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.
Yes, Mr. President, Banks Are Lending from The New York Times – Despite what we hear Gretchen Morgenson shares in her Sunday column that banks are indeed lending more.
Leading marketplace lender Funding Circle tops £2bn mark from AltFi – Congrats to Funding Circle on achieving £2B in total loans issued.
Marketplace Lending and the Three Bears: A FinTech Tale from Medium – Former Deutsche Bank trader & Wharton MBA student gives a great analysis on the current state of marketplace lending.
LendIt Announces 2017 PitchIt Finalists from PR Newswire – The annual PitchIt @ LendIt finalists have been announced. We have another great crop of startups this year.
LendIt Conference 2017: Orchard’s CEO Matt Burton Talks Marketplace Lending from Forbes – Great interview with Matt Burton, CEO of Orchard about the state of marketplace lending.
UK neobanks are still seeking funding from Business Insider – Interesting breakdown of the total money raised by the UK digital banks. Atom Bank leads the way with £235M.