In-depth P2P Lending

Small Businesses Turning Far More Often to Online Lenders

In a short span of two years, the rate of small-business owners applying to an online lender has increased from 19% in 2016 to 32% in 2018. There are many reasons why small-business owners would choose online lenders over traditional banks, such as online lending platforms provide convenience and saves time for borrowers. Learn more … Read More

Funding Circle US Hits $2bn Milestone

This article is astonishing and positive news for the peer-to-peer lending industry. One point of note in the article is: “If [Funding Circle] were a bank it would be among the 50 largest small business commercial and industrial loan portfolios in the US, according to the latest FDIC data available, cited by Funding Circle”. This … Read More

Better Get Your AI Game On

by Jim Kharouf In the investment world, it’s no longer just about what you invest in, but the methodology and technology you use to do it. The rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the financial markets is touching every aspect and asset class in global markets. And that means alternative investment firms are … Read More

What will the financial services industry look like in five years?

Lend Academy article by Bo Brustkern [Editor’s note: Bo Brustkern is Co-Founder and CEO of LendIt Fintech and Co-Founder of Lend Core, which operates NSR Invest and Lending Robot. He is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building companies and he has spent the past six years focused on the fintech space.] Attempting to predict the future is a … Read More