Top Marketplace Lending Headlines of May 2017

We saw a range of movement in the marketplace lending and peer-to-peer lending space in May: from new reported highs in securitization volumes, to SoFi’s plans to apply for a bank charter and LendingClub reaching a decade milestone –to Money360 breaking their commercial real estate loan record and a continuous series of disruptive trends that … Read More

Costs Compared For A Marketplace Loan vs. a Bank Loan

By Ben Taylor, ValuePenguin Marketplace lending, sometimes called ‘Peer-to-Peer’ (P2P) lending, was among the earliest innovations to contribute to the FinTech revolution of today. And in recent years, the online-lending industry has exploded. In 2015 alone the P2P industry generated $6.6 billion in loans. Furthermore, this growth is global with the UK and Europe quickly … Read More

Marketplace Real Estate Lending

Marketplace Lending, where borrowers can quickly and easily apply and get a loan from online loan originators, is now much more than just consumer lending. Consumer loan originators Prosper and Lending Club pioneered the idea of online lending roughly 10 years ago, and, along with others such as Social Financial (“SoFi”), Avant, and Marlette continue … Read More

Top Marketplace Lending Headlines of March 2017

March was an exciting month in the marketplace lending space — especially for Prime Meridian Capital Management as the firm received the Top Fund Manager Award in the LendIt Awards. Prosper President Ron Suber also took the stage at LendIt and made headlines in March. Here are some top marketplace headlines from March:   Prominent … Read More