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 […]
In my ongoing quest to democratize the investing landscape, I began exploring ways to engage financial advisors into the crowdfinance industry – specifically within P2P lending realms. Particularly with interest rates at historic lows and social security on the brink of insolvency, it is imperative that small retail investors be able to access alternative asset […]
The Emerging Equity Crowdfinance Ecosystem Inspired by Orchard Platform’s recently released “Lendscape” – which brilliantly underscores the expanding peer/marketplace lending ecosystem and its movement of capital – I decided to construct a similar flowchart depicting the progression of the equity side of the crowdfinance industry. The “Equitysphere” below encapsulates the maturation of equity crowdfinance. It […]
By alluring the masses to the promising world of P2P investing, can Lending Club’s high profile IPO avert a looming retirement crisis?