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New lending idea saves jobs and makes banks irrelevant
document Crowdfunding

The Bank of England thinks this 'social lending' is the future. "Small peer-to-peer lenders like Zopa and Funding Circle could in time replace high street banks," its head of...

Samuel BennettApr 23, 2012 06:06 am GMT925 views
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New lending idea saves jobs and makes banks irrelevant
Lending 2.0 (A Guide to Peer-to-Peer Loans for Borrowers) Infographic
document Crowdfunding

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 GMT4397 views
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Lending 2.0 (A Guide to Peer-to-Peer Loans for Borrowers) Infographic
Lending Club’s $1 Billion Shelf Registration Statement Declared Effective
document Crowdfunding

“We are excited to start operating today under a new registration statement,” said Lending Club CEO, Renaud Laplanche. “With this new offering we will continue to provide investors direct access...

Pablo BracciniJun 05, 2012 06:40 am GMT1365 views
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Lending Club’s $1 Billion Shelf Registration Statement Declared Effective
Transcript of Our Second Crowdfunding Live Chat
Crowdfunding

Here's every word of our second crowdfunding live chat, this one on what's legal and when under the JOBS Act.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 25, 2012 01:16 pm GMT5119 views
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Peer-to-Peer Lenders Take Banks Out of the Credit Equation
document Crowdfunding

As Prosper and LendingClub grow, they are becoming more sophisticated at assessing risks and alleviating fraud concerns. Big venture capitalists are backing Prosper in a new round of funding, so...

Jason RobbinsOct 12, 2011 03:26 pm GMT2226 views
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Peer-to-Peer Lenders Take Banks Out of the Credit Equation
Lending Club Originates $400 Million in Personal Loans
document Crowdfunding

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 GMT2534 views
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Lending Club Originates $400 Million in Personal 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 GMT1630 views
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Planning Financial Independence
The JOBS Act: Economic Boon or Peril?
Crowdfunding

Signed into law by President Obama on April 5, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act legalizes crowdfund investing in the United States. When the Securities and Exchange Commission’s nine-month legislative review process concludes, entrepreneurs across the country will be able to solicit and collect investments for their startups and small businesses via the Internet. But is the JOBS Act a beneficial piece of legislation for the average American? The bill’s ardent supporters argue it will democratize finance for the 99 percent and ameliorate the United States’ sputtering economy, while its loudest critics claim it will pave the way for another financial crisis. Whether the JOBS Act improves or depresses the American economy, it will fundamentally alter the country’s business ecosystem. It is, as President Obama called it, a “game-changer.”

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Eric BlattbergApr 30, 2012 09:05 pm GMT12933 views
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Crowdfunding Moves to the Middle
Crowdfunding

Joy Schoffler, founder of Leverage PR and board member of the crowdfunding professional associations CfPA and CFIRA, writes in to discuss why the middle market sees a big opportunity in crowdfunding.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 27, 2013 05:13 pm GMT4068 views
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Yes-secure
site Crowdfunding / Lending

YES-secure.com is a web-based social person-to-person lending service where one person can lend money to numerous other people even though they are complete strangers to each other. YES-secure.com...

Luis Enrique MoralesMar 23, 2011 11:56 pm GMT1775 views
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Yes-secure
Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans
document Crowdfunding

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 GMT1976 views
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Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans
Crowdfunding on Reuters with BankToTheFuture.com
video Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Reuters on the road interview Simon Dixon, CEO of BankToTheFuture.com on crowdfunding, crowdinvesting and crowdlending with Bank To The Future. BankToTheFuture.com founder, Simon Dixon, tells...

Simon DixonSep 26, 2012 12:50 pm GMT2535 views
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Crowdfunding on Reuters with BankToTheFuture.com
Three Things Broken in Investment Crowdfunding That SEC Regulations Won't Fix
Crowdfunding

Hopes being placed on prospective SEC regulations are based on a false promise. Non-accredited investment crowdfunding under the JOBS Act was never meant to actually work.

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William CarletonJan 07, 2013 02:30 pm GMT4060 views
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Crowdsourcing iPhone App Lets Sighted People Lend Their Eyes to the Blind
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

With VizWiz, the blind can take a picture, ask a question, and get an answer back from a real person in seconds, the blind will be able to read menus, identify canned foods, and tell whether that...

Archenette EvangelioMay 12, 2011 11:29 pm GMT2493 views
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Crowdsourcing iPhone App Lets Sighted People Lend Their Eyes to the Blind
CivilisedMoney Puts Your Money in Your Hands
document Crowdfunding

Neil Crofts, co-founder CivilisedMoney, says: “CivilisedMoney and people-to-people internet services give people the opportunity to come together to create a fresh financial future. One that is...

Katherine BylesOct 06, 2011 08:59 pm GMT1677 views
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CivilisedMoney Puts Your Money in Your Hands
civilisedmoney crowdfunds for a new kind of bank in just 9 days
document Crowdfunding

civilisedmoney uses people-to-people technology and networks to fund projects and power business start ups and expansions. It will shortly provide consumer lending and borrowing plus new products...

Katherine BylesNov 10, 2011 11:25 pm GMT2524 views
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civilisedmoney crowdfunds for a new kind of bank in just 9 days
Lainaaja.fi
site Crowdfunding / Lending

Lainaaja is the first Finnish person-to-person lending company. Their goal is to give their customers an alternative to expensive consumer loans and chance to make high yielding investment.

Archenette EvangelioDec 04, 2011 07:15 pm GMT1095 views
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Lainaaja.fi
Funding Circle, a Kickstarter for SMBs, Picks Up $16M From Index, Union Square Ventures
document Crowdfunding

Funding Circle offers a couple of basic models to would-be users of the service, taking a £1,200 transaction fee in the process: one person can fund many different projects; and one business can...

Harshida PatelApr 01, 2012 01:00 pm GMT1648 views
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Funding Circle, a Kickstarter for SMBs, Picks Up $16M From Index, Union Square Ventures
Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform SoMoLend Closes a $1 Million Round
Crowdfunding

This week, peer-to-peer online lending platform SoMoLend closed a $1.17 million dollar investment round led by a non-profit Cincinnati based venture investment group.

After offering my congratulations, I posed a few questions to SoMoLend founder Candace Klein:

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Eric MackMay 18, 2012 06:04 pm GMT4246 views
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Crowdfunding: A Real Alternative to Small Business Loans?
article Crowdfunding

There are four basic crowdfunding models, explains Liz Kulik, co-founder and CEO of ProHatch, a crowdfunding incubator: -Donations: Donors give money for a cause or event, with no expectation...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 25, 2013 02:03 pm GMT2873 views
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Crowdfunding: A Real Alternative to Small Business Loans?
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