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Marketplace Lending News Roundup – August 1, 2015

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. Learnings from LendIt China 2015 from Orchard – Great write up by Jeremy Todd of Orchard on the LendIt China Tour earlier this […]

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An Updated Look at the Risks of Marketplace Lending

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Matt Shibata, a Portfolio Manager at Morling Financial Advisors, where he provides investment advice and allocates to variety of asset classes, including marketplace lending. He also writes on investment topics at his blog ThoughtfulFinance.com.] Several years ago, I wrote a two-part guest post about marketplace lending as […]

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Marketplace Lending News Roundup – July 18, 2015

  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. Prosper Opens for Business to Investors in Indiana from the Prosper Blog – Good news from Prosper today – they are […]

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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 […]

Karen Mills

Podcast 41: Karen Mills Former Head of the SBA

Karen Mills is someone who has a unique perspective on small business. She was a venture capitalist for 25 years before moving to Washington in late 2008 when she was appointed by President Obama to head the Small Business Administration, right in the thick of the financial crisis. For five years, until late 2013, she spent […]

Doug Lebda CEO of LendingTree

Podcast 40: Doug Lebda of LendingTree

LendingTree is a company that is familiar to most of us. But it has only been recently that they have become an important part of the marketplace lending ecosystem. With a huge and growing appetite for borrowers LendingTree is one of the few companies that can provide just what the platforms want: borrowers at scale. […]

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