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Top fintech stories this week – 10 March 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

LendIt USA: the British are coming

LendIt USA

Fintech is developing a distinctly British accent and the US is in danger of losing out, according to remarks made by Congressman Patrick McHenry, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, at the LendIt USA conference in New York.

LendIt USA: $400 from disaster

LendIt USA

A startling 46% of American adults would be unable to come up with $400 to meet an unexpected expense without borrowing or selling something. We are so used to thinking about financial exclusion in terms of the un- or under-served that we are overlooking the financial vulnerability of nearly half the US adult population.

LendingWell wins LendIt start-up contest

Lendit

LendingWell, a single-platform P2P lending partner, is the winner of the first PitchIt @ LendIt Europe, a competition aiming to find a future star within the online lending and fintech space. LendingWell provides access for retail investors and independent financial advisors to the broader P2P lending market. Co-founded with Liberum Alternative Finance, it provides customers […]

LendIt and Capital One launch fintech start-up competition

Capital One

Lend me your ears… and eyes. LendIt and Capital One are to co-host PitchIt @ LendIt, a competition to “find a future star of the fintech world”. The competition is aimed at firms innovating within the online lending and fintech space. It provides a showcase for eight firms to pitch their business case to a […]

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