Throwback Thursday: The First LendIt Conference

LendIt held its first conference event in June 2013 with 340 people gathering at the Convene Conference Center in New York City; Renaud LaPlanche gave the opening keynote speech discussing how marketplace lending technology was quickly being adopted with potential for disrupting incumbents; LendIt’s Jason Jones followed with a global market overview identifying the significant market opportunities in the US, China and the UK; the one-day event included multiple panel sessions, networking and a closing presentation from Prosper’s Ron Suber who discussed the importance of the ecosystem for the industry’s success.  Source