Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – September 29, 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 – PeerCube: Founders’ Loan Filter for Lending Club (The people behind Peercube explain the filters they use to invest in Lending Club)

Mr. Money Mustache – The Lending Club Experiment (Popular personal finance blogger gives his thoughts on why he invested $10K in Lending Club)

Money Talks News – Ask Stacy: Is Peer-to-Peer Lending a Pyramid Scheme? (A reader asks if the borrowers on Lending Club and Prosper are real)

Grubnotes – P2P investments, perfect for lazy investors like myself! (Long time Lending Club investor talks about a change in the direction of his investments)

Money Q&A – Lending Club Update And Returns – September 2012 (Another change in strategy from a Lending Club investor)

Wall Street Journal – Looking for the ‘Next Big Thing’? Ranking the Top 50 Start-Ups (Prosper is ranked #4 in this prestigious list)

Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance – WHERE TO GET A HIGH RETURN ON MY CASH (Personal finance blogger shares her thoughts on Prosper after one year of investing)

Lending Club – Investor Updates and Enhancements (the blog post announcing the recent changes to their platform)

  • 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.