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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...
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A 23 Year Old Backed By Mark Cuban, Eric Schmidt, and Peter Thiel Leads Upstart to Take on Lending Club and Prosper

A 23 Year Old Backed By Mark Cuban, Eric Schmidt, and Peter Thiel Leads Upstart to Take on Lending Club and Prosper | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
At 23 years old, Paul Gu has graduated from Yale, been awarded a $100,000 grant as a Thiel fellow, co-founded Upstart, attracted millions in venture capital money, and is earning a 6-figure salary a (A 23 Year Old Backed By Mark Cuban, Eric Schmidt,...
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Where to find higher yields in P2P

Where to find higher yields in P2P | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
With CD rates stuck at record lows, why not consider one of these options to boost your annual returns to 3%, 5% or even more.
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P2P ISAs could treble savers returns

P2P ISAs could treble savers returns | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer ISAs could treble savers returns
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With some level of risk, P2P ISA holders may be able to gain up to eight per cent in interest a year.
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P2P Lender Prosper Announces New CFO, Macy Lee

P2P Lender Prosper Announces New CFO, Macy Lee | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
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Gugenheim Bankrolls P2P lender Kabbage for USD 270 Million

Gugenheim Bankrolls P2P lender Kabbage for USD 270 Million | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Private Investment Fund Bankrolls P2P lender Kabbage
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As P2P lending models go, Kabbage is trying to take data on merchants of various B2B commerce sites (eBay, Paypal, Amazon, etc.) and leverage that data to tie in finance.
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CBRC warns about risks in P2P lending websites

CBRC warns about risks in P2P lending websites | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
THE China Banking Regulatory Commission is warning the public about illegal fundraising activities that be involved in peer-to-peer lending websites.
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Peerform Raises $1M in Seed Funding for P2P

Peerform Raises $1M in Seed Funding for P2P | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peerform, a New York City based peer-to-peer lending startup, has raised $1m in seed funding. The round was led by Corporest Development, a European investment...
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Do alternative savings offer happy returns?

Do alternative savings offer happy returns? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
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Do alternative savings offer happy returns?
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P2p is fast becoming a significant alternative to cash and will be even more so soon when it becomes eligible for inclusion in tax-free Isas.
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P2P Lending: The Technological Innovation That Is Allowing ...

P2P Lending: The Technological Innovation That Is Allowing ... | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
It's been almost seven years since the Global Financial Crisis swept with devastating effects through the entire world. While we have had “recoveries”,
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Can you believe Social Lending for Mining Projects

Can you believe  Social Lending for Mining Projects | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
When it comes to social lending, I thought I had a pretty good idea of where I thought the industry could go and some of the other niches that social lending companies could service.  Last week that changed when I heard about Red Rock Assets. It seems like there is no lack of innovation when …
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Types of Loans Available through Debt Crowdfunding

Types of Loans Available through Debt Crowdfunding | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Taking a look at personal and business debt crowdfunding loans.
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P2P Lender Landbay Opens Doors in UK Consumers

P2P Lender Landbay Opens Doors in UK Consumers | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
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P2P Lender Landbay Opens Doors to UK Consumers
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Landbay houses The Beta launch of Landbay was announced today.
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Good stuff: My Returns at Lending Club & Prosper (12.86% ROI)

Good stuff: My Returns at Lending Club & Prosper (12.86% ROI) | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
My own peer to peer lending returns update for the first quarter of 2014, earning an overall 12.86% at Lending Club & Prosper.
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P2P: Why You Won’t Lose Money

P2P: Why You Won’t Lose Money | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Note: This is the third in a series of posts where I’m offering my thoughts as to the role of peer-to-peer (or “direct”) lending within the broader context of the investment landscape.
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Prosper Review – For Borrowers

Prosper Review – For Borrowers | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
We've been taking a close look at several different apps for quite a while now. A few months ago, we did a detailed review of Prosper, but noticed that there was something wrong. Prosper has two sides; it's designed for both ...
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New P2P entrant targets BTL sector

New P2P entrant targets BTL sector | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
New P2P entrant targets BTL sector
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A new peer-to-peer lending platform has launched with the aim of targeting borrowers seeking a buy-to-let mortgage.
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P2P lender RateSetter selects Elvis for integrated account

P2P lender RateSetter selects Elvis for integrated account | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P lender RateSetter selects Elvis for integrated account
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P2P lender RateSetter selects Elvis for integrated account. By Kate Magee, campaignlive.co.uk, Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:26AM.
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Social Lending with Bitcoin

Social Lending with Bitcoin | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
BTCjam: a global P2P lending outfit, with founders in Brazil and San Francisco, lends in Bitcoins. With participants in 85 countries, this is the first P2P lending platform that successfully crossed national borders.
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P2P Shaking Up Traditional Supplier Finance ...

P2P Shaking Up Traditional Supplier Finance ... | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-To-Peer Lending Shaking Up Traditional Supplier Finance. 11-Apr-14 09:57. On Wednesday this week, KPMG, in the UK, announced an interesting partnership with a five-year-old Kansas City-based technology start-up.
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What is the impact on Banking of P2P?

What is the impact on Banking of P2P? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The Great Recession, increased regulation, regulatory backlash, and the decrease in consumer confidence in the banks have led to major disruptive developments in the way people and small businesses access credit, an important element to the growth...
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P2P In Jordan

P2P In Jordan | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Liwwa, the halal crowdinvestment site launched last November in Jordan, is adding a new facet to its business model: a partnership with Feesheh, a Jordanian… (RT @WamdaME: Halal P2P lending site Liwwa partners with e-commerce site Feesheh
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'Bricks and mortar' banks facing increasing competition from 'booming'

'Bricks and mortar' banks facing increasing competition from 'booming' | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Gregory Gibb of Ping An Group subsidiary Shanghai Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange, which runs a top P2P lending service, spoke at the Boao Forum on the benefits of P2P. Discussing how P2P lenders cut ...
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On Shutting Down Funding Community and Lesson Learned

On Shutting Down Funding Community and Lesson Learned | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
In December 2013 we announced we were shuttering Funding Community, the debt crowdfunding platform my co-founder and I had worked for the last 18 months to conceive, build and launch. Because we were...
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Direct Lending in Europe

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Direct Lending in Europe – Progress & Opportunity http://t.co/5bO4y7JF72 #p2p #p2plending
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UK Madiston LendLoanInvest Joins the P2P Lending Revolution

UK Madiston LendLoanInvest Joins the P2P Lending Revolution | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
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Madiston LendLoanInvest Joins the P2P Lending Revolution
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With the recent acceptance of P2P assets into ISAs – consumer understanding and interest in this new asset class is growing.
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