The Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Community Investment Management talks impact investing and the role it can play during the crisis; he discusses a new initiative that they are launching in Colorado intended to help small businesses that may have slipped through the cracks; Jacob also discusses what fintech can do to tackle racial inequality, what CIM is doing in the student loan area, the role of small dollar lending today and more. 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.