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Peer to peer lending through your ISA

Peer to peer lending through your ISA | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
“Later this month, the Treasury is expected to launch its consultation on how P2P loans are to be included in the new £15,000-a-year tax-free Isa wrapper.”
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Fast Growing P2P Platform Lendico Enters Dutch Market - Crowdfund Insider

Fast Growing P2P Platform Lendico Enters Dutch Market - Crowdfund Insider | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
“Crowdfund Insider Fast Growing P2P Platform Lendico Enters Dutch Market Crowdfund Insider The new operation in Holland joins Spain, Poland, Austria and South Africa as countries outside of Germany where Lendico will now be connecting investors to...”
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Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution

Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution Insurance News Net Lending Club's plan to raise approximately $500 million of new equity in an IPO before the end of 2014 would be a key milestone in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending's evolution,...
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Renaud Laplanche | Keynote & Featured Speakers | P2P Lending + Investing

Renaud Laplanche | Keynote & Featured Speakers | P2P Lending + Investing | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Save the Date! P2P: Lending & Investing will be October 6-7, 2014 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York, NY.
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Banking's double disruption

Banking's double disruption | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Digital wallets and P2P lending will do more than simply reduce banks' margins -- they'll completely break up the business of banking as we know it.
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SocietyOne; Disrupting Banks and Increasing Returns to Investors |

SocietyOne; Disrupting Banks and Increasing Returns to Investors | | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is unlocking one of the most profitable asset classes for investors. Interview with SocietyOne CEO Matt Symons reveals how. 

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P2P lenders step into vacuum left by banks

P2P lenders step into vacuum left by banks | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The medical bills from Gary Mousourakis' cancer treatment had grown beyond his ability to pay. Medicare and supplemental insurance covered most of the $250,000 tab, ...

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Howard Freedland's curator insight, September 14, 2014 6:02 PM

yet another positive article on P2P lending

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Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution

Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution Business Wire (press release) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lending Club's plan to raise approximately $500 million of new equity in an IPO before the end of 2014 would be a key milestone in...
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4 reasons 'crowdlending' will be bigger than crowdfunding

4 reasons 'crowdlending' will be bigger than crowdfunding | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
4 reasons 'crowdlending' will be bigger than crowdfunding
ITBusiness.ca (blog)
Debt crowdfunding encompasses both peer to peer (P2P) lending and the newer peer to business (P2B) lending. The former as practiced by ...
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Chinese P2P Lender Jimubox Raises Hefty $37 Million in Series B

Chinese P2P Lender Jimubox Raises Hefty $37 Million in Series B | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Crowdfund Insider - China based peer to peer (P2P) lending site Jimubox announced today during a press conference in Beijing they had secured a substantial $37,190,000


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Lending Club Had Their First Down Month Since Feb 2011

Lending Club Had Their First Down Month Since Feb 2011 | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Until April Lending Club updated their loan statistics every day. But in preparation for their upcoming IPO they moved to a quarterly update cycle instead of daily. So now, we have to wait several wee (Is the pulse of p2p lending softening?
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P2P lender Harmoney launches, officially, with $100 million to lend

P2P lender Harmoney launches, officially, with $100 million to lend | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
New Zealand's most popular independent financial site, interest.co.nz Helping you make financial decisions. (RT @GarethHVaughan: Anyone who wasn't taking P2P lending seriously in NZ ought to now.
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P2P Lending Grows as a Disruptive Force in Finance

P2P Lending Grows as a Disruptive Force in Finance | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
By Claire Davidson, NerdWallet Before Internet-based peer-to-peer lending came onto the scene around 2006, obtaining financing meant filling out a.
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P2P Lending for Institutional Investors and Wealth Managers: An Overview

P2P Lending for Institutional Investors and Wealth Managers: An Overview | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
“P2P lending (or peer-to-peer lending) is a fast growing space in which any individual or organization can lend money directly to another individual through an online p2p lending platform such as ("P2P Lending for Institutional Investors and Wealth...”
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POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China's growing P2P

POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China's growing P2P | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China's growing P2P ...
Asahi Shimbun
In China, online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been growing rapidly since around 2010.
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The Outstanding Growth of P2P Lending in the UK

The Outstanding Growth of P2P Lending in the UK | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lending in the UK is growing at an incredibly fast speed. Favored by FCA’s rules that treat peer-to-peer lending in a different way than equity crowdfunding, which is considered...
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Banks shouldn't fear P2P marketplace lending

Banks shouldn't fear  P2P marketplace lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Banks shouldn't fear peer to peer marketplace lending
Finextra (blog)
Inevitably the two trends have collided, and now we are seeing P2P apps emerging for smartphones and tablets - this really is the era of 'your money your way'.
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Dave Girouard CEO and Co-Founder of Upstart wants to put an end to the US P2P lending duopoly

For many years the p2p lending industry in this country has been dominated by two platforms: Lending Club and Prosper. Dave Girouard, the CEO and Co-Founder of Upstart and guest on this edition of the podcast, wants to change that.

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Game on for banking disruptors

Game on for banking disruptors Stuff.co.nz Moldow is one of a group of American venture capitalists who are investing and advising half a dozen "peer-to-peer" (P2P) lending platforms around the world, including Auckland's Harmoney, betting they...
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International P2P Lending Services - Loan Volumes August 2014

International P2P Lending Services - Loan Volumes August 2014 | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
International P2P Lending Services - Loan Volumes August 2014
P2P-Banking.com
In August Prosper, Bondora and Thincats showed big growth of newly originated loan volume. For most other services it was a slow month.
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Why the Lending Club IPO matters | Why the Lending Club IPO matters

Why the Lending Club IPO matters | Why the Lending Club IPO matters | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Lending Club, the world's largest online P2P lender in loan origination terms, has filed for an IPO likely to result in a day one public market valuation of more than $5 billion.
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The Lend Academy Speaking Calendar in the Next Month

The Lend Academy Speaking Calendar in the Next Month | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
This is a very busy fall for p2p lending conferences. And starting next week with the Apex Lending Exchange Lend Academy will be speaking at several conferences in the coming month.
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P2P Lending for Students

P2P Lending for Students | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Are you interested in getting a student loan from a peer to peer lending company? If so, check out our Quotanda Review to see if they're a good match.
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P2P Lending Is Poised to Grow

P2P Lending Is Poised to Grow | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-Peer Lending Is Poised to Grow Yuliya Demyanyk and Daniel Kolliner     Peer-to-peer lending—a type of lending which matches (Muy buen artículo y análisis sobre P2P lending en EUA.
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Ex-BlackRock Bond Head To P2P Specialist Blue Elephant

Ex-BlackRock Bond Head To P2P Specialist Blue Elephant | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
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Ex-BlackRock Bond Head To P2P Specialist Blue Elephant
FINalternatives
Brian Weinstein, the former head of multi-sector fixed income at BlackRock, has joined Irvington, New York-based Blue Elephant Capital Management.
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