Roundup of Social Lending News – June 25, 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.

This week was another busy week with broad coverage of p2p lending in both the US and the UK. Here are my favorite articles from the past seven days.

The Independent (UK) – Social lending finds favour with older investors – Lending Club Update – May 2011 Performance

Business Law Prof blog – Peer-to-Peer Lending, Crowd-funding, and Securities Law

9news – Peer to Peer lending popular again (video)

Reuters – Are Peer-to-Peer Loans a Good Small Business Idea?

Marketplace – Dabbling in social lending (UK) – Small but mighty: Online lending’s growth market

Financial Social Media – What Financial Advisors Need to Know about Peer to Peer Lending

Clark Howard – P2P sites focus on small business lending

  • 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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