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.
There were two big news stories this week – one here and one in the UK. Here, I am talking about the Lending Club expansion into small business loans and in the UK there was even bigger news with the announcements that p2p lending would be eligible for ISA accounts.There are several articles below covering these news items.
China Rapid Finance Explores U.S. IPO from The Wall Street Journal – There has been so much interest in the Lending Club IPO but it is always possible they will not be the first p2p lending IPO in this country.
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.