During the week I share the latest p2p 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.
In this first full week of 2014 there were so many great articles published about p2p lending I had to pare down the list. Here is my top 10 most interesting articles from the week.
Borrowers Hit Social-Media Hurdles from The Wall Street Journal – I know not everyone subscribes to the Wall Street Journal but to me this was the most important article of the week showing how the underwriting of borrowers is changing.
Loan Quality for 2013: Prosper from Orchard – Despite the dramatic increase in loan volume the quality of borrowers at Prosper has slightly improved in recent months.
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.