Don Gayhardt

Don Gayhardt is the president and chief executive officer of CURO Financial Technologies Corp, formerly known as Speedy Group Holdings Corp. A short-term loan provider based in Wichita, Kansas, CURO possesses more than 400 international locations operating under the Rapid Cash, Cash Money, LendDirect, WageDayAdvance, and Speedy Cash brands. Working closely with individuals from communities… Read More…

CURO Financial Technologies Corp

CURO Offers Short-Term Loans to People from Underserved Communities A short-term loan provider based in Wichita, Kansas, CURO Financial Technologies Corp offers a variety of financing solutions to underbanked individuals. Established in 1997 by three childhood friends, the company identified a growing need for short-term loans and set out to provide convenient financing. During its… Read More…


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This Is Why Fintech Startups Need Banks

This Is Why Fintech Startups Need Banks

Many who follow developments in the fintech sector point out that, in order to survive, traditional financial institutions will have to adapt. This will likely involve some degree of collaboration with fintech companies. Rather than trying to outperform the competition at what they do best, banks can leverage young talent to improve their own services.… Continue Reading

This Is How Blockchain Is Changing the Retail Experience

This Is How Blockchain Is Changing the Retail Experience

The sudden, dramatic rise in the value of Bitcoin has brought a lot of attention to blockchain technology in recent months. However, while facilitating cryptocurrencies is certainly one way to use this particular fintech, it also has many other retail applications. Many popular brands are already accepting Bitcoin as a payment, partially due to the… Continue Reading

This Is Why Fintech Will Transform Emerging Markets

This Is Why Fintech Will Transform Emerging Markets

The fintech revolution is unique. When most people think of recent tech revolutions, they imagine them starting in places such as Silicon Valley, New York, London, and other major tech hubs. While the fintech industry is certainly thriving in these areas, it’s grown particularly fast in emerging markets. There are many reasons why this may… Continue Reading

This Is How Banks Are Using Fintech to Succeed

This Is How Banks Are Using Fintech to Succeed

As this blog has pointed out before, traditional banking institutions can’t expect to survive while continuing to serve their customers in the same outdated ways they always have. The fintech revolution has provided consumers with alternative financial services that offer greater efficiency, convenience, and flexibility. It’s unlikely that customers will ignore these benefits simply out… Continue Reading