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London: LendIt Europe 2016

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Your VIP code is: lendingtimes16LEU

Where ?

London, United Kingdom

InterContinental London—The O2

1 Waterview Dr, London SE10 OTW, UK

When ?

October 10-11, 2016

Details

Taking place on October 10-11 in London, LendIt Europe is Europe’s largest annual gathering of the online lending community. It is where all the industry’s major players come to learn, network, and do business. With 750 attendees in 2015, we are expecting over 1,000 in 2016, and will also have more than 2,500 square metres of exhibition space, making us the largest online lending expo in Europe. LendIt Europe combines engaging content with unrivalled networking – don’t miss it! You can now save 15%, courtesy of Lending Times. Simply enter the VIP code lendingtimes16LEU when registering to secure your discounted rate.

For more information please visit www.lendit.com/europe.

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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