Hedge Fund vs Private Equity Investments

Let's talk the big money. Specifically, we'll discuss hedge fund vs private equity investment differences. We're assuming you already know what is private equity in regards to this discussion and what a hedge fund is, so we're going to dive directly into the differences between private equity funds vs hedge funds. But if you don't […]

How Trump's Ban on Federal Student Loans Affects You

Many students are worried that new President-elect Donald Trump wants to ban Federal Student Loans, while at the same time, many investors are planning on cashing in on an opportunity. Since the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the U.S., stock values have shot up for companies in the education space. So […]

Manage Your Lending Club Accounts Directly from LendingRobot

If you invest in peer-to-peer loans through one of the two major U.S. p2p lending companies, you probably already know about LendingRobot. If you don't know about this company yet, you probably should. LendingRobot fully automates investing in thousands of small loans on Lending Club and Prosper Marketplace in order to help retail investors get access to […]

4 Tips on How to Pay Back Student Loans

So many young people are worried about how to pay back student loans. You might or might not be aware of this, but really, about 3/4 of college kids leave school with a significant amount of student loan debt. Because of that, worrying about how to pay back student loans is a very common thing for […]

Noesis' Commercial Real Estate Loans Changing The Industry

It is no secret, over the last 5-7 years we have seen an explosion in technology disrupting traditional lending. First it was across personal lending (Avant, Kabbage, Lending Club.,etc), then small business lending (OnDeck) and now other verticals like commercial real estate loans. The commercial real estate lending sector is major and so we wanted […]

Facebook Bringing Peer-to-Peer Payments Through Messaging

From www.techcrunch.com - When you chat with friends about settling debts or splitting the bill, Facebook doesn’t want you to have to open another app like PayPal or Venmo to send them money. So today it unveiled a new payments feature for Facebook Messenger that lets you connect your Visa or Mastercard debit card and […]

Bill Gates Says Mobile Banking Will Have Greatly Positive Effect On Poor People's Lives

From www.theverge.com - When we asked Bill Gates to edit The Verge this month, he pointed to digital banking solutions like M-PESA as a technology that will revolutionize the lives of the poor in the near future. "In the next 15 years, digital banking will give the poor more control over their assets and help […]

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 […]

LendIt USA Conference 2015 Video

The Lendit USA conference was a huge success, boasting over 2000 attendees. The video below has over 4 hours of eye-opening interviews that highlight the bright future of P2P lending in the U.S. and abroad. There were a ton of featured speakers from various Peer-to-Peer lending platforms, including: Renaud Laplanche (Founder & CEO of LendingClub), […]

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