Signature Keynote: Renaud Laplanche

Signature keynote address by Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of Lending Club, at LendIt USA 2015.

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Lending Club's CEO, Renaud Laplanche revealed a $150 million credit deal with Citigroup in the opening keynote of the LendIt USA conference as he timed his announcement with the opening of the Nasdaq in his keynote.

In a dynamic speech to a packed conference room, the award-winning entrepreneur outlined the 5 key benefits of the the online marketplace: affordability, enhanced customer experience, enhanced compliance/risk management, increased transparency and better credit delivery.

He also tantalised the audience with glimpses of the future of the credit marketplace. His red, 7-inch 'Concept Cube' combined all the technologies needed to facilitate easier online lending, including, wifi, scanner and storage.

Mr Laplanche closed his address with a bang as his ‘loan drone’ released hundreds of mini-dollar-bills over attendees.