March 6-7, New York City
LendIt USA is the world’s biggest show in lending and fintech, and in 2017 the event returns to New York City, taking over the Javits Center on March 6-7. More than 5,000 attendees from over 40 countries will gather to share ideas, network and learn the latest in all things lending and fintech. There are 8 tracks of content, including Financial Inclusion, The Fintech Universe, and Innovation in Lending, as well as our annual PitchIt @ LendIt startup competition. CFI is delighted to be an official track partner for the Financial Inclusion track, which will examine how technology, lending and financial services can work together to help the greater good including across the developing world, exploring the current innovative ideas and regulatory proposals that are helping the underbanked gain access to capital. This track will cover expansion of credit, empowering women entrepreneurs, and the effects of predatory lending on the most vulnerable. Speakers include CFI’s Elisabeth Rhyne and Sonja Kelly. Elisabeth will be speaking on a panel on responsible online credit, and Sonja will be moderating a panel on mobile phones and expanding access to credit. CFI contacts can save 15% with VIP code CFI17USA at this link.