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.
There was a slew of negative news and predictions about the marketplace lending industry this week. Even though I am very positive about the future of this industry I always find it interesting to read the opposite point of view.
P2P Lending Is Dead from Huffington Post – Another writer claiming p2p lending is dead. For the record, I obviously believe it is far from dead, but it is evolving.
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.