Learn how P2P & Online Lending are revolutionizing the credit markets and transforming the global banking industry
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2013
LendIt, the first conference dedicated to the P2P and online lending industry, today announced that Prosper, one of the nation’s leading online lending platforms, will be participating in this milestone event. In addition to supporting the conference with a diamond sponsorship, Prosper’s Head of Global Institutional Sales, Ron Suber, will be delivering the afternoon keynote.
"The LendIt conference promises to be the first-ever gathering of borrowers, lenders and senior management from the online lending industry, including the only two P2P platforms in the US," said Mr. Suber. "The growth of the peer-to-peer lending industry is providing new financial opportunity for both borrowers and lenders. This event will bring together some of the most influential and knowledgeable people in the industry for in-depth discussions about the opportunities in front of us, and where the industry is rapidly going."
LendIt 2013 will take place at Convene Innovation Center in New York City on Thursday, June 20th, and is expected to attract more than 250 participants including fund managers, asset allocators, family offices, venture capitalists, and individual investors. The program will feature a powerful lineup of recognized industry leaders. Additionally, LendIt will host an exhibit hall of many of the most promising emerging online lending companies. A complete list of presenters and exhibitors can be found at http://www.lendit.co.
“We are honored to have Prosper, this country’s first P2P lending platform, contributing as both a speaker and diamond sponsor,” said Peter Renton, Founder of Lend Academy and Co-Founder of LendIt. “With the leading players present, the connections and knowledge LendIt attendees will be able to garner is unparalleled.”
Prosper is a leading peer-to-peer lending marketplace that connects people who want to invest money with people who want to borrow money. On Prosper.com, borrowers list loan requests between $2,000 and $35,000, and individual lenders invest as little as $25 in each loan listing they select. Over the past six years, more than $500,000,000 in personal loans have originated through the Prosper platform. The unsecured personal loans are used by Prosper borrowers for a variety of purposes including paying down high interest rate debt and helping with small business funding. Additional information can be found at http://www.prosper.com.
LendIt is the preeminent conference dedicated exclusively to the burgeoning P2P and online lending industry. Its inaugural event, LendIt 2013, will showcase online lending platforms from across the globe, the ecosystem of Big Data companies that are serving the sector, as well as the Wall Street firms that are providing innovative financing structures and investment capital to this rising asset class. Attendees, including fund managers, asset allocators, family offices, venture capitalists and individual investors, will gain an unprecedented advantage by learning about the investment opportunities in online lending directly from its industry leaders. LendIt is hosted by Lend Academy, the leading educational resource for P2P and online lending, and NowStreet Media, known for its acclaimed financial events that introduce neoteric asset classes to the investment community. For additional information please visit http://www.lendit.co.