Over the past few years, across the globe, there has been unprecedented growth and innovation in online lending. In the US, this industry is committed to working with regulators to create an appropriate framework to foster responsible innovation in online lending. Now in our 5th year, the Summit continues to grow and has become the premier destination for regulatory thought leadership and industry best practice in marketplace lending. We expect to have over 300 attendees at our 2019 event, making it the largest ever that will feature some of the biggest names in marketplace lending and fintech today.
The 4th Annual Summit will to continue create opportunity for responsible industry participants to share insights, propose standards and provide regulators and policymakers with consensus viewpoints on the regulation of online lending. The Online Lending Policy Summit will include participants from across the online lending industry, including: online lenders, academics, lawyers, banks, consumer advocates, services and regulatory agencies, amongst others.
The Summit is presented through the Online Lending Policy Institute founded by the Center for Finance, Law & Policy, at Boston University, Cross River Bank and Rocket Loans. This partnership will help facilitate an open and constructive dialogue between the public and private sectors, and act as a catalyst for the Online Lending Policy Institute—which will be laser focused on presenting reasonable solutions to meet the goal of responsible innovation.