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How to Get a Peer to Peer Loan?
document Crowdfunding

Michal Herzenstein, professor of marketing at University of Delaware, said that peer-2-peer loan is a nice outlet for both borrowers and lenders, and it’s going to be more and more prevalent in...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 11, 2011 01:32 am GMT2658 views
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How to Get a Peer to Peer Loan?
How to get a Peer to Peer Loan [Infographic]
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The Gartner Research Company reports that by 2013, there will be $5 billion in outstanding business loans. That’s up 66 percent. Accordingly, growth in P2P lending will be driven by investors...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 11, 2011 01:41 am GMT2111 views
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How to get a Peer to Peer Loan [Infographic]
Lending 2.0 (A Guide to Peer-to-Peer Loans for Borrowers) Infographic
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With traditional banks tightening their lending practices, more people are turning to their peers to secure low-interest personal loans. This new practice of people investing in creditworthy...

Adam FrazerJul 23, 2011 09:24 am GMT4587 views
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Lending 2.0 (A Guide to Peer-to-Peer Loans for Borrowers) Infographic
Crowdfunding Small Business Loans
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Crowdfunding, a financial contributions from online investors, sponsors or donors to fund for-profit or non-profit initiatives or enterprises.Also, the perfect approach that can be use in...

Benjamin FosselOct 10, 2011 05:49 am GMT2650 views
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Crowdfunding Small Business Loans
Kiva, Silatech Join to Boost Loans to Young Arab Entrepreneurs
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Typically on Kiva, lenders can contribute as little as $25 to a startup, in the form of a loan that is later repaid. Silatech will contribute up to $125,000 to the program, cycling this...

Sebastian BlancaMar 13, 2012 12:55 pm GMT1026 views
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Kiva, Silatech Join to Boost Loans to Young Arab Entrepreneurs
725,000 Loans Granted By Kiva, 2.6 Billion To Go
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According to Kiva President Premal Shah, Kiva has been really successful in that 725,000 people have signed-up and made a loan. That is awesome in the philanthropic context, but not if you look...

Pablo BracciniMar 17, 2012 12:08 am GMT1604 views
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725,000 Loans Granted By Kiva, 2.6 Billion To Go
MODELING CONTEST: Predicting loan group category for peer-2-peer lending
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The peer to peer (p2p) lending industry has grown considerably since 2009. Information about being part of groups or having friends within Prosper platform plays an important role in peer to peer...

CrowdANALYTIXSep 27, 2012 11:25 am GMT2185 views
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MODELING CONTEST: Predicting loan group category for peer-2-peer lending
ATL Debate: Should This Graduate Of A Top Law School Solicit Donations To Pay Off His Student Loan Debt?
article Crowdfunding

Crowdsourcing seems to be one of the new strategies. Today, we heard from a 30-year-old graduate of an elite law school who is still living with his parents. He has turned to the internet for...

Jayne AnnOct 02, 2012 06:31 am GMT1907 views
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ATL Debate: Should This Graduate Of A Top Law School Solicit Donations To Pay Off His Student Loan Debt?
Small Business Loans: A Great Option...Unless You Actually Need Money
article Crowdfunding

Here are the advantages of Equity Capital over Debt Capital: 1. Greater flexibility. Almost all loans come with covenants, which restrict a business’ activities such as the amount of capital...

Benjamin FosselNov 15, 2012 10:35 am GMT1879 views
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Small Business Loans: A Great Option...Unless You Actually Need Money
Kiva Touches One Million Lives Worldwide With Crowdfunded Loans
document Crowdfunding

Kiva is continuing to innovate through their new pilot project, Kiva Zip, currently operating in the U.S. and Kenya. Kiva Zip enables anyone -- organizations or individuals who care about small...

Jason RobbinsMar 18, 2013 12:33 pm GMT1301 views
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Kiva Touches One Million Lives Worldwide With Crowdfunded Loans
A new way to crowdsource your student loans
article Crowdfunding

This unique lending model is gaining traction with schools, investors and borrowers. In 2012, it made $100 million in loans to students from 78 schools. “Now we’re aiming to fund $750 million in...

Pablo BracciniJul 28, 2013 12:50 pm GMT1216 views
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A new way to crowdsource your student loans
Is Crowdfunding the Ideal Bank Loan Alternative?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

According to a new report written by Nathaniel Karp, BBVA Compass’ Chief Economist, banks may integrate crowdfunding into their own programs. Although there are many risks involved in doing so,...

CrowdClanDec 16, 2013 12:20 am GMT1045 views
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Is Crowdfunding the Ideal Bank Loan Alternative?
Types of Loans Available through Debt Crowdfunding
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

For those familiar only with rewards- and donation-based crowdfunding, the debt crowdfunding process may feel alien. Before listing on a portal, applicants must submit tons of financial and...

CrowdClanApr 19, 2014 05:57 am GMT1774 views
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Types of Loans Available through Debt Crowdfunding
Lending Club Originates $400 Million in Personal Loans
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In addition to passing the $200 million, $300 million and $400 million milestones, 2011 highlights for Lending Club have included welcoming Union Square Ventures as an equity investor and partner,...

Jayne AnnNov 04, 2011 01:14 am GMT2733 views
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Lending Club Originates $400 Million in Personal Loans
Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans
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The new Kiva Zip lets you lend directly to a real person,with a higher chance it won’t get paid back.It’s a vast experiment in online trust and it could change the face of microfinance.“This is...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 13, 2012 09:39 pm GMT2171 views
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Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans
Planning Financial Independence
blog Crowdfunding

Following the dawn of recession and the so affected industries the people of UK are suffering the beat of financial instability . P2P lending has brought about a social platform where, people do...

Paul TorresJan 17, 2012 12:57 pm GMT1724 views
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Planning Financial Independence
A $125,000 in loans made to young Arab entrepreneurs through micro-lending site Kiva to be matched
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Kiva's partnership with Silatech is not only shedding light on some of the young Arab entrepreneurs who are attempting to raise funds for their projects, it is also ensuring that they walk...

Benjamin FosselMar 13, 2012 03:02 am GMT1506 views
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A $125,000 in loans made to young Arab entrepreneurs through micro-lending site Kiva to be matched
Trouble getting a loan? Congress considers crowdfunding as a solution for business owners
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But, considering the overwhelming bipartisan support in the House, chances seem good that crowdfunding will make it through the Senate. “These initiatives will inject capital throughout the...

Marco TorquatiMar 18, 2012 09:11 pm GMT1614 views
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Trouble getting a loan? Congress considers crowdfunding as a solution for business owners
Working the Crowd: How USAID Leveraged Free Labor to Map a Loan Program's Effectiveness
document Distributed Knowledge

The Geocenter recently tapped 145 volunteers to help pull together a map of loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries backed by USAID’s Development Credit Authority. The resulting map...

Jayne AnnJun 30, 2012 07:34 am GMT1020 views
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Working the Crowd: How USAID Leveraged Free Labor to Map a Loan Program's Effectiveness
4 Reasons Crowdfunding Is A Better Solution Than a Small Business Loan
document Crowdfunding

This marketing potential is a unique upside for any crowdfunding campaign conducted via an online platform like Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Unlike a rejected loan application, even a failed...

Samuel BennettAug 07, 2012 02:53 am GMT1396 views
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4 Reasons Crowdfunding Is A Better Solution Than a Small Business Loan
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