Top Marketplace Lending Headlines of July 2017

As summer comes to a close, marketplace lending continues to pick up speed.  Loan validation, lending strategy, big data challenges and a look back on the creation of the Marketplace Lending asset class were some of the most compelling industry headlines for the month of July.   Orchard Platform and Experian collaborate to help institutional … Read More

Witnessing the Creation of a New Asset Class

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Gordon Suber, the father of Ron Suber, soon to be President Emeritus of Prosper.] I don’t have center court seats at Madison Square Garden, nor 50 yard line tickets. I did, however, have a once-in-a-lifetime front row seat to the creation of a new industry. I am Gordon … Read More

Top Marketplace Lending Headlines of June 2017

Securitizations and the benefits of marketplace lending were a focus of headlines in June. While summer often means a slow-down in business for many other financial sectors, we continue to see MPL and P2P activities sizzle on into July.   Is Marketplace Lending a Safer Investment Than the Stock Market? June 5, 2017 National Real … Read More

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