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Now is the time for community

I woke up, said my prayers, and prepared to get to work. It was Saturday morning — this morning, in fact — and I was drawn to this message in my inbox. It said: and so I clicked. I clicked because this message was from Verne Harnish, and he is doing something noble: employing his […]

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London is Open

  London is the undisputed heavyweight champion of fintech, but it has found itself with a PR problem: Brexit. Will the UK suffer from massive brain-drain as foreigners find their workpapers revoked? Will trade disputes disrupt banking-as-usual? Will Frankfurt, Dublin or Zurich emerge as the new center of finance?  No doubt there is a lot […]

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Three shifts in fintech [Tel Aviv]

  The Fintech-Aviv annual summit kicked off a week of high-energy events that brought leaders of finance, regulation and technology from around the world. More than 800 professionals filled the Barclays Rise floors in Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv, on Sunday, February 9. Strong content and solid networking were the hallmarks of the day. New on the Horizon […]

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LendIt Fintech Europe 2019 Slide Presentations Now Live

Thanks to everyone who joined us at LendIt Fintech Europe 2019. Below, you can find the presentations from keynote speakers at the event, as well as the different track presentations. In addition, recorded sessions can be found on the LendIt Fintech Europe 2019 website. You can also view photos from the event. Recordings of track sessions […]

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[Video] Preview of LendIt Fintech’s inaugural LatAm conference

FINNOSUMMIT Miami by LendIt Fintech is right around the corner, and guess who’s getting excited? Investors, bankers and fintech executives from the around the world, that’s who! In this video, my partner Peter Renton and I introduce the “latest, greatest edition of LendIt Fintech.” This is our inaugural LatAm conference, produced in partnership with our […]

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[Video] Sao Paulo: leading the LatAm fintech boom

  There are four things that I believe must be present for a fintech boom to occur. Think of it as a recipe for expansion, the exact measurements of which may vary from region to region. They are: regulatory clarity entrepreneurial fabric  talent pipeline investment capital support I approach this thesis in combination with one […]

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[Video] Buenos Aires: the entrepreneur factory of Latin America

“We are constantly out of our comfort zone,” said one entrepreneur at a recent LendIt Fintech roundtable dinner held in Buenos Aires. He went on, “Being an entrepreneur in Argentina is like being in active military duty in the Middle East: one’s tools are sharp, and one’s mind is tuned for battle.” These business-builders “have the […]

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[Video] Santiago: Latam’s link to the world

  Upon arrival in Santiago, I understood better what the Colombians meant when they said “Chile is not so Latin.” It felt more like I had arrived in my hometown of Denver, Colorado than any Latin American city I’ve ever been to. As I experienced more of Santiago, I came to understand that Chile in […]

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Intelligent decisions: Using advanced analytics to drive better customer outcomes

[Editor’s note: This is a white paper from David Bernard, Managing Director, Decisioning Software at Experian UK&I. Experian is a gold sponsor at LendIt Fintech Europe 2019, which will take place on September 26 & 27th in London.] People have come to expect personalised, fast, easy access to products and services, while businesses are looking […]

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[Video] Lima: Come for the food. Stay for the returns.

  We held our 8th roundtable edition in Peru on 23 August, providentially the Feast of St. Rose of Lima. Beyond all expectation, we filled the private dining room at Astrid y Gaston with 17 guests from the fintech leadership of Peru, including founders, VCs, advisors and bank innovators. Peru is poised for growth Peru […]

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