During the week I share the latest marketplace 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.
At LendIt this week there was well over 50 announcements so there is no shortage of news. And there was also some great write-ups on some of these announcements. Below are some of the more interesting news coverage of the week.
Funds rush to pour money into online lending from CNBC – Ari Levy on the growth of the marketplace lending space: “If you need evidence that online lending is exploding, look at the crowd at this year’s Lendit conference”.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.