Tagged: peter renton

LendIt Europe Announces Keynote Speakers for 2017 Event

Keynote Speakers at LendIt Europe Include: Anthony Jenkins, Renaud Laplanche, Anne Boden, Jaidev Janadarna and more. LendIt Europe, the European event series covering Fintech and lending, has shared its keynote speakers for this years. LendIt expects more than 120 speakers will take to the stage… Read More

The University of Cambridge Launches the 2016-17 European and Africa & Middle East Alternative Finance Industry Surveys

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School has launched its third European benchmarking survey and the second survey for Africa and the Middle East. The two separate research initiatives will review the emerging alternative finance markets in each… Read More

LendIt Europe Schedules Dates for European Event

  LendIt Europe 2017 has nailed down the dates for its forthcoming event this fall in London. There was a formal kick-off that took place last night at the Dion in St. Paul’s in London where 75 of the UK’s “Fintech elite” gathered for a… Read More

LendIt China Event, Lang Di Fintech, Updates on PitchIt Competition

  LendIt, the global lending and Fintech conference, has announced the official launch of the Asian edition of their Fintech startup competition, PitchIt, in association with JadeValue, a Shanghai-based Fintech incubator. The competition is for all early stage Fintech startups in Asia-Pacific. PitchIt will take… Read More

LendIt Launches New Media Brand LendIt News

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

Sharestates Receives Emerging Real Estate Platform Nomination For the LendIt Conference Industry Awards

Real estate crowdfunding platform Sharestates announced on Thursday it received a nomination for LendIt Conference Industry Awards’ emerging real estate platform award. The winner will be announced on March 7th at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Speaking about the nomination, Allen Shayanfekr, co-founder and CEO of Sharestates, stated: “We… Read More

Proposed OCC National Fintech Charter Comments & Feedback

Last December, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) – part of the Department of Treasury-  proposed a “National Bank Charter for Fintech Companies”. The exploration stirred up a hornet’s nest of public officials that were not too pleased the OCC would think… Read More

Ask Us: LendIt’s Peter Renton and Crowdfund Insider’s Andrew Dix Discuss Marketplace Lending in Upcoming Webinar

Mark your calendars, log on and learn! LendIt, the world’s largest lending and fintech conference, is hosting two free webinars on January 11 and 18. LendIt Forums offer a series of free, intensive (and interactive) learning events for Asset Managers, Real Estate Investors, Financial Advisors, Commercial Bankers, Lending Innovators, Venture Capitalists and the Media…. Read More

Lendit Organizes Fintech Industry Awards for USA Conference in March

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

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

LendIt Reveals PitchIt @ LendIt Finalists: Reflect Fintech’s Diverse Ecosystem

LendIt, the prominent online lending conference dedicated to connecting the global online lending community, today announced the shortlist for its competition PitchIt @ LendIt, which is organized in partnership with Capital One, an information-based lending company. This year’s finalists are Credit Kudos, GIROMATCH, KASKO, Lenderwize Ltd, LendingWell,… Read More

LendIt USA Predicted to be Biggest Online Lending Event Yet

LendIt, the prominent online lending conference, is predicting a hugely successful event in New York this coming Spring. Each year the gathering has grown. Reportedly 2017 will be no different as Lendit expects over 5,000 participants from around the world. LendIt began in the US… Read More

Fundera: Online Lenders Need to Get Serious About Disclosure

Fundera is an online platform that streamlines the borrowing process. They have integrated a diverse group of online lenders to allow small businesses the ability to apply on one site and receive offers from multiple direct lenders. No more trudging down to the local bank… Read More

LendIt Joins with Capital One on Fintech Startup Competition: PitchIt@LendIt

LendIt has announced a new partnership with Capital One regarding their annual Fintech startup competition.  Capital One will act as the co-Host for PitchIt@LendIt – scheduled to take place at LendIt Europe this fall in London. Peter Renton, co-founder of LendIt, said they were delighted… Read More

LendIt Founder Slaps Down Bloomberg Article on Lending Club “Shady Loans”

Peter Renton, founder of LendIt and online lending industry advocate, has take to the pages of Lend Academy to defend Lending Club (NYSE:LC) following a critical article by BloombergBusinessweek. The Bloomberg article, co-authored by Max Chafkin and Noah Buhayar, hammered Lending Club by questioning the… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Launches First Industry Study for Middle East & Africa

  Inaugural Middle East & Africa Alternative Finance Benchmarking Study. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School is launching its first Middle East & Africa Alternative Finance Benchmarking Study. This study on alternative finance follows the successful publication of… Read More

LendIt Teams Up With P2P Finance Association to Host Upcoming European Conference

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… Read More

Lendit Founders Applaud Swift Action by Lending Club Board

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

  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