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Roundup of Social Lending News – September 15, 2012

by Peter Renton on September 15, 2012

During the week I share the latest p2p lending news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.

Random Thoughts - Introducing PeerCube: Smart Lending with Peer Insights for Lending Club (introducing a new analysis site for Lending Club investors).

Nickel Steamroller - September P2P Investing Update (long time blogger shares an update on his Lending Club and Prosper investments).

P2P Money Blog - Zopa to drop C and Y markets (Interesting move from Zopa in the UK in dropping their highest risk borrowers from now on).

Wall Street Journal - Student-Loan Online Start-Up Gets Financing (VC’s must see a big future for this new startup focusing on student loans – they just invested $77 million!).

Prosper to Retire - August 2012 | 25.53% Effective Annual ROI | 9.34% Overall Return with (New Prosper investor shares his progress).

Afluenta - AFLUENTA.COM RELEASES THE FIRST COLLABORATIVE FINANCIAL NETWORK IN LATINAMERICA (Press release about the first p2p lender launching in Argentina).

Everything Finance - P2P Lending With Lending Club: A Review (A new Lending Club investor shares some thoughts).

Nickel Steamroller - Boosting Your Prosper Automated Quick Invest Return With Sorting (Discusses the sorting feature when searching for loans on Prosper).

Prosper to Retire - P2P Lending 104 – How should I start? (Some ideas for new investors at Prosper).

Lending Tuber – Words with Lends (Presenting some analysis done on words used in the description field of Lending Club loans).

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Dan B September 15, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Much better roundup format. Thanks for incorporating the suggestions discussed last week.


Peter Renton September 16, 2012 at 10:12 am

You’re welcome. Glad you like the new format.


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