It is based on a series of conversations hosted by the Brookings Institute, FinRegLab, Financial Health Network, the Beeck Center, the Alliance for Innovative Regulation and the Digital Dollar Project in the fall of 2020 on how to strengthen the digital infrastructure for finance in the United States.
Technology Solutions for PPP and Beyond
This research brief uses PPP enrollment as a case study of how data and technology can address these problems. The report catalogues uses of new data and technologies to verify identity, digitize application and underwriting processes, streamline analyses of what PPP moneys are forgivable, and minimize fraud and loan stacking.
Unscaled: How AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future
Hemant Taneja (Author), Kevin Maney (Contributor)
An innovative trend combining technology with economics is unraveling behemoth industries--including corporations, banks, farms, media conglomerates, energy systems, governments, and schools-that have long dominated business and society. Size and scale have become a liability. A new generation of upstarts is using artificial intelligence to automate tasks that once required expensive investment, and “renting” technology platforms to build businesses for hyper-focused markets, enabling them to grow big without the bloat of giant organizations.