Why Peer-to-Peer Business Lending Is Ideal For Company Financing

Peer-to-peer business lending is becoming a disruptive force in the business financing sector. Companies in need of business capital are seeking out p2p lenders for loans more and more. And with success. Why are people and businesses in need of financing turning to the crowdfunding? InvestNextDoor, a Seattle-based crowdlending platform, put together the infographic you'll […]

Student Loan Refinancing Options Opening Up Because Of Fintech

From www.huffingtonpost.com - The rise of financial technology (fintech) companies is undeniable and student loan refinancing online is increasing. In 2014, Lending Club and OnDeck went public, and over 500 fintech startups attracted private financing. In the student loan refinancing market, there has been a rapid expansion of lenders participating in the market over the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women Entrepreneurs Are Finding P2P Lenders Less Daunting Than Banks

From fundingcircle.wpengine.com - Did you know there are 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States? Our country’s awe-inspiring female entrepreneurs employ 7.6 million people and generated $1.4 trillion in sales last year.* So why do women-owned small businesses only account for 4.4 percent of total approved business loans nationwide?* According to a survey by […]

P2P Lending Will Become "Traditional" For High-Tech Millennials

From www.blog.lendit.co - Recently I heard a “soft rock” version of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit. As shocking as that was, it got me thinking a bit about how over time “alternative” things go mainstream. In the banking context, peer-to-peer or non-bank lenders are still “alternative” and they still represent a very small part of […]