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LendIt Interviews: Kaushalya Somasundaram of HSBC on the Future of Banking

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No stranger to innovative and potentially disruptive technology implementation, Kaushalya Somasundaram heads up HSBC’s Fintech Partnerships & Strategy division, leading the partnership and corporate venturing for HSBC’s core businesses. Kaushalya will be joining us in London this November at LendIt Fintech Europe, where she will be giving a keynote presentation alongside Kirsty Rutter from Barclays on […]

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Advantages of P2B platforms in lending to SMEs

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Debitum Network. Debitum Network is a gold sponsor at LendIt Fintech Europe 2018, which will take place on November 19-20, 2018 in London.] Politicians and economists often agree that small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of both local and global economies. Statistics point to an even greater fact. In the EU […]

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Whitepaper: The State of Open Banking

Open Banking is changing the banking industry’s competitive landscape. Recent technology standards are enabling fintech startups and consumer digital brand leaders to offer financial services apps that compete with banks. This whitepaper explores Open Banking’s latest developments. After initial momentum driven by European regulations, this movement is seeing its first commercial applications as well as […]

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German Fintech Report: Exclusive Insights from 12 Leaders in the German Fintech Marketplace

The German fintech industry had a record breaking year in 2017 with investments reaching $650m, and this year is also showing promise to be another record breaker. With this newfound momentum, what’s next for the German fintech ecosystem? We asked our contacts at some of the most exciting German fintech companies to share their perspective […]

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Survey Report: Women in Fintech – metrics and views from the LendIt community

  What’s the current reality for women in fintech? It’s no secret that women are under-represented in fintech, with some studies suggesting that only 8% of global fintech directors are women. The exact percentage may vary slightly from country to country, but unfortunately this gender disparity appears to be a global issue. We recently surveyed […]

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French Fintech Report: Exclusive Insights from 11 Leaders in the French Fintech Marketplace

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The fintech marketplace in France is going through a period of rapid growth, having jumped by 300% between 2014 and 2016, and a further 184% in 2017. With President Macron championing the fintech industry, what’s next for the French fintech ecosystem? We asked our contacts at some of the most exciting French fintech companies to […]

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LendIt Interviews: June Ou of Figure on Blockchain and the Home Equity Market

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June Ou, COO and Co-Founder of Figure, will be joining us in London this November at LendIt Fintech Europe, where she will be discussing, ‘How Figure is building a real application to bring assets to the blockchain.’ We connected with June to ask her some questions on the home equity market, why Figure identified this […]

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Nordic Fintech Report: Exclusive Insights from 11 Leaders in the Nordic Fintech Marketplace

The 5 Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – together make up the 10th largest world economy, with the highest percentage of the region’s investment funds directed to fintech. With a highly digitised banking system, and many recent fintech success stories, this is not a region to be overlooked. We asked our […]

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Top 8 Insights for Banks at LendIt Fintech Europe 2017

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Last October, more than 1,000 lending and fintech professionals attended LendIt Fintech Europe to learn, network and do business. Thirteen percent of these attendees were from banks, including senior executives from Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Santander and many more. Banks are aggressively moving into the digital age to stay relevant, and with a track dedicated to […]

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The Ultimate Blockchain Playlist for Your Summer Travels and Commute

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More and more financial services are looking to blockchain technology to transform aspects of their business, including clearing and settlement, payments, and identity verification, to name but a few. Given its application to such a variety of areas of financial services, blockchain will be a hot topic at LendIt Fintech Europe 2018, taking place in […]

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