Sameh Elamawy

Sameh Elamawy is the co-founder and CEO of Scratch, a San Francisco-based loan servicing company. Elamawy serves on the Consumer Advisory Board of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Recent Work

Isn’t It Time We Put Borrowers First? Opinions
Isn’t It Time We Put Borrowers First?
November 27, 2018
by Sameh Elamawy

Silicon Valley likes to talk about disruption. From how you hail a cab to how you shop for groceries, technology developed in Silicon Valley has changed almost every part of the average American’s life. But we haven’t disrupted... Read More

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What to Watch at China's Biggest Meeting of the Year China
What to Watch at China's Biggest Meeting of the Year

HONG KONG — Some 3,000 of the most powerful officials in China are preparing for the annual parliamentary pageantry known as the National People’s Congress. Although it’s China’s main legislature, the ruling... Read More

How Clarence Thomas Used a Civil Case Against Bill Cosby to Call for a Re-Examination of Libel Laws Supreme Court
How Clarence Thomas Used a Civil Case Against Bill Cosby to Call for a Re-Examination of Libel Laws

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Supreme Court announced said Tuesday that it would not consider a defamation case involving Bill Cosby. But the announcement came with a twist: Justice Clarence Thomas used the appeal... Read More

Judge Orders Roger Stone to Court Over Harsh Instagram Post In The News
Judge Orders Roger Stone to Court Over Harsh Instagram Post

WASHINGTON — As a provocative Republican operative and former adviser to President Donald Trump, Roger Stone has always described his political strategy as “attack, attack, attack.” Read More

US-Saudi Nuclear Talks Prompt Deeper Probe by House Democrats Congress
US-Saudi Nuclear Talks Prompt Deeper Probe by House Democrats

WASHINGTON — A House committee is deepening its investigation into what it describes as ongoing White House efforts to “rush” the transfer of highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, a move some... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld, Designer Who Translated the Mood of the Moment and Saved Chanel, Dies In The News
Karl Lagerfeld, Designer Who Translated the Mood of the Moment and Saved Chanel, Dies

Karl Lagerfeld, who transformed Chanel from a faded fashion empire into a world power of style, has died. He was about 85. Lagerfeld, who also designed the Chloe collection, Fendi furs and his own brand-name... Read More

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