Roundup of Social Lending News – September 17, 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.

This was a busy week for articles about p2p lending as you can see from the long list below. One article I want to point out from the list is the one with the somewhat uninformative headline, Social Lending. This article is by Rodman School of Management professor Don Tapscott and it was great to read the insights on p2p lending from such as esteemed academic and businessman.

Prosper blog – Prosper Shares Detailed Loss Rates, Available for Download

Prosper blog – Prosper’s Top-Tips for Borrower Success

Mashable – The History & Evolution of Crowdfunding

Informilo – Social Lending

Lazy Man and Money – Lending Club Update – September 2011

Global Times (China) – CBRC warns of risks from P2P loan growth

P2P Lending News – The Great Lending Club Experiment: September 2011 Update

Good Financial Cents – Investing With Lending Club – So Easy You’ll Freak

Nickel Steamroller – Prosper vs. Lending Club Data

Smart Peer Lending – INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

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Shawn
Shawn
Sep. 17, 2011 12:57 pm

Always good to see the industry getting more press. I liked Mr. Topscott’s article but wished I would’ve seen more analysis and less of just the surface coverage he gave to the market. His insight would be valuable and good to hear, but at least it’s good to see the market gain greater awareness among different types.

~Shawn
Prosper lender “shawnw2”