Digital Lending Platform Market Outlook – 2027
The global digital lending platform market size was valued at $5.58 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $20.31 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 16.7% from 2020 to 2027. Digital lending is a process of offering loans, which are applied for, disbursed, and managed through digital platform. Digital lending platform enables borrowers and lenders to lend money through paperless or electronic means, offering ease of use, enhanced consumer experience, and reduced overhead through customer verification time savings.
The digital lending process begins with online application with user registration, online documentation submission, customer authentication & verification, loan approval, loan disbursement, and loan recovery. This platform is increasingly adopted among banks, as it offers seamless monitoring and enhanced profitability benefits. In addition, it allows borrowers to easily apply for loans and offers them transparency, which, in turn, leads to significant time savings. This automated nature of online lending platform offers lenders and borrowers a more precise approach to deliver funding solutions, thus reducing stress and increasing chances of successful loan approval.
Rapid growth of the global digital lending platform market is attributed to continuous increase in digitalization initiatives among financial organizations and rise government initiatives for digital lending in the developing countries, such as India and China. However, surge in security & compliance concerns is expected to hinder the growth of the digital lending platform market. On the contrary, technological advancements, such as AI integration in digital lending platforms, and rise in penetration of cloud-based platforms are expected to present major opportunities for the digital lending platform market growth during the forecast period.
The loan origination segment is expected to garner a significant share during the forecast period, owing to the need to automate the entire loan process that involves collection, processing, and evaluation of loans. However, the risk and compliance management segment is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period, owing to rise in investment in this solution by various FinTech firms to minimize different types of risk such as credit & fraud risks, operational risks, and compliance risks.
Region wise, the digital lending platform market was dominated by North America in 2019, and is expected to retain its position during the forecast period. This is attributed to increased presence of personal-focused lenders, SME-focused lenders, and student-focused lenders in the region and major players investing heavily for market development. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness significant growth rate during the forecast period, owing to rise in government initiatives for digital lending platform and surge in adoption of advanced technology such as AI & ML by banks ad FinTech firms in loan processing.
The report focuses on the growth prospects, restraints, and trends of global digital lending platform market analysis. The study provides Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the impact of various factors such as bargaining power of suppliers, competitive intensity of competitors, threat of new entrants, threat of substitutes, and bargaining power of buyers on global digital lending platform market.
Software segment will dominate the market throughout the forecast period
The global digital lending platform market is segmented into component, deployment model, type, industry vertical, and region. Depending on component, the market is divided into software and service. On the basis of deployment model, it is bifurcated into on-premise and cloud-based.
By Deployment Model
On-Premise segment will secure the leading position during 2020 - 2027
Based on type, the digital lending platform market is segregated into decision automation, collections and recovery, loan processing, risk & compliance management, and others. As per industry vertical, it is classified into banks, insurance companies, credit unions, savings & loan associations, peer-to-peer lending, and others. Region wise, the digital lending platform market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
Loan Origination segment is projected to be the most lucrative segment
The report analyzes the profiles of key players operating in the market, including Black Knight, Ellie MAE, Finastra, FIS Global, Fiserv, Intellect Design Arena, Nucleus Software, Tavant Technologies, Temenos, and Wipro. These key players have adopted various strategies, such as product portfolio expansion, mergers & acquisitions, agreements, geographical expansion, and collaborations, to increase their market penetration and strengthen their foothold in the digital lending platform industry.
By Industry Vertical
Banks segment will maintain the lead throughout the forecast period
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
The digital lending platform market is projected to prosper further in the upcoming years as various banks and FinTech industries are adopting digital lending platforms for improving the loss suffered owing to the pandemic situation and to improve their market share. Moreover, banks and financial institution across the globe are majorly focusing on digitizing their financial assets as well as lending schemes, which is helping them to capture large customer base even in the lockdown.
Asia-Pacific region would exhibit the highest CAGR of 18.0% during 2020 - 2027
Top Impacting Factors
Increase in Focus of Organizations on Digitalizing their Financial Services
Digitization has been one of the most widely adopted strategies in financial services to improve core processing capabilities and offer better consumer services and insights. In addition, these organizations have reportedly increased their sales percentage by focusing on digitalization of their financial services. A study has revealed that investments in financial technologies witnessed notable growth in 2018, which was almost twice that of 2015.
In addition, more than half of these investments have been associated with lending and payments. Digitization in lending landscape has helped organizations and their customers for better loan management decisions as well as rapid application and disbursement process. Thus, increase in focus of organizations on digitalizing their financial services to achieve business efficiency and enhanced outcomes drives the growth of the digital lending platform market.
Shift From Traditional Lending to Digital Lending
With increase in penetration of smartphones and internet users across the globe, online banking has witnessed significant growth in the recent years. Digital lending is considered as one of the convenient and widely used option for lenders, as it provides instant affordability for applications. Multiple businesses and individuals have started filling applications online for taking loans in the recent years rather than getting into the time-consuming lending process.
According to Federal Reserve, about 49% of small business applied for loan across the globe from various nonbanking and banking institutions. The ease of applying loans for borrowers and numerous other benefits for lenders, such as automated loan management, and rapid approval are shifting their attention toward digital lending, thus driving the digital lending platform market growth.
Key Benefits For Stakeholders
- The study provides an in-depth analysis of global digital lending platform market forecast along with current trends and future estimations to elucidate the imminent investment pockets.
- Information about key drivers, restraints, and opportunities and their impact analysis on global digital lending platform market trends is provided in the report.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of the buyers and suppliers operating in the industry.
- The quantitative analysis of the digital lending platform market share from 2020 to 2027 is provided to determine the market potential.
Digital Lending Platform Market Report Highlights
By DEPLOYMENT MODEL
By INDUSTRY VERTICAL
Key Market Players
ELLIE MAE, INC. (ACQUIRED BY INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE, INC.), FIS, NUCLEUS SOFTWARE EXPORTS LTD, BLACK KNIGHT, INC, TEMENOS, WIPRO LIMITED, FISERV, INC, FINASTRA, INTELLECT DESIGN ARENA LTD, TAVANT
The digital lending platform market has the presence of a large number of global as well as local vendors; however, its major share is occupied by Ellie MAE, Fiserv, Finastra, and FIS Global. North America and Europe are the major shareholders in the digital lending platform market, owing to significant adoption of advanced technologies among lenders and huge Fin Tech investments.
However, Asia-Pacific is expected to exhibit significant growth in the near future, owing to increase in bank IT spending and rise in adoption of digital lending software across the developing countries, such as India, China, and Korea. Some of the key players profiled in the report include Black Knight, Ellie MAE, Finastra, FIS Global, Fiserv, Intellect Design Arena, Nucleus Software, Tavant Technologies, Temenos, and Wipro. These players have adopted various strategies to increase their market penetration and strengthen their position in the industry.
The CXOs further added that strengthening economy of the developing nations such as China and India is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the market growth. North America is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. Moreover, emerging countries in Asia-Pacific and Latin America are projected to offer significant growth opportunities during the forecast period.
The global players are focusing toward product development and increasing their geographical presence, owing to rise in competition among local vendors, in terms of features, quality, and price. In addition, these players are adopting various business strategies to enhance their product offerings and strengthen their foothold in the market.