Is this the end of Marketplace Lending or the rebirth of true Peer-to-Peer investing?
LendIt – Once Again Helping Predict the Future of P2P and Online Lending
1996 was great year. Hootie & the Blowfish were packing stadiums. Cellphones were just starting to get a little bit smaller than that monstrosity famously used by Michael Douglas in the 1987 classic film, “Wall Street”. Starbucks opened its first store outside of North America, gracing Asia with custom lattes. The infrastructure to support this […]
Did a Tech Bubble Just Burst in the Midst of a FinTech Revolution?
For the past few years I have been renouncing any indication of a tech bubble and instead have been spewing the notion that we are in the midst of a Financial Revolution. But now as the stock market crumbles, the IPO market dries up, as venture capitalists grow much more selective, as valuations of tech […]
The 2016 Predictions of a Self-Proclaimed Crowdfinance Semi-Clairvoyant
Another December is upon us, and once again it is time to dust off that flux capacitor, steal some plutonium and see what the future holds. Since I was 4 for 4 in my 2014 predictions, last year I proclaimed myself a “Crowdfinance Clairvoyant”. Although I didn’t score as well this year, don’t revoke my […]
Is this another Tech Bubble or a Revolution?
It is not easy distinguishing between a market bubble and a revolution. I believe that even in today’s highly valued startup climate, we are witnessing the latter.