Announcing My New Crypto Newsletter

My new service sorts and organizes your crypto news Twitter, Facebook, Signal, Telegram, Discord, Reddit, Hacker News, Project White Papers & Case Studies, Industry Websites, PR firms These are all sources of fintech and crypto information, yet I’m sure you’d agree that getting good, actionable fintech information is hard to do. Getting good, honest, actionable … Read moreAnnouncing My New Crypto Newsletter

4 Reasons the ILC May Not Be the Best Charter for Fintech

Last week, I wrote about how the Industrial Bank Loan Charter or ILC impacts fintech now and could going forward. Some of the advantages include a federal charter, the ability to accept deposits and a known path of regulation to navigate. But it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. There are downsides to the ILC Charter. … Read more4 Reasons the ILC May Not Be the Best Charter for Fintech

My 5 Favorite Marketplace Lending News Sources

Marketplace lending is more transparent than other areas of finance and many of us are in the industry are pleased that this trait continues as the industry matures. Yet, there are still issues with when and where to get timely information on what’s going on. Good decisions come from good information. For instance, Lending Club … Read moreMy 5 Favorite Marketplace Lending News Sources

How Much Should I Invest in Peer to Peer Lending?

How much should I invest in peer to peer lending? I get this question every week and like many investment related questions, the answer is it depends. Remember, everyone’s financial situation is different and I’m not a financial advisor….. While the real answer is it depends, there are some things you should look for when … Read moreHow Much Should I Invest in Peer to Peer Lending?

New Retail P2P Investment: The Worthy Bond

  When I wrote my book on P2P Lending for the retail investor, P2P Investing 101 (the paperback version here), that came out in November, there were only 7 options for retail investors.  Those options were Lending Club and Prosper, as well as 5 options that take advantage of the adjustment to SEC Regulation A known … Read moreNew Retail P2P Investment: The Worthy Bond

The 2 Big Themes of 2017 in Fintech

The year in fintech had 2 dominant themes. It was an amazing year of growth, innovation, adoption, and acceptance for fintech all across the world. Big Theme #1: Bitcoin 2016 was the year where the world discovered Blockchain technology, the technology underpinning Bitcoin. Investments and potential uses for the new technology went rampant in 2016 … Read moreThe 2 Big Themes of 2017 in Fintech

Wish Finance: Blockchain SME Lending

Unlike EthLend, which is lending agnostic, Wish Finance is specifically for lending to small and medium-sized businesses, otherwise known as the SME market. Wish is based in Singapore. The white paper explaining their program is found right here: Wish Finance White Paper. Wish also has a separate pdf file giving an overview of their business. … Read moreWish Finance: Blockchain SME Lending

Big News from 2 Retail Investor Platforms

Of the 7 retail investor friendly platforms out there today, we found big news from 2 of them this week. That’s on top of Lending Club’s positive earnings surprise last week. The two platforms in question: Prosper and AHP. Prosper Q2 Earnings Prosper surprised everyone with their earnings that start with them posting a cash … Read moreBig News from 2 Retail Investor Platforms