I’m thrilled to board a plane next week to visit with clients and peers in the Fintech space at the LendIt conference in New York City from May 25–27. Even with the significant financial challenges impacting the world at present, there’s a tremendous amount of opportunity available in this sector, provided brands have the right fintech marketing strategy in place.
It’s that time of year! Yes, spring is finally here, and folks in the Midwest are starting to see subtle signs of ice melting and trees blossoming. San Francisco is about to blossom as well with more than 5,000 savvy marketers, influencers, and innovators looking to reinvent and reinvigorate the Fintech space at the LendIt […]
“Fintech” may seem like just a buzzword, but after walking around this year’s expanded LendIt Fintech USA conference at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, it was clear that it’s a real movement—one that’s picking up speed. Marketplace lenders like SoFi, Lending Club, Prosper, Best Egg, and Avant are becoming as mainstream as traditional […]
As my colleague Megan Lester reported a few weeks ago, this year’s LendIt conference was filled with amazing energy and content from the opening keynote in the morning to the last session of the conference. One of the most interesting sessions from my perspective was listening to Harit Talwar, head of digital finance for Goldman […]
This year’s LendIt conference drew an international audience of over 5,000 to the Javits Center in New York City. An impressive number, really, considering 90% of the organizations represented didn’t exist five years ago. It’s clear that marketplace lending has matured, expanded, and diversified (with the exception of gender, as pointed out by a number […]
Last week my colleague, Megan Lester, shared insight into our expectations for the LendIt conference leading up to the show. Megan and I just returned from the event earlier this week, and we wanted to recap what was a very fun and informative event. First, we were surprised by the size of LendIt and how […]
LendIt 2016 kicks off in San Francisco next week. My colleague Brian Ridenour and I will be attending this lending-centric conference where service providers, investors and lenders meet to learn about trends in online lending. We’ll be pounding the pavement to bring you the biggest news and updates from the lending industry. But first, Brian […]