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Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – August 23, 2014

August 23, 2014

During the week I share the latest p2p 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. My crazy travel month continues – after being in London last week, this week I am in Beijing to [...]

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LAP22: Mike Cagney of SoFi on Changing the Game

August 21, 2014

SoFi has been somewhat of a quiet achiever in the p2p lending industry. But they have been breaking a lot of new ground over the past few months. In this edition of the Lend Academy Podcast I talk with Mike Cagney, the co-founder and CEO of SoFi. I came away from this interview so impressed [...]

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My Quarterly P2P Lending Results – Q2 2014

August 19, 2014

One of the many things I love about this business is its transparency. Anyone can download the entire loan history of Lending Club and Prosper and see how every single loan has performed. It is in this spirit of transparency that I bring you details of my own p2p investment returns each and every quarter. [...]

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Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – August 16, 2014

August 16, 2014

During the week I share the latest p2p 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. I have been in London this week doing some prep work for LendIt Europe so I have been a [...]

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Two Significant Reports Just Published on P2P Lending

August 15, 2014

Yesterday, two major reports were published on the p2p lending industry. First, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland put out a positive report on the future potential growth of this industry and the same day Fitch Ratings published a more sobering report on where the p2p lending industry stands today. Both make for some very [...]

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Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – August 9, 2014

August 9, 2014

During the week I share the latest p2p 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. How a Personal Loan Can Help You Beat the Post-Grad Plateau from SoFi – Very interesting to see the student loan platform, [...]

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LendIt Europe on November 17 is Now Open for Registration

August 7, 2014

The first LendIt Europe conference is happening in London on November 17th, 2014. After putting on two successful conferences in this country over the past two years and co-hosting a conference in Shanghai we are now going to the birthplace of this industry. We opened LendIt Europe 2014 for registration last night. As many of [...]

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LAP21: Tracy Alloway of the Financial Times on Covering the P2P Lending Industry

August 5, 2014

We have a different type of guest in this episode of the Lend Academy Podcast. Tracy Alloway is a journalist based in New York who covers the banking industry for the Financial Times, the leading UK financial newspaper. She has also taken a keen interest in the peer to peer lending industry in this country [...]

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Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – August 2, 2014

August 2, 2014

During the week I share the latest p2p 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. UK P2PFA: Peer to Peer Lending Goes to Over £1 Billion in 2014 from Crowdfund Insider – The the UK p2p lending [...]

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Prosper Originates $154 Million in New Loans in July

August 1, 2014

Prosper continued their strong year in July with $154 million in new loans issued, up from $146 million in June and just $30 million in July last year. The growth this month slowed to 5.6% month over month which I think is a good thing. It is difficult to grow 20-40% month over month for [...]

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