AutoInvest Step 2: Loanbase

The AutoInvest experiment continues. My first stop, as I documented already in AutoInvest Step 1 was BTCJam. Now it’s time for the 2nd stop, Loanbase. I’ve made no secret of the fact that while all the platforms do things well and all of them have shortcomings that Loanbase is my favorite for a combination of … Read more AutoInvest Step 2: Loanbase

AutoInvest Step 1: BTCJam

As I mentioned in this previous post, I am starting on AutoInvest on the big 3 Bitcoin lending platforms. In order to measure the returns and start the experiment, I have to actually start the experiment so I’m starting with what is still the largest Bitcoin lending platform, BTCJam. Jam makes AutoInvesting pretty easy. First, … Read more AutoInvest Step 1: BTCJam

Announcement: The BTC AutoInvest Experiment

When people find out I have some expertise in Bitcoin based lending, one of the most common questions I get is about the AutoInvest feature offered by the big 3 lenders. For infrequent readers, the big 3 Bitcoin lenders are BTCJam, Loanbase and Bitbond. They are the Big 3 because they have gotten outside funding … Read more Announcement: The BTC AutoInvest Experiment

Stu’s Portfolio Report: December 2015

December ended what looks like a profitable 2015 for me in my quest for peer lending profits. Let’s see how I did. 12/31/2015 Interest Rec’d Net Interest Principal Rec’d Principal Remaining ROI Bitcoin Loans 39.33 39.33 452.9 608.076 0.96% Prosper Loans 29.51 27.31 144.49 2504.05 1.09% Lending Club Loans 33.23 32.52 113.88 2495.49 1.30% High … Read more Stu’s Portfolio Report: December 2015

Stu’s Portfolio Report: September 2015

Another month has come and gone and its time to report on my returns. More good stuff continues to happen for my portfolio with steady returns from my USD loans and some ‘yield enhancement’ by my private loans and my BTC loans. Let’s check out the numbers. 9/30/2015 Interest Rec’d Net Interest Principal Rec’d Principal … Read more Stu’s Portfolio Report: September 2015

The Bitcoin Lenders’ Bill of Rights

  The 3 largest Bitcoin based lending sites: BTCJam, BitLendingClub aka Loanbase, and Bitbonds, combined originate around $1.5 million worth of Bitcoin based loans per month. While this number is small, the industry is fast growing and is an important part of developing the Bitcoin ecosystem as a whole as lending/investing alternatives for Bitcoin operating … Read more The Bitcoin Lenders’ Bill of Rights

Stu’s Portfolio Report: August 2015

I blinked for a second and all of a sudden, the entire summer has gone by, from all the conferences and Peer Lending/FinTech/Bitcoin activity, of which there has been much, and all the reporting in these areas going on that I’ve been fortunate to be a part of, yet I am missing some portfolio reporting. … Read more Stu’s Portfolio Report: August 2015