Purpose and the Promise of Fintech

The co-founders of Unconventional Ventures write about the purpose of fintech; while fintech has made tremendous strides in the past decade today is a time to pause and reflect on the exact role that fintech plays; we should all do better in the financial services industry to drive innovation for the benefit of society at large; we can create a fairer system that can improve the financial well-being of everyone but the last decade has seen uneven gains; Bradley Leimer said, “While the Great Recession changed the banking industry and made it stronger, the past decade saw a very divided impact for its broader stakeholders in society: the individuals, families and small businesses that make up the people and communities that our industry serves.” Irish Tech News.

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.

LendIt Fintech conducts three conferences a year for the leading fintech markets of the USA, Europe, and Latin America. LendIt also provides cutting-edge content all year long via audio, video, and written channels.

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.

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