Which Type of Marketplace Lending Investor Are You? I’m #3

When I started investing in marketplace loans in 2013, it was still called peer to peer lending or p2p lending. There were also only 2 options. Professional and accredited investors have many more options for investment. Banks have gotten on board since then offering platforms of their own. For retail investors we now have more … Read moreWhich Type of Marketplace Lending Investor Are You? I’m #3

Research from Adamant Capital: Bitcoin in Heavy Accumulation

There are lots of scammers and bullshit artists in Bitcoin and the crypto-economy. There are also many great people, brilliant people, and deep thinkers. One that’s in this latter category is Tuur Demeester, a Belgian long-time Bitcoiner and founder of Adamant Capital. Tuur is @TuurDemeester on Twitter. His firm Adamant came out with a research … Read moreResearch from Adamant Capital: Bitcoin in Heavy Accumulation

Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges Regulated? And 4 More Questions

Last week was so much fun answering 15 Common Cryptocurrency Questions, that I thought I’d do it again. Here are 5 more common questions with my answers. Which Cryptocurrency to Buy? There are 2 answers to this, the objective and the subjective. One is what you should think about before you buy and then what … Read moreAre Cryptocurrency Exchanges Regulated? And 4 More Questions

The ILC is the Future and Present of Big Fintech

Most of us in fintech got excited about the OCC fintech charter. It is a special purpose national banking charter for fintechs to use to offer some banking type services. The charter also provides a known path on compliance through banking. The charter was first announced in 2016 and in August 2018 they started accepting … Read moreThe ILC is the Future and Present of Big Fintech

What I Learned at Atlanta Blockchain Experience

When it comes to conferences, bigger isn’t always better. In fact, most of the time bigger isn’t better although LendIt is an obvious exception that is both big and awesome. This week, the Atlanta Blockchain Experience took place run by the Cryptolina guys (who have been running conferences since at least 2014). Cryptolina does great … Read moreWhat I Learned at Atlanta Blockchain Experience

Turnkey Lender: Solid Lending SAAS Platform

This article was originally printed in fintech award-winning news site¬†Bankless Times, where I’m a contributor. Contact me if you are interested in learning more. Loan Servicing software firm Turnkey Lender sells their SAAS platform for loan underwriting and servicing all over the world. Their software works with lending markets from auto to alternative lending, payday … Read moreTurnkey Lender: Solid Lending SAAS Platform

Two New Stablecoins Approved. Should You Buy Them?

Two firms, Paxos and Gemini (backed by the Winklevoss twins of Facebook fame), received regulatory approval for their stablecoin¬†this week. What are stablecoins and why does this matter? Should you invest in them? Let’s take a look. What Is a Stablecoin? A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency pegged to a more stable asset like gold or … Read moreTwo New Stablecoins Approved. Should You Buy Them?