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Emerald Asset Management acquires P2P company

Emerald Asset Management acquires P2P company | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Emerald Asset Management acquires direct-lending company
Central Penn Business Journal
Emerald described DLC as a pioneer in investing in loans generated in the new and quickly developing direct-lending (or peer-to-peer) business.
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First acquistion of a p2p lender by strategic partner

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Howard Freedland's curator insight, July 20, 2013 7:24 PM

Emerald have been wonderful to work with and they are extremely committed to the direct lending space.  With the closing of the acquisition, I have become a Principal at Emerald Direct Lending Advisers and will remain actively involved in all aspects of this growing asset class.

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International P2P Lending Loan Volumes January 2016

International P2P Lending Loan Volumes January 2016 | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

P2P lending loan volume figures for more than 40 marketplaces.

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The State Of P2P Lending

The State Of P2P Lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

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The State Of P2P Lending – Latest Venture news.

The State Of P2P Lending – Latest Venture news. | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

P2P lending became one of the hottest industries in fintech — or any other any industry — in 2015. Companies raised large venture rounds, investors found unicorns and there were even a couple of IPOs.

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Be cautious about P2P lending

Be cautious about P2P lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
I refer to Getting A Business Loan In Two Hours (Life, Jan 17), about the new phenomenon of P2P (peer-to-peer) crowdlending, which matches investors with small businesses that need funds.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Alternative payday lender LendUp raises $150 million

Alternative payday lender LendUp raises $150 million | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Finextra: As it positions itself for further growth, LendUp has raised $150 million in a combination of Series B round financing and an expanded credit facility.

The San Francisco-based financial technology company launched in 2012 to design safe, transparent credit products, available online or through a mobile phone, for the millions of Americans unable to obtain credit from traditional banks. LendUp followed the success of its payday loan alternative, the LendUp Ladder (currently available in 23 states), with the roll-out of its financial education courses.


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Therese Torris's curator insight, January 21, 11:57 AM

Transparency, education, customer service and direct lending are what make LendUp an "alternative" payday lender

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The Evolving Nature Of P2P Lending Marketplaces

The Evolving Nature Of P2P Lending Marketplaces | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
In March 2014, The Economist published Banking without banks, declaring that peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms were set to disrupt banks and other..

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Howard Freedland's curator insight, January 26, 1:13 PM

This article is right on point.  At the first LendIt conference, I was on a small panel of institutional investors who suggested that the future of the industry would be driven by the growing availability of institutional capital.  Last year I started actively focusing on Point of Sale lending as a more sustainable and organic source of loan flow.  Companies such as LendingUSA, in which I am invested, are rapidly changing the nature of Point of Sale lending by applying new underwriting techniques and technology to an enormous existing source of loan flow.

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P2P crowdlending: Investors should approach with caution

P2P crowdlending: Investors should approach with caution | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

The increasing popularity of peer-to-peer (P2P) crowdlending makes for a fine example of how financial technology, or fintech, is radically changing the banking scene, making business loans available expeditiously.

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Appetite for P2P lending to keep growing

Appetite for P2P lending to keep growing | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
RT @RateSetterAUS: .@SMSMagazine SMSF appetite for P2P lending set to grow - https://t.co/5petauglG7 #p2plending
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How to Apply for a Loan on Lending Club

How to Apply for a Loan on Lending Club | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

This is part of our semi-regular series where we take an in-depth look at the platform experience from the borrower side. A few months ago I took out a loan on Lending Club and I recorded the entire experience for Lend Academy readers.

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Global P2P (Person-To-Person Lending) Market 20...

Global P2P (Person-To-Person Lending) Market 20... | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
New Report on Global P2P (Person-To-Person Lending) Market 2016 Industry Trend and Forecast 2021 added to Orbisresearch.com store which has 126 pages and available for purchase at US $ 2800.
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Peer to Peer Microlending With Zidisha -

Peer to Peer Microlending With Zidisha - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

The peer to peer lending model has been around even before Lending Club and Prosper joined the scene in the US. This type of peer to peer lending, often called micro finance is what the general public is most aware of when you talk about p2p lending.

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Prosper Review for Investors: Understanding Risks and Returns

Prosper Review for Investors: Understanding Risks and Returns | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
I lent out my first $25 to a stranger on Prosper nearly 8 years ago, in October 2007. Since then, the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending environment has undergone a variety of changes.
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Lendbox | Peer to Peer Lending India | Easy Personal Loans | Business Loans

Lendbox | Peer to Peer Lending India | Easy Personal Loans | Business Loans | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Lendbox, an online platform offering p2p lending and personal loans at low
interest rates in India. Bridging Investors and Borrowers for mutual benefit.

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The State Of P2P Lending

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Peer-to-Peer Lending Increases With Mobile Payments and Messaging Apps

Peer-to-Peer Lending Increases With Mobile Payments and Messaging Apps | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending isn't so much about peers anymore. Peer-to-peer lending offers the opportunity to earn eight to 30 percent on loans.

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Breaking the shackles of the big banks

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The chief executive of P2P lender RateSetter Australia, Daniel Foggo, explains why the Australian lending landscape is ripe for disruption from alternative forms of ...

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POS credit startup LoanHero raises $2.5 M

PEHUB:"LoanHero Inc said Wednesday it raised another $2.5 million in seed funding led by Alsop Louie Partners and Mucker Capital. La Jolla, California-based LoanHero, an EvoNexus portfolio company, is an online lender.


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TrustBuddy P2P lenders to lose 25%of value of recovered outstanding loans - when recovered...

TrustBuddy P2P lenders to lose 25%of value of recovered outstanding loans - when recovered... | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Finextra: Bankrupt P2P lender TrustBuddy says investors will lose a quarter of their cash after handing over £24 million of outstanding loans to a debt collection agency.

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P2P lender to loose 25% in addition to the (probably increased) risk of default of the loans themselves

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Mintos – My P2P Lending Portfolio After Year One

Mintos – My P2P Lending Portfolio After Year One | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Review of my Mintos p2p lending portfolio after 1 year of investing. Strategy, experiences, results.

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P2P lending: Expect plenty of excitement in 2016!

P2P lending: Expect plenty of excitement in 2016! | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Without a doubt, 2015 was a landmark year for the UK's fast-growing P2P-lending market. Industry records were smashed left, right and centre as P2P lending moved closer to the investment mainstream.

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P2P Lending: A new age of SME finance

P2P Lending: A new age of SME finance | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Peer-to-peer (P2P) finance is built on the ‘power of the crowd,’ a principle of raising finance from a number of people who pool their resources together

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Spotlight on RBI: Why & how it needs to build P2P lending business in India

Spotlight on RBI: Why & how it needs to build P2P lending business in India | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

What the RBI needs to do is appoint monitors that are trusted by users, have clear laws about what's acceptable and what's not and lay down procedures to resolve conflicts.

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The rise of P2P lending in the Middle East

An interview with Ziad Fatayeh of Jordan Commercial Bank and Paul Boots from Beehive about the opportunities for Peer to Peer Lending in the Middle East
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P2P lending offers investors 10pc returns

P2P lending offers investors 10pc returns | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Peer to peer lenders are promising sophisticated investors returns of up to 10 per cent a year; almost three times an average term deposit.

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