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OnDeck Capital Has a Successful IPO

OnDeck Capital Has a Successful IPO | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Following hot on the heels of the Lending Club IPO last week comes another online lender going public. Last night, OnDeck Capital priced its IPO at $20/share which was above the expectations of $16 – $18 per share. At $20/share OnDeck raised about $200 million and was valued at around $1.3 billion. This morning its …
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Will 2015 be the year of P2P? -

Will 2015 be the year of P2P? - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector made headlines this year for its stunningly fast growth. But with three big developments coming up in the year ahead, will 2015...
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P2P lending continues to grow

P2P lending continues to grow | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Institutional investors including pension funds, insurers, family offices as well as asset management houses, are continuing to buy into peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplaces.
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Nesta: 2015 Will See a High Profile Blow Up in the World of Crowdfunding, P2P Lending

Nesta: 2015 Will See a High Profile Blow Up in the World of Crowdfunding, P2P Lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
  The highly respected innovation charity Nesta, has published its annual list of predictions for 2015.  We all know that predictions are easily given and quickly forgotten.
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P2P Lending Platform Proplend Approved for Pension Funds

P2P Lending Platform Proplend Approved for Pension Funds | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer to peer lending platform Proplend has stated they are now approved for inclusion in pension funds. Proplend is a direct lending platform that targets
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DISPELLING THE ‘RISKS’ OF P2P LENDING

DISPELLING THE ‘RISKS’ OF P2P LENDING | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
There’s no doubting that the peer-to-peer lending industry is growing exceptionally fast.
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Lending Club CEO: IPO's large retail allocation was to thank customers

Lending Club CEO: IPO's large retail allocation was to thank customers | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
RT @BryanKBaskin: Great move by @LendingClub allocating IPO shares to individual investors on the platform. http://t.co/ZuQfy3uEzB $LC #p2p…
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Future of Finance Is P2P as LendingClub Goes Public with $5.4B Valuation

Future of Finance Is P2P as LendingClub Goes Public with $5.4B Valuation | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Future of Finance is P2P as LendingClub Goes Public with $5.4B Valuation
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The economics of P2P lending

The economics of P2P lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
What’s at stake: Lending Club has captured the attention this week as it became listed on Thursday on the NY Stock Exchange and its sh...
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Lending Club’s IPO and the Next Phase of Crowdfunding

Lending Club’s IPO and the Next Phase of Crowdfunding | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The P2P and crowdfunding industry has entered a new, and possibly more legitimate space, in the framework of financial services.
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aml_think's curator insight, January 2, 2015 8:10 AM

More recent news on P2P and crowdfunding from UK!

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LendingClub's IPO is a hit, but P2P lending still has to prove itself

LendingClub's IPO is a hit, but P2P lending still has to prove itself | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer businesses are seeing something of a rebirth. After early Internet startups like eBay and Napster built their business models on peer-to-peer technology, the social media sites that dr...
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Should I Invest In P2P Lending? Prosper Performance Review

Should I Invest In P2P Lending? Prosper Performance Review | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P lending with Prosper.com is a great way to achieve yield and diversify your investments. Here's an overview of two years of lending and the returns.
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P2P lending doubles in six months

P2P lending doubles in six months | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
New figures released today by the P2PFA show that peer-to-peer lenders lent over £500million of new money in the first half of 2014 alone, demonstrating a further acceleration in the growth rate of this important new sector.
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MoolahSense CEO Lawrence Yong Talks P2P Lending Curation (Video)

MoolahSense CEO Lawrence Yong Talks P2P Lending Curation (Video) | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Singapore based peer to peer lending platform MoolahSense curates the companies that seek funding on its platform.  CEO and founder Lawrence Yong recently
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How to pick a P2P provider

How to pick a P2P provider | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

The peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market is burgeoning, but not every provider is right for every investor. Learn how to pick the best provider for you here.

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Is P2P Lending Worth Doing? - THERE'S VALUE

Is P2P Lending Worth Doing? - THERE'S  VALUE | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Is p2p lending worth doing? What about the risks? Learn more about p2p lending with There's Value's take on p2p lending.
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How P2P lending could help finance tough mortgages

How P2P lending could help finance tough mortgages | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P lending is often viewed in the mortgage industry as another competitor, but it could provide another financing resource to mortgage brokers.
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Ric Biasotti's curator insight, December 21, 2014 1:49 PM

“In general, the Internet is making something possible that was never possible. It allows borrowers and lenders to connect directly,” 

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Lendable Raises £2.5M As P2P Lending Market Shows No Signs Of Cooling

Lendable Raises £2.5M As P2P Lending Market Shows No Signs Of Cooling | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Perhaps riding the wave of U.S.-based Lending Club’s recent $5.4 billion IPO, the UK's Lendable, which also offers a peer-to-peer lending platform for..
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Will P2P lending be the only way to earn interest on your money?

Will P2P lending be the only way to earn interest on your money? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
David Cameron has said it would be "lovely" for interest rates to remain at historic lows "forever" because it will allow families “to buy the homes they can
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P2P lending stocks offer rewards ... and risk

P2P lending stocks offer rewards ... and risk | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lending services are growing in popularity, but there's little recourse when borrowers default.
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Lending Club IPO Jumps, Giving Boost To P2P Lending

Lending Club IPO Jumps, Giving Boost To P2P Lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Lending Club rose in its stock market debut Thursday as it became the first IPO in the peer-to-peer lending field, raising $865.5 million.
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New rules coming for China's P2P lending companies

New rules coming for China's P2P lending companies | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
CHINA'S banking regulator will soon issue a new regulation to manage the country's increasing number of peer-to-peer financial companies such as the leading P2P lender Renrendai.com, Yan Qingmin, vice...
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P2P Lending Services Open to International, Non-Resident Investors

P2P Lending Services Open to International, Non-Resident Investors | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P Lending Services Open to International, Non-Resident Investors
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However for most other countries, even developed European markets, there are few of even none p2p lending services operating in.
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The Future of Peer to Peer Lending with Ron Suber, President of Prosper

The Future of Peer to Peer Lending with Ron Suber, President of Prosper | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Ron Suber, President of Prosper Marketplace shares his insider insight into the future of peer to peer lending
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