Roundup of Social Lending News – July 16, 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 was another quiet news week as it seems like half the country is on vacation. My favorite article of the week was not even about p2p lending per se. One of the thought leaders on finance and banking, Brett King, penned a fascinating article about the disruption of retail banking on Finextra.

Finextra – The Total Disruption of Retail Banking – Part 3

ABC7News – Small business owners embrace peer-to-peer lending

Debt Free Adventure – Successful Peer to Peer Lending Investing

TheStreet.com – Lending Club Sets Record With $20 Million In Personal Loans Issued In June

  • 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.