AutoFi adds JPMorgan Chase to its impressive stable of partners.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s consumer and commercial banking business will begin funding car loans through the AutoFi platform.
AutoFi is a fintech firm focused on changing the way cars are bought and sold by connecting dealers with buyers and lenders online. Chase has become the first national bank to join the platform as a funding partner.
The bank’s own research suggests that more than half of consumers want to purchase and finance vehicles online.
“AutoFi helps dealers provide a fast and easy digital car-buying experience that consumers want,” said Mark O’Donovan, CEO of Chase Auto Finance. “Our customers are our top priority – both dealers and car buyers. We want to provide them with the best financial experience whether they are in a dealership or online.”
JPMorgan has assets of $2.6 trillion worldwide, while Chase serves nearly half of America’s households. It already collaborates with online lending specialist OnDeck to serve its small business customers.
AltFi is returning to Amsterdam for its second annual Summit in the city. The inaugural event last year was a roaring success, with key figures from across Continental Europe's alternative finance and digital banking sectors highlighted. These included Jeroen Broekema, managing director of Funding Circle Netherlands, and Mieke van Engelen, head of innovative partnerships at ABN AMRO's standalone lending platform, New10.