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LendIt Fintech USA 2018 – San Francisco

The World’s Leading Event in Financial Services Innovation Who comes to LendIt? Network with 6,000+ decision-makers from over 50 countries fortwo and a half action-packed days at LendIt USA Last year, more than 230 sponsors took advantage of sponsor privileges including premier placement in the Expo… Read More

Katipult Named Finalist For Most Promising Partnership Award at the Second Annual Lendit Fintech Industry Awards

Canadian fintech Katipult announced last week it has been nominated, alongside Polymath Inc., for the Most Promising Partnership Award at the second annual Lendit Fintech Industry awards in April. According to Katipult, the partnership will be competing against some of the world’s finance and fintech giants… Read More

LendIt Fintech Announces Finalists For Second Annual Industry Awards

On Friday, organizers of the upcoming event LendIt Fintech announced the finalists for its second annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards. According to the organizers, the finalists were selected from hundreds of applicants worldwide for top honors within 21 categories. It was revealed: “The prestigious awards will bring… Read More

Karen Mills: Predictions for the Future of Small Business Lending and Fintech

Several years back while at LendIt Europe in London, I had the opportunity to sit down with Karen Mills a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Business School Harvard. Mills previously was a Cabinet Member during the Obama Administration from 2009 to 2013. At that time,… Read More

Seen and Heard at LendIt Europe: The Future of Finance

LendIt Europe took place in London earlier this week with around 1000+ attendees participating including a good showing of regular suspects and an emerging group of early stage, aspiring Fintech firms. For both presenters and attendees the backdrop of the Brexit decision and the uncertainties… Read More

Lending Disrupted? Not Yet, Says Renaud Laplanche

As the alternative lending sector matures, the general atmosphere of its flagship event LendIt takes a different tone. The tone of this year’s Lendit Europe was down-to-earth. Hype was out. Business in. Even the discussions about artificial intelligence and blockchain were imbued with much realism…. Read More

The UK Plows Ahead in Implementing PSD2 Compliant Open Banking

On Monday, October 9, Lendit Europe, the event gathering 1000+ representatives of the international fintech and lending scene on the banks of the River Thames, opened with a presentation by Imran Gulamhuseinwala OBE, Global Head of FinTech at consultancy firm EY, who spoke about “The… Read More

LendIt Debuts New Blockchain For Financial Services Event BlockFin Summit

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

LendIt Europe 2017 – London

LendIt Europe is Europe’s largest global Fintech and lending conference, and returns to London on October 9-10, 2017. This year’s conference is expanding with the industry to cover the hottest topics in Fintech including digital wealth, blockchain, insurtech, digital banking, and much more. Nowhere else… Read More

PitchIt Competition Finalists Announced for LendIt Europe

LendIt Europe, the event series specializing in Fintech and online lending, has announced the finalists for its 2017 PitchIt competition taking place at the O2 in London on the 9th & 10th of October. This year, LendIt’s PitchIt competition is hosted and co-organized by Startupbootcamp FinTech…. Read More

SeedInvest to Host Live Crowdfunding at LendIt Europe in London

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

NSR Invest Acquires LendingRobot, Combined Entity Poised to Dominate RIA Alternative Lending Investing

NSR Invest and LendingRobot, the most prominent platforms providing Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) services in the alternative lending space, have joined forces to create the leading platform in this sector. Lend Core LLC, the parent company of NSR Invest, has acquired Algorithmic, Inc. and all its… Read More

Omega One Named Winner of Lang Di Fintech PitchIt competition in Shanghai

Omega One has been selected as the winner of the Lang Di Fintech PitchIt competition that took place in Shanghai on July 16. PitchIt was created in partnership with JadeValue, Shanghai’s co-working and incubation space. Lang Di Fintech is the China version of the roving LendIt conference series. Omega One… Read More

Journal Entry: LangDi FinTech Conference in Shanghai. The Biggest Fintech Meetup In The World!

Familiar Faces This is the second year that I travelled to China for the LangDi FinTech Conference in Shanghai. What a difference a year makes? Last year, the conference had a massive showing of over 1,300 attendees. This year, the conference nearly doubled to 2,400… Read More

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

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 China July 9th 2017 – Journal Entry: AMTD + LendIt: Fintech, The 4th Industrial Revolution.

Hong Kong AMTD-LendIt Conference officially kicked off today in one of the most metropolitan cities in the world, Hong Kong, China. This town, considered as one of the busiest financial centers of the world is now on the brink of another step in this city’s… Read More

LendIt China Journal July 8th 2017: dv01, LendIt 2017, GoodAI.Capital

After an exhausting flight from LAX to Hong Kong, I was greeted by friendly staff at LendIt China, also known as Lang Di Conference, at one of the busiest airports in the world. The amount of logistics communication from Bo Brustkern, Chairman at Lang Di… Read More

Alibaba Must Acquire Starbucks, WeWork, Airbnb, Uber, Tesla & PayPal

During July 2016, I was part of a delegation of US Fintech executives visiting our counterparts in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Shanghai, China. We toured and visited some of the most exciting Fintech platforms in China such as LuFax, CreditEase, Tencent (the creator of WeChat),… Read More

Act Two: Renaud Laplanche Joins LendIt’s Lang Di Fintech as Keynote Speaker

At LendIt USA, it used to be a tradition that former Lending Club CEO delivered the opening keynote address on day one of the event. That all changed after 2016 when Laplanche was forced to resign from the company he founded. After several months in… Read More