Roundup of Social Lending News – October 22, 2011

Every Saturday I bring you the latest news from the world of peer to peer lending. These are the best of the news articles and blog posts from around the web that I shared on Twitter this past week.

Not a whole lot to report this week, it was a pretty quiet week on the news front. Interesting to see a blog post by Prosper CEO, Chris Larsen about the Occupy Wall Street movement and the need for regulators to embrace the call for change. Enjoy your weekend.

P2P-Banking (Europe) – Smava Raises 4 Million; Gets Share in Prestiamoci

Prosper (press release) – Prosper.com Announces 367% Year-Over-Year Growth in P2P Lending

Sweating the Big Stuff – Lending Club Loans to Avoid

Lending Club (press release) – Jefferies Senior Vice President Joins Lending Club

Prosper blog – Why Hasn’t A Facebook Of Banking Emerged?

P2P-Banking (Europe) – Pretdunion Gains Banking License And Raises Funding

Nickel Steamroller – Lending Club A&B Loan Demand Surged in September

Money Q&A – Dissecting My Twelve Loans That Defaulted On Lending Club

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Hank
Oct. 22, 2011 7:10 am

Thanks for the mention, Peter. I appreciate it.

ChasingBread
ChasingBread
Oct. 22, 2011 9:30 am

Another nice mention again this week on Fox News – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbYTIlhybNw

Ryan
Ryan
Oct. 27, 2011 10:20 am

I found the Nickel Steamroller article fascinating! Thanks.