[Video] Eight reasons Sweden is such a great place to build a fintech

  I’m just beginning to get an understanding of why Sweden is so hospitable to startups, but so far every entrepreneur that I have met has said, with emphasis, that they are lucky to be in Stockholm, and it’s a great place to build a fintech. Here are eight reasons why I think that’s so. […]

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Three things we can learn from the Danes

I’ve only just dipped my toes in the waters here in Copenhagen, DK, and I am already quite impressed with what I have seen. My exposure is light, but In the spirit of providing something of value to our worldwide community of readers, I’ll venture this: three things we can learn from the Danes.  1. […]

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[Video] CEO Roundtable, Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland, was the first stop on my European listening tour in the summer of 2019.  It was a brilliant visit, which included spending an hour at lunch with the strategy leaders of Danske Bank UK, individual mentoring sessions with four intrepid fintech entrepreneurs, a presentation to the Belfast community, and a drinks reception, all followed […]

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Top Five Most Viewed Presentations at LendIt Fintech USA 2019

LendIt Fintech USA blew the audience away at last month’s 2019 edition in San Francisco. The main stage was jam-packed with exciting content including these top five most-viewed videos: 5. Digital Banking for the Masses w. Steven Streit of Green Dot & Brandon Krieg of Stash In this presentation, the CEOs of Green Dot and […]

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FinTech Revolution or Evolution?

[Editor’s note: This is a blog post from Garient Evans, Vice President of Client Services at ID Analytics. ID Analytics was a silver sponsor at LendIt Fintech USA 2019, which took place on April 8-9 in San Francisco.] The LendIt Fintech USA 2019 conference in San Francisco just wrapped, and it seems like a good […]

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LendIt Fintech USA 2019 Slide Presentations Now Live

Thanks to everyone who joined us at LendIt Fintech USA 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 USA 2019 website. You can also view photos from the event. Recordings of track sessions […]

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The Power & Peril of Two-sided Marketplaces

We live in a world increasingly dominated by two-sided marketplaces: Amazon, Uber, AirBnB, Upwork, even Facebook—a social network but also a marketplace, with content creators on one side and content consumers on the other. The modern two-sided marketplace is powered by technology, which is why so many of the most successful technology companies today follow this model. And yet building one is extremely difficult, which is why so many failed technology companies also attempted this path.

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Beyond the loan: Lessons from PwC’s 2019 Home Lending Experience Radar

In its latest annual survey of consumer lending – Beyond the loan: Lessons from PwC’s 2019 Home Lending Experience Radar – PwC highlights the need for mortgage lenders to think beyond the loan by offerings products and services across all phases of the process—from planning and saving through purchase, into ownership and home improvement.

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Instant Mobile Funding: How combining payments and digital capabilities will transform the lending industry 


As technology continues to evolve rapidly, competition for customers depends on the ability to deliver convenience and speed at every touchpoint. Loyalty and customer service have a huge impact on every aspect of a business – the lending business is no exception.

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[Video] Maximizing Your Investment in an Event Sponsorship

Here are seven quick strategies for maximizing ROI on your conference sponsorship. Watch the video for more great ideas!   Pre-event marketing Your first move, of course, happens before you ever get to the show floor. Use pre-event marketing as an extension of your year-round marketing plan, and be sure to lead with high-value content. […]

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