The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum launched a new survey today to analyze the impact of Covid-19 on fintech; this will be the most ambitious survey in the history of fintech as they look to reach more than 15,000 fintech companies in 190 countries; fintech plays a vital role in providing and enabling financial services to consumers and small businesses and governments are beginning to recognize this; the goal of this survey it to take the pulse of fintech and to see what policy responses might be needed to support fintech in helping to stimulate the economy in these uncertain times. Lend Academy
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.