Roundup of Social Lending News – September 10, 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.

The biggest news story of the week was the announcement by Lending Club of their largest investor ever. The news of this $25 million investment was picked up by many places around the web and you can read the articles from Bloomberg and Benzinga below. Have a great weekend.

Bloomberg – LendingClub Lures Investors as Consumer Loan Rates Top Bonds

Benzinga – Consumer Loan Rates Surpass Bonds, Boosting Lending Club’s Popularity – SoMoLend launches with investment

Paul Allen – How Crowd Funding and P2P Lending could jump start our job creation engine

P2P Lending News – Nickel Steamroller Implements Estimated ROI Statistics Tool

Lending Tuber – Loan Description Length: Prosper

Yakezie – Understanding Social / Peer-to-Peer Lending With

Sweating the Big Stuff – Lending Club PRIME: Concierge Service

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Financial Samurai
Sep. 13, 2011 7:17 am

Thanks for the highlight.