January was a great month for p2p lending as far as publicity goes. There were several TV segments, news articles and posts on major blogs. In case you missed some of these, here is a breakdown of recent news.
Peer to Peer Lending on TV
I have been watching CNBC for almost 20 years and it was great to see Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, interviewed on their morning show. Renaud did a great job despite the fact the interviewers knew so very little about Lending Club or p2p lending.
BNN (Business News Network) in Canada
Interview with a Lending Club borrower and an investor who were on either side of the loan transaction.
Peer to Peer Lending on Major News Sites
TheStreet.com – Peer Lending Grows as Business Owner Option