Lending Club first home from the Daily Sail – The Lending Club sponsored yacht, featuring CEO Renaud Laplanche as one of the nine crew members, wins the Transpacific race from LA to Hawaii.
Revenge of the Installment Loan from AllThingsD – Interesting article by Jeff Crowe, a partner at VC firm Norwest Venture Partners (and Lending Club board member), discussing why disruption is happening now in consumer lending.
From the Lend Academy Forum
The Lend Academy forum is where investors go to discuss p2p lending. Below are some topics that were being discussed this week.
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.