Peter Renton

Lend Academy


Peter Renton is the founder of Lend Academy, the leading educational resource for the P2P/marketplace lending industry. His blog is the most widely read website about marketplace lending and through his writing, podcast and videos he has helped tens of thousands of people understand this new asset class. He is considered one of the world’s leading experts on marketplace lending and speaks regularly on the topic at industry conferences.   He is the co-founder of the LendIt Conference, the world’s first and largest conference series dedicated to the online lending and Fintech industries.  LendIt conducts three conferences a year: in the USA, Europe and China. He is also a co-founder at NSR Invest, an investment and analytics platform that provides access to P2P marketplaces for financial advisors, institutional investors, and individuals.   Peter Renton has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times and dozens of finance blogs and smaller publications.   

Event Sessions Featuring Peter Renton


Standardisation, positioning, or track record: What's the key for long‐term capital managers?

AltFi Europe Summit 2017 - Thursday 30 March 2017


"Retail investors will become the more important source of capital in marketplace lending" – Agree or Disagree

AltFi Global Summit 2016 - Wednesday 14 September 2016

Articles By Peter Renton

Articles Featuring Peter Renton

Tributes flow for fintech lion Ron Suber

30th June 2017 | David Tuckwell

Prosper’s 2015 in numbers

7th January 2016 | Ryan Weeks

The Redcoats are coming!

11th November 2015 | Ryan Weeks

On the Ground at LendIt Europe

26th October 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Chinese P2P Platform to Hold Off on IPO

11th June 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Direct Lending Investments Hires New CIO

10th June 2015 | Georgina McCreadie

Time to Go Mobile

1st May 2015 | Ryan Weeks

The Best of LendIt USA 2015

17th April 2015 | Ryan Weeks

The AltFi Frontline: A Breakout Room With a View

25th February 2015 | Ryan Weeks

Lending Club to Float Today

11th December 2014 | Georgina McCreadie

LendIt Europe Roundup

18th November 2014 | AltFi

Lending Club IPO Gaining Steam

30th June 2014 | AltFi

Lending Club Make Shock Acquisition

17th April 2014 | AltFi