Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – November 22, 2014

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.

Can peer-to-peer lending transform banking? from CNN – I was interviewed at the Lend Academy offices in Denver for this story on P2P lending.

P2P-Picks Responds to LendingClub Data Changes from P2P-Picks – The popular loan selection site explains that the recent Lending Club changes have had very little impact on its models.

Lending Club Launches AA Super Prime Loans: Offers Expanded Options and Lower Rates from Crowdfund Insider – Lending Club adding loan options for the most creditworthy borrowers.

Funding Circle Firing on All Cylinders! from AltFi – In the UK Funding Circle is growing fast and managing both the lender and borrower side well.

Ron Suber’s Keynote from AltFi Global Summit 2014 (video) – Ron Suber explains the “Necessary Nine” for success in marketplace lending.

Industry Profile – Jilliene Helman from Orchard – Profile with the CEO and co-founder of Realty Mogul, one of the most successful real estate platforms.

Lendit Europe Recap from Wiseclerk – Summary of LendIt Europe from this long time European blogger and commentator, who also spoke at the conference.

On Peer to Peer Lending and Thanksgiving from LendingMemo – Simon Cunningham shares why he thinks we have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday.

The Four Prime Segments of P2P Lending: An Analysis from Prime Meridian – Consumer, Small Business, Real Estate and Student loans are the four segments of P2P lending.

Lending Club’s Data Changes and Impact on NSR from Nickel Steamroller – An explanation of how NSR users will be impacted by the recent Lending Club changes.

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.

LendingClub IPO Directed Share Program through Fidelity – Lively and detailed discussion of the Lending Club IPO share program for investors.

Lending Club to Offer Super Prime Loans! – Discussion of the new move to low interest loans to super prime borrowers.

Interactive Visualization of Secondary Market – Really interesting visualization tool for Lending Club’s Foliofn market.

  • Peter Renton

    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.

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