Organizers of the online lending conference, LendIt, announced on Friday that they have teamed up with P2P Finance Association to host the third annual conference, LendIt Europe 2016. The event will be held October 10th-11th, 2016 in London.
LendIt stated that the european event will feature 150 speakers across six tracks covering all the hot topics in the industry, including innovations in credit and underwriting, regulatory issues, international developments, small business lending, consumer lending, property lending and institutional investment. These include Samir Desai, co-founder and CEO, Funding Circle; Christian Faes, co-founder and CEO, LendInvest; Christine Farnish, chair, P2P Finance Association; Rhydian Lewis, founder and CEO, Ratesetter; and Jaidev Janardana, CEO, Zopa.
Sharing details about LendIt Europe 2016, Peter Renton, co-founder of LendIt, stated:
“LendIt is delighted to be back in London for the third annual LendIt Europe event and partnering with the P2P Finance Association again. As the lending industry changes rapidly, LendIt is committed to remaining the leading community where all lending platforms, investors and service providers can gather to network, learn and grow the industry together.”
Christine Farnish, chair of the P2P Finance Association, commented:
“We are delighted to be partnering with LendIt for the second year. Our event last year raised the profile of the industry in the UK and across Europe and we expect this year’s event to be even better. Industry leaders and regulators look to the P2PFA for leadership and our partnership with LendIt provides a forum for us to provide that leadership.”
Meanwhile, LendIt is making final preparations for its upcoming event, LendIt China 2016, its inaugural Chinese conference, which will take place in Shanghai on July 17-18, 2016. The conference will bring together the marketplace lending platforms from all over the world with China’s top Internet finance firms. It is also set to attract Internet finance groups from Consumer Internet companies, Banks, Insurance companies, and Securities firms from across China.