Refinance Student Loans- Credible & NerdWallet Partner to Help You

Are you looking to refinance student loans? If so, you will be very happy to hear about two businesses that are aiming to make that happen for you. Your efforts to refinance student loans will now be much more effective. A couple of weeks ago NerdWallet announced it has partnered with Credible to help college graduates take […]

P2P Lending Market Growth By The Numbers 2015

Ever since the financial crisis in the U.S. happened, potential borrowers have been desperately trying to find better access to credit and at lower interest rates, in the meantime, retail investors have been seeking ways to grow their money more efficiently and receive higher returns on their investments. Banking institutions, who've been saddled with regulatory burdens, haven't been able […]

Ablrate Widens Investment Options With Just Loans Group PLC Deal

- Partnership gives Ablrate investors instant diversification over a number of loans in one trade Ablrate, a pioneering peer-to-peer lending platform that is the first in the world to offer investors access to asset-backed loans against aircraft transactions has announced a partnership with The Just Loans Group PLC to provide commercial property-backed investment options on […]

When Banks Make Getting a Small Business Loan Impossible Businesses Die

From www.outputmagazine.com - Four and a half years ago I launched a business that would fill a gap in the trade media and provide jobs to four under-30s who, otherwise, wouldn't have one. From a standing start we made a thin but credible profit in each of our first three years. Proudly, we turned to […]

UK's Peer-to-Peer Finance Association To Block Banks From "Cherry Picking" Loans

Peer-to-peer retail investors in the UK will get a little bit of help against big banks "cherry picking" all of the best loans. The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association is the highly-respected trade body of p2p lenders in the UK and they plan to put rules in place for the various lending platforms to make sure that […]

Lendit Conference: Closing Keynote by Prosper's Ron Suber [Video]

Well, here's another reason for me to be upset that I missed the LendIt conference in New York this year. The LendIt conference hosted by Peter Renton of Lend Academy was a huge hit. The excitement was bubbling over in the speakers and the bright future of peer-to-peer lending was being celebrated and plans for […]

P2P Loan Startups Raised 15 Billion In 2014, Headed For More In 2015

From www.vator.tv - With two lending startups, Lending Club and OnDeck Capital, both going public last year, it seems kind of obvious that the space is starting to mature. Another sign is how much funding the category was able to rise in 2014. So much, in fact, that it was the most ever for the […]

Zopa & Metro Bank Deal Signals Longevity For P2P Lending

From www.bridgingandcommercial.co.uk - Peer-to-peer lender Zopa has announced a ‘first of its kind in the UK’ partnership with Metro Bank which indicates confidence in the market... Zopa says it’s a clear signal that some parts of the UK banking sector are embracing P2P lending as a new asset class. CEO and Zopa co-founder Giles Andrews […]

Startups Embracing P2P Small Business Unsecured Loans

From www.fortune.com - Earlier this month, the momentum behind the online lending industry was in full view at LendIt—an industry gathering that didn’t exist four years ago, but grew from about 700 attendees last year to more than 2,500 this year. What was clear is that it’s no longer a question of whether these disruptors […]

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