In an op-ed in City A.M. the Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, argues that the fintech revolution began in response to the 2008 global financial crisis; he says that we are now faced with a second global crisis and that fintech will once again play a critical role as we move towards economic recovery; his office has just released a brochure for investors in partnership with Innovate Finance showing that the UK is already leading the way in regtech, payments, artificial intelligence and tech for good; he calls out investors saying that it is imperative for fintech investors to continue enabling innovators to keep doing what they do best. CityAM
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.