“The peer-to-peer lending opportunity is not one that is at the top of our list,” Richard Fairbank, the chief executive of Capital One, told analysts in a conference call this month. “There are a number of other really clever things that are happening with startups that we’re a lot more interested in.”
Crowdfunding is a powerful tool for innovation and we shouldn’t be satisfied with a government that wants to hold it back.
BitLendingClub, a Bulgarian Bitcoin crowd lending platform, has announced that they have received a $200,000 seed investment from the European VC fund LAUNCHub. Launchub is a seed fund that invests in European digital startups. BitLendingClub is a peer-to-peer platform that allows Bitcoin lenders to lend Bitcoin borrowers.
Instant loans via online analysis and delivery Kathryn Petralia and her Kabbage teammates have expanded their online “garden” with Karrot (…).
The world’s most powerful man, largest bond fund manager and second or fourth best university (depending on on’s preferred ranking) would not have entrusted the fate of billions of dollars to somebody who could not see round the next corner.
UK based peer to peer lending platform Funding Circle has announced a partnership with global consulting firm PWC to support more UK businesses access capital.
Nicola Horlick: Supermum pushes P2P Self-styled City supermum Nicola Horlick has moved â not without the odd stumble â from fund manager to film and restaurant backer to the fashionable business of peer-to-peer lending, known as crowdfunding.
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