Tis the season to reflect, predict and, for some, to even gloat a little. And by some, I mean “me”. I am proud to announce that every single one of my 2014 crowdfinance prognostications rang true. Just as I projected at the start of this year: Institutional as well as retail capital poured into P2P […]
By alluring the masses to the promising world of P2P investing, can Lending Club’s high profile IPO avert a looming retirement crisis?
The debt side of crowdfinance – typically called P2P (“peer-to-peer”), online or marketplace lending – continues to mushroom at a neck breaking pace, attributable primarily to meatier yields that in many instances have returned more to investors in one month than conventional fixed-income asset classes do in an entire year. Cormac Leech of Liberum estimates […]
I’d like to thank all of the leading and emerging online lending platforms, the industry’s investors as well as its infrastructure and service providers who traveled from all four corners of the globe to attend LendIt 2014. Working with the LendIt team to provide the industry with its annual forum has been one of the […]