During the week I share the latest p2p lending 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.
My crazy travel month continues – after being in London last week, this week I am in Beijing to speak at a conference here. The Chinese p2p lending market is flourishing and leading the world in many ways. But being inside China means no Twitter, no Facebook, even no Google. I haven’t seen any Google alerts since Wednesday so below are the main news items for the first half of the week. I will catch up on anything I missed next week.
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.