P2P and Social Le...
Follow
Find
64.1K views | +16 today
 
Scooped by P2P Consultants
onto P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends
Scoop.it!

P2P loans to finance giffgaff mobile handsets

P2P loans to finance giffgaff mobile handsets | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P loans to finance giffgaff mobile handsets Moneywise Magazine In the first partnership of its type, giffgaff - the mobile network run by its members - and P2P lender RateSetter say they have joined forces to further their mutual commitment to...
P2P Consultants's insight:

interesting use of p2p loans. May be a trend

more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Will P2P lending threaten mortgages?

Will P2P lending threaten mortgages? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The Australian mortgage industry has voted on whether or not it views peer-to-peer (P2P) lending at a threat. Mortgage Business polled 120 readers, of which 32.5 per cent said P2P lending does pose a
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Most Important Peer to Peer Lending Companies in China

Over the past nine months we have worked independently and in conjunction with our friends at Wangdaizhijia, a Chinese P2P lending media firm, to research the huge Chinese P2P lending market. As we mentioned in early December, the market is...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

RBS fosters economic growth with P2P Lending Partnerships

RBS fosters economic growth with P2P Lending Partnerships | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
@kimwales1, on how RBS fosters economic growth w/ P2P Lending Partnerships and how the US is waiting for T3 & T4 - http://t.co/CCawwxoch4
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

RBS to refer clients to P2P lenders Funding Circle and Assetz Capital -

RBS to refer clients to P2P lenders Funding Circle and Assetz Capital - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lenders Funding Circle and Assetz capital are to be the beneficiaries of a new initiative by RBS to refer small business customers turned down for loans by the bank.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

VPC to invest up to £150 million in P2P lender Assetz Capit

VPC to invest up to £150 million in P2P lender Assetz Capit | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, announced today that it will invest up to £150 million in loans originated by Assetz Capital under a new five year contract.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Entrenched power of the banks being challenged by P2P lending

Entrenched power of the banks being challenged by P2P lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lenders have posted spectacular growth overseas. How big a threat are they to local banks?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Peer to Peer Lending: Financing for the New Millennium

Peer to Peer Lending: Financing for the New Millennium | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer to Peer (P2P) Lending is a new millennium concept designed to give people the ability to lend and borrow money with other individuals online.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

P2P or not P2P: Do SIPPs and peer-to-peer lending mix?

P2P or not P2P: Do SIPPs and peer-to-peer lending mix? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P lending might have captured investors’ attention but utilising it in a SIPP brings a unique set of challenges, writes Andy Leggett,Pensions,Regulation ,Andy Leggett,blog,SIPP
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Prosper Marketplace Gearing Up For Its IPO

Prosper Marketplace Gearing Up For Its IPO | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lending company Prosper Marketplace president Ron Suber and CFO Macy Lee did an interview with BTIG analysts Mark Palmer and Giuliano Bologna this week, and it’s clear that the two execs
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

WeLab Raises $20 Million for WeLend P2P Site

WeLab Raises $20 Million for WeLend P2P Site | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Hong Kong's first peer to peer lending platform WeLend has now closed a Series A funding round topping off at $20 million. The funding round was originally
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

My Returns at Lending Club & Prosper for 2014Q4 – 12% ROI

My Returns at Lending Club & Prosper for 2014Q4 – 12% ROI | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
A breakdown of my personal Lending Club and Prosper investments for the last quarter of 2014. Combined ROI of 12%.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Legend Holdings expands into P2P lending

Legend Holdings expands into P2P lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Legend Holdings, parent company of Chinese PC giant Lenovo, has been investing in several online financial services since September, as major internet companies have started to expand into the ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Five Peer to Peer Lending Predictions for 2015

Five Peer to Peer Lending Predictions for 2015 | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Reviewing the predictions from one year ago and predicting what is in store for Lending Club, Prosper and other P2P lenders in 2015.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Prosper Marketplace Announces Acquisition of American Healthcare Lending

Prosper Marketplace Announces Acquisition of American Healthcare Lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Today, Prosper Marketplace is excited to announce its first-ever acquisition — American Healthcare Lending, a leading patient financing platform.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

The new force in lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a disruptive force in financial services. Its rapid growth is exciting both from the perspective of change in the banking system and from an investment perspective.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

P2P lending makes it to main street? « CB Insight

P2P lending makes it to main street? «  CB Insight | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P lending makes it to main street? http://t.co/xnAjuI9Ioa #CommunityBanks
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

P2P lender aims to rival pensioner bonds -

P2P lender aims to rival pensioner bonds - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Financial Reporter P2P lender aims to rival pensioner bonds Financial Reporter P2P lender Landbay has today announced the launch of two products for "frustrated savers" of any age that they claim could be a better alternative to NS&I's pensioner...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

LendingRobot Scores $3M To Automate Investing On P2P Lending Platforms

LendingRobot Scores $3M To Automate Investing On P2P Lending Platforms | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The successful IPO of Lending Club is testament to the growth of P2P online lending, a market that is said to be doubling every year as borrowers seek an..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Can You Earn 8% Investing In P2P Loans?

Can You Earn 8% Investing In P2P Loans? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The available data seems to indicate that P2P loans, although risky, promise great payoffs, and the prospects of good returns seem to be getting brighter.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

P2P Global Investments trust temps investors with up to 8% yield

P2P Global Investments trust temps investors with up to 8% yield | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Investors have a new chance to invest with the company through the launch of C shares - avoiding the 12% premium the trusts existing shares currently trade at.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Trends in UK Consumer P2P Lending

Nicholas Harding, CEO of Lending Works Giles Andrews, CEO of Zopa Peter Behrens, Co-Founder of Ratesetter Simon Champ, CEO of P2P Global Investments.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

Trade Me Leads $10m Capital Raise in P2P Lender

Trade Me Leads $10m Capital Raise in P2P Lender | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Auckland, 12 January 2015 – New Zealand’s first peer to peer (P2P) lending platform Harmoney confirmed a successful capital raise of $10m today, after receiving multiple offers from investors in New Zealand and overseas.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

'Returns on my P2P loans are amazing': How many are reaping rewards

'Returns on my P2P loans are amazing': How many are reaping rewards | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Student Naomi Pyburn has invested across a mixture of loans with varying levels of risk. Sally Hamilton investigates the three main types of P2P – with differing levels of risk.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by P2P Consultants
Scoop.it!

What You Need to Know About Lending Club and Prosper - Consumer Reports

What You Need to Know About Lending Club and Prosper - Consumer Reports | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Just as eBay brings buyers and sellers together, Consumer Reports explains how peer-to-peer platforms such as Lending Club and Prosper bring lenders and borrowers together.
more...
No comment yet.