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China regulator probes Zhongbao's P2P lending

China regulator probes Zhongbao's P2P lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
WantChinaTimes Zhejiang regulator probes Zhongbao's P2P lending WantChinaTimes Most of Zhongbao's investment targets were filed under two account names: tension and zbicc, one is Zhou's personal account, while the other is the company account, said...
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Lending Club Expands Into Business Loans

Lending Club Expands Into Business Loans | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Google-backed P2P loan company Lending Club has announced a major expansion into business loans.
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P2P lending is potentially a very disruptive force in the $2.7 trillion lending industry

P2P lending is potentially a very disruptive force in the $2.7 trillion lending industry | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P lending is potentially a very disruptive force in the $2.7 trillion lending industry. They are essentially online platforms where people can borrow...
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Prosper Gives Back: Thanks from the Prosper Team*

Prosper Gives Back: Thanks from the Prosper Team* | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Whew! What an incredible journey it has been.  This past year has been monumental for Prosper as more and more people experience how easy it is to borrow and invest with people just like you.
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P2P In Land of the Rising Sun

P2P In Land of the Rising Sun | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding in the Land of the Rising Sun
Crowdsourcing.org
Then, social and P2P lending trends kicked in. In 2009, I joined an international team to this business happen in Japan.
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The benefits of P2P for small investors

Andrew Holgate, M.D. of Assetz Capital explains the benefits of P2P lending to small investors.
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Lending Club: A Look Back and Forward

Lending Club: A Look Back and Forward | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Lending Club: A Look Back and Forward
Deposit Accounts (blog)
The latest investment in the company (November 2013) put the company's valuation at $2.3 billion.
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The next big P2P thing with over USD $ 1 Trillion debt and why students need help

The next big P2P thing with over USD $ 1 Trillion debt and why students need help | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
New York City-based CommonBond launched in late 2012 on a mission to bring the the power of person-to-person lending and crowdsourcing to the student debt..
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Lending Club Small Business Loans Will Revolutionize Small Business Finance -

Lending Club Small Business Loans Will Revolutionize Small Business Finance - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Lending Club small business loans may be the best solution for small businesses who are in need for loans from 1 to 5 years. Learn more here.
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Another new UK P2P company

Another new UK P2P company | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer to peer (P2P) matching of savers wanting better interest rates with creditworthy borrowers seeking lower cost loans (New loan on Bidding Market #investors #savers Transparent open market P2P Lending http://t.co/yu5Hux7hxl)...
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UK P2P 'moving into the mainstream' following Budget announcement

UK P2P 'moving into the mainstream' following Budget announcement | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Crowdfund Insider P2P 'moving into the mainstream' following Budget announcement Financial Reporter It is an announcement which has been received well by the peer-to-peer sector, with the consensus that the move signals a shift of P2P into a more...
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P2P lender Lending Club forays to business loans

P2P lender Lending Club forays to business loans | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Venture Capital Post P2P lender Lending Club forays to business loans Venture Capital Post The peer-to-peer lending marketplace, which takes banks out of the picture when it comes to making investments among peers, will offer business loans ranging...
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A first: a bank invest £40 million into a P2P company for SME's

A first: a bank invest £40 million into a P2P  company for SME's | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
British Business Bank invests £40 million to support lending to smaller businesses through P2P lender @fundingcircle http://t.co/nd8GnPuPOp
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Not the first but certainly first big example, and certainly not the last bank to invest in P2P and crowdfunding

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Use a P2P Loan to Pay Your Taxes? -

Use a P2P Loan to Pay Your Taxes? - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Credit.com News (blog)
Can You Use a Peer-to-Peer Loan to Pay Your Taxes?
Credit.com News (blog)
The two big players in this space are Prosper and Lending Club.
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Alternative asset managers tap P2P loan market

Alternative asset managers tap peer-to-peer loan market FTSE Global Markets A reduction in conventional loans has also stimulated growth in direct lending following the financial crisis in 2008, with the majority of consumers and small businesses...
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Could P2P Lending help monetary policy

Could P2P Lending help monetary policy | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The 'cut the middle man' effect of P2P lending is already celebrated for offering better rates to both lenders and borrowers. But what many people miss is that this effect could also ease the transmission mechanism of central ...
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Nice: How Does P2P Lending Work?

Nice: How Does P2P Lending Work? | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
How Peer to Peer lending works from both lender and borrower perspectives. (RT @ProsperLoans: #P2P is the new way to borrow money. Ever wonder how it worked?
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P2P Lending Benefits - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

P2P Lending Benefits - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
P2P Lending Benefits: Learn what makes Peer-to-peer lending or simply put "social lending" particularly appealing to both borrowers and lenders compared either to bank loan or savings account.
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Assessing the risks of P2P lending

Andrew Holgate, M.D. of Asssetz Capital explains how risk is minimised for P2P investors.
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The target market for P2P: The Credit Card Industry Is Huge and Bloated: USD 4 Trillion

The target market for P2P: The Credit Card Industry Is Huge and Bloated: USD 4 Trillion | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The Credit Card Industry Is Huge and Bloated, Creating Opportunities For ...
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The Credit Card Industry Is Huge and Bloated, Creating Opportunities For Payments Startups To Prosper. John Heggestuen.
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Interview with Liberum Capital About the P2P

While in London last week I sat down at the offices of Liberum Capital, a UK investment bank, to talk with Cormac Leech and his team. Liberum is somewhat unique in that they have a team devoted t
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Ping An to launch financial asset exchange spinning off the idea of P2P

Ping An to launch financial asset exchange spinning off the idea of P2P | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Ping An to launch financial asset exchange South China Morning Post Following the development of its peer-to-peer (P2P) online lending platform over the past two years, the mainland's second-largest life insurer is eyeing an "exchange" where...
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P2P Lending a Disruptive Technology in Australia

P2P Lending a Disruptive Technology in Australia | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
- Peer-to-peer lending - ASX off 5 year highs - My Net Fone (MNF) accelerates (SocietyOne's #P2Plending technology disrupts how we access credit and presents opportunities to investors & borrowers http://t.co/nmz3mGShLS)...
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P2P Lending to Become ISA Eligible This Year

P2P Lending to Become ISA Eligible This Year | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
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P2P Lending to Become ISA Eligible Later This Year
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The UK government decided today that the annual ISA allowance (preferential tax treatment) will be increased from 11,520 to 15,000 GBP.
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P2P lending from a property perspective

P2P lending from a property perspective | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Thank you to the Property Investor Show for sharing this article that they commissioned ahead of the P2P Lending Debate at the Spring Show.
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