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Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – September 7, 2013

by Peter Renton on September 7, 2013

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.

P2P Lending Loan Volumes in August 2013 from Wiseclerk – Breakdown of the loan volume of the major p2p lending players in the U.S. and Europe.

When (do) Good Loans Go Bad from Orchard – A look at when late payments happen in the 36-month loan cycle at Lending Club.

Investors rush to be a part of the crowd from The Financial Times (UK) – Coverage of the surge in institutional investor interest in this asset class.

How peer-to-peer lending is revolutionising debt markets from the Australian Financial Review – In depth article on p2p lending in Australia’s leading finance publication courtesy of SocietyOne.

September Peer to Peer Lending Meetup in NYC – The next p2p lending meetup in New York is on Monday, these meetings are great places to chat and learn from other investors.

Lending Start-Up CommonBond Raises $100 Million, With Pandit as Investor from The New York Times – The article that broke the news about the huge funding round at CommonBond.

Peer to peer lending: Opportunities & risks from CNBC (video) – Interview with Prosper CEO Stephan Vermut on CNBC’s Squawk Box.

LendIt Co-founders Speak about Crowdfinance at Nationally Recognized Economic Forum – I am in San Francisco this weekend to speak at the NABE conference along with my LendIt co-founder Dara Albright.

From the Lend Academy Forum

The Lend Academy forum is where investors go to discuss p2p lending. Below are some topics that were being discussed this week.

New to LC – A new LC investor asks some questions that prompts an interesting discussion.

Peer Lending Server (New Lending Club Software) – New automation tool launches for LC investors.

A Question about $50 notes on Folio – Is there a difference between selling a $25 and $50 note on Folio?

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Dan B September 7, 2013 at 6:37 pm

Does anyone from here go to the NYC meetups regularly? Peter?

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Peter Renton September 7, 2013 at 9:49 pm

I have been to two of these meetups and at each one there were several readers of this blog there. You can see the list of attendees at the Meetup page.

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