During the week I share the latest marketplace lending news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
Funding Circle CEO says it’s a ‘golden age’ for marketplace lending as revenue jumps 144% from Business Insider – Net returns by marketplace lenders “have been the highest of any asset class over the last 5 years” – Samir Desai.
Finalists Selected For LendIt Europe 2016 PitchIt @ LendIt Competition from LendIt – The PitchIt @ LendIt finalists have been selected for LendIt Europe next week.
SME Loan Fund continues portfolio overhaul from AltFi – Good update from AltFi on the latest at GLI Finance – lots of changes this past year.
Goldman Sachs: We’re in the ‘second wave’ of fintech from Business Insider – Partnerships between big banks and startups is the next wave of fintech according to Goldman Sachs.
Weekly Industry Update: October 2, 2016 from PeerIQ – A fascinating analysis of the valuation of seasoned loans along with a great accompanying chart.
What happens if we live to be 150? from TechCrunch – If we start to live longer lives we are going to need a more reliable source of fixed income.
International P2P Lending Services – Loan Volumes September 2016 from P2P-Banking – The European loan volumes for September are out with Funding Circle leading the way.