Roundup of Social Lending News – November 19, 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.

Not a whole lot to report on this week as far as news goes. But the Reuters blog post below is definitely worth reading. It was written by Don Tapscott, the renowned Canadian author and academic, and he takes a look at the where p2p lending is now and where it may be headed. Have a great weekend.

Reuters | The Great Debate – Cutting out the banker middleman

Lending Club Experience – Four Months and Seven Deadbeats

Xintendo – The Important Things I Learned from Investing in P2P Lending

Peerform blog – Could Peer-to-Peer Small Business Loans Be The Newest Driver in Job Creation?

CityWire Money (UK) – Peer-to-peer lending: a replacement for banks?

Riches Corner – My Lending Club Investment Performance

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