Roundup of Social Lending News – July 9, 2011

Every Saturday I bring you the latest news from the world of peer to peer lending. These are the best of the news articles and blog posts from around the web that I shared on Twitter this past week.

With the long weekend, I think most people were on vacation because it was a quiet week as far as news goes. But there is always some interesting tidbits to share.

Investment News – GAO: Burgeoning peer-to-peer lending could require new regs

Startup Nation – Strategy Smackdown – Peer to Peer Lending (video)

Wiseclerk (Europe) – Interview with Korstiaan Zandvliet, Managing Director Symbid

Investor Junkie – Lending Club (July 2011 Update)

Peerform – Peer to Peer Lending & Government Regulation | Too much, Too soon?

 

  • 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.