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A Slew of P2P Lending Conferences to Consider this Fall

The fall is conference season in this industry and this fall there are more options than ever before. If you want to learn and network with other industry participants now is good time to book your calendar and attend some of these great conferences. Below is a comprehensive list in chronological order of all the marketplace […]

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P2P Return Numbers Q2 2015

My Quarterly P2P Lending Results – Q2 2015

I love this industry. I love the fact that it is an efficient way to connect borrowers and investors, I love that borrowers can have a quick and seamless loan application process, I love that the industry is starting to achieve scale so that it can really make a difference. But most of all, I […]

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Madden 2015 Has Nothing to Do With Football

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Brian S. Korn, a Capital Markets Partner at the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP in New York City. He has over 50 clients engaged in marketplace lending activities and has made multiple appearances on Fox Business Television, CNBC, Bloomberg, CCTV America and National Public Radio. He […]

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James Herbert of LendingHome

Podcast 44: James Herbert of LendingHome

LendingHome have been in business for less than 18 months but in that short time they have come to be the market leader for online real estate lendng. With some big name backers they have scaled very quickly and have now issued several hundred million dollars in loans. In the latest episode of the Lend Academy […]

David Johnson First Associates

Podcast 43: David Johnson of First Associates

Loan servicing is a critical part of this industry for both platforms and investors. We want borrowers to pay their loan on time, but as I learned in this interview, that is just one piece of what a good loan servicer does. In the latest episode of the Lend Academy Podcast I interviewed David Johnson, the CEO of […]

Kathryn Petralia COO of Kabbage

Podcast 42: Kathryn Petralia of Kabbage

There are many innovative companies in this space but I think Kabbage stands out above the pack. They are doing things in lending that have never been tried before, or even thought about, and they are doing it successfully. They are truly a 21st century lender that could not have existed even 10 years ago. Kathryn […]

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