The Challenges of Small Business Marketplace Lending part 1

Marketplace lenders are having a tough time getting a combination of consistent volume and good loan portfolio performance from business lending. Why is small business lending so difficult to master? Is it tougher to understand than consumer lending? Most people say yes. When I was at Lend360 in Dallas last fall, I heard a presentation from … Read moreThe Challenges of Small Business Marketplace Lending part 1

Lending Club Settles Class Action Lawsuit

Federal judges in California approved of Lending Club’s settlement of its 2-year running class action lawsuit with some shareholders. The essence of the suit described well by our friends at Crowdfund Insider, covers a period from 2014 through May 2016. Those of you who were investing in p2p lending at that time, like many of you … Read moreLending Club Settles Class Action Lawsuit

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 Next Generation in Blockchain Lending part 1

Hey guys and gals, did you miss me? I’ve been spending most of September putting the finishing touches on my book. Are you interested in a copy when it’s published? You can get on the advance mailing list for a discounted copy right here: http://eepurl.com/cOtAbr   Now back to our original programming…..Blockchain-based lending to be specific Bitcoin … Read moreThe Next Generation in Blockchain Lending part 1