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LendIt Fintech Announces PitchIt Competition & Second Annual LendIt Industry Award Winners

LendIt Fintech, the world’s leading event in financial services innovation, announced on Wednesday the winners of its sixth annual PitchIt competition and 21 winners of its second annual LendIt Industry Awards.  global competition for fintech startups to attract funding, mentorship, endorsement, and exposure to institutions,… 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

Women Became the Story in 2017

As Oprah Winfrey put it during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on January 7th, 2018. The reverberations of her words have re-ignited, for anyone who thought it was a just a trend, the importance of #metoo, the industry-agnostic movement. Actually, it is all-encompassing… Read More

Cleveland Federal Reserve Pulls Document Critical of Peer to Peer Lending as Critics Question Research Methodology

Earlier this month Crowdfund Insider posted a research report published by the Cleveland Federal Reserve that was highly critical of the peer to peer lending industry (marketplace lending) in the US. The report, authored by Yuliya Demyanyk at the Cleveland Federal Reserve, Elena Loutskina at the University… 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

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

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: [email protected]

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

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