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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17 Fintech Companies to Follow on Twitter
17 Fintech Companies to Follow on Twitter

Twitter is one of the most influential social media platforms for the financial technology industry. With more than 310 million monthly active users (and 500 million tweets per day), scrolling through Twitter is an easy way to receive breaking news, share thoughts, interact with others, and learn about industry trends. We love Twitter because we […]

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The LendIt China Tour Travels to Shenzhen

Before heading to Shenzhen the LendIt China tour visited with representatives from the wealth management arm of CreditEase. CreditEase is one of the largest companies in fintech in China with over 45,000 employees. Yirendai, a CreditEase company is one of the largest p2p lenders in China but CreditEase has also transitioned to wealth management in a big […]

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LendIt China 2016 Kicks Off in Hong Kong

Yesterday, we welcomed attendees around the world to the LendIt China tour 2016. We kicked off in Hong Kong with a welcome reception hosted by the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association, InvestHK, Arbor Ventures and Metta. Participants got to know many Hong Kong startups and speak with companies who invest across the world. Following the the reception we […]

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6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Attending the Lang Di Fintech Conference

Attending conferences is one of the best ways to further your career, form connections, and generate new business. We’re not bias at all.. It’s true! The inaugural Lang Di Fintech conference is 10 days away and our team is ready to make connections happen! Lang Di Fintech will bring together one thousand members of the […]

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An Expert's Opinion on China's Interest in US Fintech-1
An Expert’s Opinion on China’s Interest in US Fintech

In a recent trip to China, LendIt Co-Founder Jason Jones sat down with CBN for an interview which centered around the recent Lending Club news. The video is available and you can also read the transcript. Following the news of the departure of Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche, we have seen an increased interest in […]

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