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LendIt Debuts New Blockchain For Financial Services Event BlockFin Summit

Peter Renton

LendIt, one of the world’s largest fintech event companies, announced its upcoming event called the BlockFin Summit, which is described as a blockchain conference for the Financial Services sector with coverage of the Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Tokens. While sharing details about the event, Jason Jones, Co-Founder… Read More

SeedInvest to Host Live Crowdfunding at LendIt Europe in London

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SeedInvest and LendIt, the roving global Fintech conference, have partnered on live crowdfunding for the upcoming LendIt Europe event scheduled for this coming October. The live crowdfunding event is being billed as a European first. LendIt Europe participants will be able to invest directly in… Read More

PitchIt, Part of LendIt Europe, Announces High Profile VC Judges

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LendIt Europe, a Fintech and lending conference, and Startupbootcamp FinTech, a leading global Fintech accelerator, have announced the judging panel for the second annual PitchIt Europe competition. The startup competition will take place later this fall in London and applications are being accepted now with… Read More

LendIt Partners with Startupbootcamp FinTech For PitchIt Europe 2017 Competition

Jason Jones and Peter Rention LenditUSA 2016

LendIt, the global lending and Fintech conference, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Startupbootcamp FinTech for its PitchIt Europe 2017 competition. According to the event’s organizers, this year’s competition is set to see hundreds of applicants all looking to compete in the competition’s… Read More

LendIt Launches New Media Brand LendIt News

Peter Renton and Jason Jones LenditUSA 2016 2

Lendit announced on Monday that it is launching its new media brand, Lendit News, that is being described as a financial technology ‘fintech’ resource dedicated to providing curated content and analysis of the most up-to-date industry news from around the globe. This announcement comes on the… Read More

LendIt Announces 2017 PitchIt Finalists

Jason Jones and Peter Rention LenditUSA 20161

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, announced on Tuesday the eight finalists for its fifth PitchIt @ LendIt competition. According to the event organizers, in partnership with 500 Startups and sponsored by Marqeta, the PitchIt competition fintech startup finalists were reportedly chosen from… Read More

Lendit Announces Finalists For First Annual Industry Awards

Jason Jones and Peter Rention LenditUSA 20161

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, announced on Thursday the finalists for its first annual LendIt Industry Awards. The organization revealed that out of hundreds of applicants worldwide, the selected finalists were placed in  18 categories, which notably celebrate fintech market leaders, emerging… Read More

LendIt & 500 Startups: Accepting Applications for PitchIt 2017

Peter Renton and Jason Jones LenditUSA 2016 2

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, today announced its partnership with 500 Startups for PitchIt 2017, a leading global competition for fintech startups who can earn mentorship, endorsement and exposure to leading institutions, investors and press. “Innovation has never been more important for… Read More

Lendit Organizes Fintech Industry Awards for USA Conference in March

Peter Renton at Lendit USA 2015

LendIt, the roving global conference series that started with online lending and now has pushed into Fintech, has announced the launch of its inaugural industry awards ceremony, to be held this coming March at the Lendit USA conference in New York City. Lendit CEO and… Read More

LendIt forms Partnership with AMTD, Opens Joint Global Office in Hong Kong

Jason Jones and Ning Tang

LendIt, a global conference and events organizer established by Jason Jones, Peter Renton and Bo Brustkern, has announced a strategic partnership with AMTD Group Limited (AMTD). LendIt released the news during its annual LendIt Europe conference taking place in London today. AMTD and LendIt had previously partnered… Read More

Brief: Orchard Platform’s Jeremy Todd Shares Lang Di Fintech Experience Highlights

Jeremy Todd

With the closing of LendIt’s largest event to date, the Lang Di Fintech Experience, Orchard Platform shared its Head of West Coast & APAC Sales Jeremy Todd‘s initial impressions of the event which focused on the future of fintech not only in China but also globally. Todd participated… Read More

Lendit Founders Applaud Swift Action by Lending Club Board

Renaud Laplanche LenditUSA 2016 2

The shock waves are still being felt around the global marketplace lending industry following the removal of Lending Club CEO and co-founder Renaud Laplanche. Lending Club has been the marquee sponsor of industry gathering Lendit in past years. The most recent gathering in San Francisco… Read More

#LenditUSA Bigger than Ever as Online Lending Begins to Mature

Crowd at LenditUSA 2016 Peter Thiel

  LenditUSA 2016 was bigger than ever. If you look back just three years the venue and the organizers have scaled what was once a relatively small gathering of 375 industry participants in 2013 to one that is truly a global event with over 3,500… Read More

LendIt Announces: China Event to Be Held in Shanghai This Summer

LendIt China

On Monday, organizers of the online lending conference, LendIt, announced the launch of LendIt China 2016, its inaugural Chinese conference, which will take place in Shanghai on July 17-18, 2016. According to LendIt, the event will bring together the marketplace lending platforms from all over the world… Read More

Brief: iFunding Celebrates 2016 By Announcing New Advisory Board

William Skelley

With a new year to look forward to, real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced its strategic developments for 2016. On Tuesday, iFunding unveiled more details about this year’s plans, which includes a new advisory board that is made up of professionals from the financial services… Read More

What Do We Want FinTech to be When it Grows Up?

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Last week, Mike Cagney, the CEO of SoFi, gave an interview in the San Francisco Business Journal in which he made some fairly controversial comments. It instantly made the rounds in the industry and has become  a topic of much debate. I recommend reading the… Read More

NSRInvest Brings Institutional Tools for Smaller Investors in Marketplace Lending Assets

NSRInvest Founders

Investing in marketplace lending assets (P2P lending) is super hot right now. The solid risk-adjusted returns provide an excellent opportunity for small investors to generate income. This is even more interesting in the historically low-interest rate environment of today.  The advent of institutional money cascading into… Read More

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