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The Future of Banking

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Context

Lending Times organized a Meetup Event title “The Future of Banking” on February 10th 2016 .

Subjects discussed include:

• The real impact of fin-tech and crowdfunding on banking.

• How new crowdfunding rules will affect the SME lending space.

• Whether there is space for a 3-way lending and investing ecosystem.

We have filmed the speakers and we are presenting here the 4 talks that were recorded that evening.

For more information on our Meetup please follow this link : http://www.meetup.com/P2P-and-Marketplace-Lending-Operators/

The Talks

VIDEO : The Future of Banking by George Popescu

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The future of banking talk by George Popescu at the Meetup http://www.meetup.com/P2P-and-Marketplace-Lending-Operators/

George’s POWER POINT presentation can be found here : Angels VC vs Crowndfunding vs Banks

 

VIDEO : Regulation and the Future of Banking talk by Greg Nowak

GregFuture of Banking talk by Greg Nowak at the Meetup http://www.meetup.com/P2P-and-Marketplace-Lending-Operators/

 

VIDEO : The Future of Banking and Asset Backed Investing talk by the founder of Yield Street and Yodle Milind Mehere

Yield Street

Future of Banking according to Milind Mehere YieldStreet at our Meetup http://www.meetup.com/P2P-and-Marketplace-Lending-Operators/

 

VIDEO : Financial Times US deputy managing editor speaks about the Future of Banking

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Financial Times US deputy managing editor Gary Silverman speaks about the Future of Banking at our Meetup http://www.meetup.com/P2P-and-Marketplace-Lending-Operators/events/227316183/

 

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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