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Meetup: Risks and emerging solutions for investor confidence in online lending

Where?

Global Debt Registry
335 Madison Avenue, 16th floor, New York, NY

When?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Details?

Risks and emerging solutions for investor confidence in online lending

·  The Panel will look at operational risks and emerging solutions for investor confidence and capital growth in online lending. How do we improve asset certainty to enable the industry to scale with the flow of mature permanent capital? What risk infrastructure is required for the capital markets to develop new financial products & enable a liquid secondary market?

·  Specifically the panel will look at loan and borrower data integrity issues for investors & senior lenders, as well as legal rights to assets. How is investor due diligence evolving to support digital lending? Why is it so different from traditional lending? How is securitization due diligence different from whole loan purchases?  What role can the Blockchain play?

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Agenda

• 6pm – 6:30pm networking, light cocktail

• 6:30pm – 7:30pm panel and Q&A

• 7:30pm – 8pm networking, light cocktail

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Panelists:

Charles Moore, President, Global Debt Registry

Chris Gigliotti Managing Director. PWC : Valuation, Securitization, Due Diligence, Structured Products, Cash Flowing Modeling, Corporate Debt.

Paul Burke, MD Citi Agency & Trust Services

Further panelists to be announced. Please contact us if you are interested in being on the panel.

 

Moderator:

George Popescu, Editor In Chief and Founder, Lending Times

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About the author

George Popescu

Serial entrepreneur.

George sold and exited his most successful company, Boston Technologies (BT) group, in 2014. BT was a technology, market maker, high-frequency trading and inter-broker broker-dealer in the FX Spot, precious metals and CFDs space company. George was the Founder and CEO and he boot-strapped from $0 to a $20+ million in revenue without any equity investment. BT has been #1 fastest growing company in Boston in 2011 according to the Boston Business Journal and the only company being in top 10 fastest in 2012-13 as it was #5 in 2012. BT has been on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for 4 years in a row ( #143, #373, #897 and #1270). After the company sale in July 2014 until February 2015 George was Head-of-Strategy for Currency Mountain ( www.currencymountain.com ), a USD 100 million+ holding company focused on retail and medium institutional currencies, precious metals, stocks, fixed income and commodities businesses.

• Over the last 10 years, George founded 10 companies in online lending, craft beer brewery, exotic sports car rental space, hedge funds, peer-reviewed scientific journal ( Journal of Cellular and Molecular medicine…) and more. George advised 30+ early stage start-ups in different fields. George was also a mentor at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Services and Techstar Fintech in NY.

• Previously George obtained 3 Master's Degrees: a Master's of Science from MIT working on 3D printing, a Master’s in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supelec, France and a Master's in Nanosciences from Paris XI University. Previously he worked as a visiting scientist at MIT in Bio-engineering for 2 years. George had 3 undergrad majors: Maths, Physics and Chemistry. His scientific career led to about 10 publications and patents.

• On the business side, Boston Business Journal has named me in the top 40 under 40 in 2012 in recognition of his business achievements.

• George is originally from Romania and grew up in Paris, France.

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