NEW YORK—On Thursday, September 29, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will host a virtual event on the role of financial technology (fintech) companies in unsecured consumer lending to low- and moderate-income households. Featuring fintech lenders, researchers, regulators, and policymakers, the event will explore existing and emerging models of unsecured fintech consumer lending aimed at low- and moderate-income people, and cover the challenges and opportunities these models present.
This virtual event is open to the public and the media, and all remarks are on the record. The event will also be recorded. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at the New York Fed, Ellen.Simon@ny.frb.org.