Bipartisan support for fintech needed to boost availability of credit — LendIt

By Sasha Padbidri
07 Mar 2017

Policy experts speaking on day one of the LendIt 2017 conference in New York on Monday called for more bipartisan support of financial technology if the sector is to thrive, emphasizing the need for greater focus on extending credit to underserved borrowers.

Matt Mulder,chief counsel and legislative director for congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC), emphasized the importance of bipartisan support to speed legislation of fintech through congress.

“From an administration standpoint, I am optimistic that there’s going to be support to these bits of [fintech] legislation, but what matters more ...

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