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.
Online lenders upbeat about turnaround progress, but worries linger from Reuters – More commentary on the LendingClub and OnDeck earnings reports Monday.
How this social entrepreneur is bringing banks to the fingertips of the unbanked from Huffington Post – Interesting interview with the CEO of Humaniq on their vision to help the underbanked in the developing world.
P2P Lending: MarketInvoice Loanbook Snapshot from LinkedIn – Interesting analysis of the MarketInvoice loan book in the UK.
PFM apps are folding as banks work them into their own apps from Tearsheet – Yet another personal financial management app is closing down after being acquired.
Tandem plots new growth strategy buying Harrods Bank from AltFi – In the UK Tandem will be back in the banking business with the acquisition of Harrods Bank.
Lending Startup Earnest Is Working With Barclays to Find Buyer from Bloomberg – It will be very interesting to see who ends up buying online lending platform Earnest.
Journal Entry: LangDi FinTech Conference in Shanghai. The Biggest Fintech Meetup In The World! from Crowdfund Insider – Great piece by Timothy Li on his experience this year in China with LendIt. [Read more…]