Lendit USA Conference and Awards Gala NYC-2017

By: Dr.Adal M.Hussain,Phd (AKA) Dr.Abbey  Editor @ Large for World Liberty TV

LendIt, the world’s largest lending and FinTech conference returned to NYC for a gathering of thousands of established and emerging CEOs, innovators and thought leaders from Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley, and from Main Street to Wall Street, for two days that focused on the hot button topics and issues exploring the future of finance, including: digital banking, AI, investing, insurtech, blockchain, wealth management and real estate.

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Lendit USA Largest Fintech Conference

Financial technology ‘FinTech’ has surged over last 7 years and investments in the space have grown from $3B to more than $40B in 2015. With the rise of AI and data science,Fintech has played an increasingly important role across the financial ecosystem.

The  world’s  largest  show  in  lending  and  Fintech,  today announced  finalists  for  its  first  annual  LendIt  Industry  Awards.  Out of  hundreds of  applicants worldwide, the selected finalists are all vying for top honors within 18 categories, which celebrate Fintech market leaders, emerging innovators, and top talent.

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One of many panels in progress

The finalists were evaluated by  more  than  30  renowned  Fintech  industry  experts  including CEOs,  investors and media. The winners were  announced during the LendIt  Industry  Awards Show and Dinner taking place on March 7th 2017at the Edison Ballroom in the heart of New York City. In  addition  to the  ceremony, the LendIt  Industry  Awards  evening included  a  cocktail reception, a 3-course dinner and live entertainment.

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Card Resource Group exhibiting

“Having been on the front lines of emerging and later stage Fintech companies for the past five years, we wanted to unveil our own best of the best industry accolades,” said Jason Jones, Co-Founder  of  LendIt.  “We  were  positively  overwhelmed  with  the  high  number  and  high  caliber  of  entrees. These  finalists  represent  some  of  the  most  innovative  companies  that  are  radically improving financial services through technology.”

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Startup Zone at Lendit USA

About LendIt : LendIt is the world’s largest event series dedicated to connecting the fintech and lending community. Our  conferences bring together the leading lending platforms, investors, and service providers in our industry for unparalleled educational, networking, and business development opportunities. LendIt hosts three conferences annually: our flagship conference LendIt USA as well as LendIt Europe in London and LendIt China in Shanghai.

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Showgirls welcoming guests at Lendit USA Gala 2017

About LendIt News: LendIt News is an online financial technology news resource aimed to provide invaluable, up to the minute insights, across Insurtech, Blockchain, payments, online lending, real estate, digital banking, wealth management and AI. Founded and published by the LendIt team, LendIt News taps experts and thought leaders to explore the latest global trends in financial technology. LendIt News…Fintech.Fast. Focused.

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