During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
Jelena McWilliams, Chairman of the FDIC by Barefoot Innovation Group – Probably my favorite episode yet of JoAnn Barefoot’s excellent podcast. Jelena McWilliams, Chairman of FDIC Gov, has a vision to transform not just how banks are supervised but how regulators like the FDIC can encourage innovation.
Fintech Top 100 Influencers by Onalytica – Onalytica analyzed more than 5 million social media posts to discover the top 100 most influential individuals leading the discussion about fintech. I am honored to be included on this list at #8.
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.