Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – October 13, 2012

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.

Random Thoughts – Lending Club Loan Length and Interest Rate: Bad-Loan Experience Index (A look at two important factors, loan length and interest rate, in determining the ratio of good to bad loans)

Lazy Man and Money – Lending Club Update – October 2012 (Update from long time blogger and Lending Club investor)

Random Thoughts – Lending Club Loan Amount and Credit Grade: Bad-Loan Experience Index (A continuation from the previous post this time looking at loan amount and credit grade)

AllThingsD – Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures Fund Payday Loan Alternative LendUp (Not a p2p lender but interesting to see how their borrower underwriting goes with such tiny loan sizes)

  • 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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