Hot off the Press: LendIt Europe 2016 in the Media

LendIt Europe 2016 brought together over 900 professionals for two days of networking, learning and professional development. We were honored to have 40+ members of the press in attendance, reporting on innovation in the online lending and fintech industry.

What did the media have to say about LendIt Europe? Take a look:

LendIt’s partnership with AMTD

ACQ5: AMTD Group and LendIt jointly announce the formal establishment of AMTD-LendIt joint global office and signing of strategic partnership agreement

Crowdfund Insider: LendIt forms Partnership with AMTD, Opens Joint Global Office in Hong Kong (syndicated in: Launch List)  

Fintech Finance: AMTD Group and LendIt Join Forces

Peer Appraisals: LendIt forms Partnership with AMTD, Opens Joint Global Office in Hong Kong

The Investment Observer: LendIt announces global partnership with AMTD Group

LendingWell wins Pitchit 

Banking Technology: LendingWell wins LendIt start-up contest 

Financial IT: LendIt names winner of PitchIt@LendIt competition

Finextra: P2P outfit LendingWell wins LendIt pitch trophy 

IBS Intelligence: LendingWell is a PitchIt @ LendIt winner

Make Me Feed: LendingWell wins LendIt start-up contest

P2P Finance News: LendIt conference ends with a win for LendingWell and a new fintech partnership  

The Investment Observer: LendingWell wins PitchIt@LendIt 

World Of Banking: LendingWell wins LendIt start-up contest   

4-traders: LendIt Announces Winner of PitchIt@LendIt Competition; LendingWell named a leading innovator in online lending and fintech

Articles mentioning LendIt

United Kingdom

Ages Times: Fintech leaders are unimpressed with Goldman Sachs’ online lending plans: ‘I don’t see because it would be interesting’ (syndicated in:

Alt Credit Intelligence: FCA to push on P2P transparency with industry review by year-end

AltFi: Funding Circle CEO: “There’s no such thing as a hybrid lender”

AltFi: Retail investors have good understanding of P2P, says study

Bloomberg: Ex-FSA Boss Turner Turns From Critic to Fan of Online Lending (syndicated in: WBNews)

Business Insider: The ex-finance watchdog who trashed peer-to-peer lending now says it could ‘make credit crunches less likely’ (syndicated in: OOYUZ)

Business Insider UK: Peer-to-peer lender Zopa is now profitable – a year ahead of schedule

Business Insider: Fintech reacts to Goldman Sachs’ online lending plans: ‘I don’t see why it would be interesting’

Business Insider: Regulation is still holding back UK marketplace lenders

Crowdfund Insider: Lord Adair Turner: Direct Lending May Make the Financial System More Stable

Crowdfund Insider: Lord Adair Softens Stance Towards Peer to Peer Lending at LendIt (syndicated in: Peer Appraisals)   

Crowdfund Insider: Zopa’s Jaidev Janardana at LendIt Europe: “We Were Profitable in September & We’ll Be Profitable Moving Forward” (Video)

CRR Magazine: P2P industry reacts to Lord Turner’s LendIt speech – Kevin Caley, ThinCats

Daily Fintech: Takeaways from #LenditEurope: watch while the next phase unfolds!

Daily Fintech: Wrap of Week #41: Barclays Techstars, Technopark meetup, Lendit Europe, Metromile, SmallBiz Fintech

Evening Standard: Adair you to U-Turner on P2P loans (for full article please see below)

Fast Company: Will You Trust Marcus (And Goldman Sachs) With Your Debt?

Financial Times (FT Alphaville): Who’s afraid of Goldman’s Marcus?

Folk 2 Folk: Ex-regulator Lord Turner changes view on P2P industry

Forbes: Lord Turner’s P2P U-turn: Ex-Regulator Thinks Platforms Will Boost Financial Stability Not Wreck It

Fintech Finance: Welendus to Disrupt the Short-Term Lending Market

Global Capital: Investors say economic turndown would be ‘best thing’ for marketplace lending

Global Capital: Big players best placed as P2P grows up

Global Capital: Lord Turner in P2P Turnaround at Lendit

Mondovisione: Speech By Christopher Woolard, Director Of Strategy And Competition At The FCA, Delivered At The LendIt Conference

Mortgage Solutions: P2P lenders will be forced to put balance sheet at risk post-Brexit

P2P-Banking: My LendIt Europe 2016 Recap

Peer2Peer Finance News: Folk2Folk to lower investment threshold for IFISAs

Peer2Peer Finance News: Zopa plans more securitisations

Peer2Peer Finance News: GLI chief fears “car crash” of P2P defaults

Peer2Peer Finance News: Full FCA approval could be imminent for P2P lenders

SCI Marketplace Lending: Scaling Up: Platforms eager to issue further marketplace ABS

SME Finance Forum: The Economics of peer-to-peer lending

The Fintech Times: Lendit Europe 2016 takes London by storm!

The Investment Observer: LendIt Europe 2016 showcases best of P2P lending space

World Breaking News: Ex-FSA Boss Turner Turns From Critic to Fan of Online Lending


JPM: Video interview


Les Echos: Les acteurs du << crowdlending >> entre optimisme et doutes

Les Echos: Marché du crowdlending : une spécificité marquée requise pour émerger

Les Echos: « Crowdlending » : la diversification se poursuit  

Risk Assur: Viventor: un LendIt et 6 millions plus tard

Good Morning Crowdfunding: Lendit Europe 2016 : la grande messe Européenne du lending

We Share Bonds: Les acteurs du crowdlending factuels et matures à LendIt 2016            

Germany Rückblick auf die Lendit London Konferenz


Diario Innovazione: Il future del prestito peer-to-peer, la nuova frontier del prestito

Italian Crowdfunding: Parte il conto alla rovescia per LendIt Europe 2016

Milano Finanza: voice: domani si presenta a LendIt Europe 2016

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