LendIt Europe 2016 Wrap Up – Day 2

Day 2 of LendIt Europe 2016 kicked off with the announcement of the winner of PitchIt @ LendIt. LendingWell, a company focused on bringing online lending investments to financial advisors and their clients took home the trophy. Next was a panel focused on the US market. Matt Burton commented that to say it has been an interesting year […]

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LendIt Europe 2016 Wrap Up – Day 1

Today was an exciting day as we kicked off LendIt Europe 2016. This is our third London event and for the second year Samir Desai, Co-Founder and CEO of Funding Circle led the day off with his presentation titled “Fintech: Combining the Best of Both Worlds”. Funding Circle has now facilitated $2.5 billion in SME loans since […]

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Will Hybrid Lending Become Mainstream?

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Auke Douwe Veenstra of 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.] Marketplace lending is growing at a fast pace, and although relatively small in size, Morgan Stanley Research expects the industry to reach $290 billion by 2020. […]

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Small Business, Big Impact

[Editor’s note: This is a white paper from Funding Circle. Funding Circle is the Title Sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] It has been six years since Funding Circle launched with a big idea – to revolutionise the way small businesses access finance. In that time, more than 15,000 […]

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How your customers’ digital footprints help achieve Know Your Customer compliance

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from HooYu. HooYu is a Bronze sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] In today’s digital age there’s a new wealth of data ready to be mined, analysed and referenced to help prove customer identity and achieve KYC compliance.  Courtesy […]

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Millennium Trust Case Study on Funding Circle

[Editor’s note: This is a case study from Millennium Trust Company. Millennium Trust is a Bronze sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] Marketplace loans are digital assets that exist almost entirely in electronic format. The cumbersome, paper- centric processes of traditional lending and investing do not easily […]

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7 Lessons in Launching a FinTech

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Toms Niparts, Head of Operations at Viventor. Viventor is a Bronze sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] It has been slightly less than a year since the idea of Viventor was born, and the adventure of building the platform started. […]

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Finalists Selected For LendIt Europe 2016 PitchIt @ LendIt Competition

LendIt, in association with Capital One have selected the eight finalists who will compete next week in London at PitchIt @ LendIt. We received over 50 applications and are excited to announce the finalists: Credit Kudos, GIROMATCH, KASKO, Lenderwize Ltd, LendingWell, PesaZetu, Selified, and Vester AS. Companies span the fintech ecosystem including anti-fraud biometrics platforms, alternative […]

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The Italian online alternative finance market? Still very small but with the largest growth rate

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Borsadelcredito.it. Borsadelcredito.it is a Bronze sponsor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] The Italian online alternative finance market is very small if compared to other European countries. In fact, according to the University of Cambridge Report, Sustaining Momentum (Sept 2016), […]

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Peer Pressure

[Editor’s note: This is a white paper from Karl-Magnus Wadsack of Equifax. Equifax is an exhibitor at LendIt Europe 2016, which will take place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.] White paper synopsis: The rise of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been remarkable over the last few years – with the value of new loans underwritten in the UK […]

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