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From Threadneedle Street’s Old Lady to New Technology

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Ravi Anand, Managing Director at ESF Capital. ESF Capital is a Bronze Sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] It’s natural with any progression to emphasise what’s new. If you look to upgrade your TV, you are unlikely to be impressed […]

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Constant Evolution Needs Consistent Data

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Validis. Validis is a Bronze Sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] In the aftermath of the big crash, while banks searched in the rubble for what could be salvaged, a group of innovators, many of whom will be attending LendIt Europe, looked away from […]

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Why Banks Need To Leverage FinTech Disruption

[Editor’s note: This is a white paper from Cloud Lending Solutions. Cloud Lending Solutions is a Bronze Sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London. At LendIt Europe, CEO and Co-Founder of Cloud Lending Solutions Snehal Fulzele will be giving a presentation on Implementing Fintech Best Practices for Traditional Lenders] Banks are finding it difficult […]

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Christine Farnish of UK’s P2P Finance Association Discusses Strategy For Growth & Regulation

In this blog series, we interview previous LendIt conference speakers to receive an update on their industry perspective and provide a sneak peek of their session at LendIt Europe 2016. As Chairman of the UK-based Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA), Christine Farnish is a leading expert within Britain’s P2P lending industry in all aspects of regulation, […]

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Improve your startup’s trajectory with the help of LendIt and Capital One!

Applications for LendIt’s successful competition to find and promote the next big fintech startup opened on August 24. We’ve partnered with Capital One® to introduce PitchIt to the LendIt Europe agenda for the first time on October 10. A Powerful Partnership: This is an invaluable opportunity for innovative fintech companies like yours to get in […]

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The Three Cities Challenging London’s Claim as Fintech Capital of Europe
The Three Cities Challenging London’s Claim as Fintech Capital of Europe

FinTech in the United Kingdom employed 60,000 people and generated revenue of £6.6bn in 2015, according to HM Treasury. So when the UK voted in June to leave the European Union, other financial centers across Europe leapt at the chance to pry away parts of that enormous community, which now faces unwanted regulatory uncertainty. Aggressive! […]

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Cormac Leech to Speak at LendIt Europe 2016

“One epic slideshow tells you everything you need to know about the $180 billion world of online lending” on Leech’s LendIt Europe presentation, Business Insider UK, October 29, 2015. Taking on the tough P2P topics of risk, fraud, fees and management skin-in-the-game is Cormac Leech at last year’s LendIt Europe. Take a look…   Cormac […]

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Introducing Samir Desai: a LendIt Europe Keynote Speaker

At last year’s LendIt Europe Samir Desai, CEO & Co-Founder of Funding Circle, surprised us with the announcement of their new Zencap partnership and European expansion. With the strategic addition of Zencap, Funding Circle’s global presence now boasts more than $2.5 billion loans to nearly 18,000 businesses. This dynamic speaker started as a young consultant […]

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Investing in Marketplace Lending with UK Listed Funds

One of the unique things about the marketplace lending industry in the UK is the ease of access for investors. Any investor in the UK can immediately be diversified across a number of geographies and verticals including real estate, small business and consumer lending. How? By purchasing a publicly-listed fund that invests in marketplace lending […]

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Lang Di Fintech 2016 Sessions You May Have Missed

We had an amazing time at our inaugural Lang Di Fintech conference in Shanghai. With more than 80 international attendees and over 1,000 total attendees, this was the largest international Fintech conference in China. We are committed to ensuring that LendIt’s attendees have access to as much content as possible. Knowing that you were either unable […]

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