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Gamification of Investing
www.livetradingnews.com

What is Gamification? Gamification is the process of applying game mechanics into non-gaming activities to achieve extraordinary results.

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Facing a ‘Blockbuster Moment’
thefinancialbrand.com

Banking must offer basic digital banking services for the increasingly mobile and digital consumer or face a ‘Blockbuster’ reality.

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Four Entrepreneurs Talk About the Fintech Revolution
www.bloomberg.com

There is no standardized valuation methodology for P2P loans. There is no mark to market. Funds use different valuation approaches. Also, there are asset and liability mismatches. Hedge funds may own pools of P2P loans with three- or five-year duration yet only offer quarterly liquidity.

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Why Lending Club Is Throwing Out the Banking Playbook
www.americanbanker.com

The San Francisco company hopes to lower its costs by driving out human intervention as much as possible. To get there, it has made the counterintuitive decision to locate its operations staff in one of the country’s most expensive cities.

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Dispelling the myths associated with P2P lending
www.ftadviser.com

‘Disintermediation’ makes P2P financially rewarding, according to Kevin Caley of ThinCats.

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Will crowdfunding have any impact on corporate venture capital?
crowdfundbeat.com

BOOK: Will crowdfunding have any impact on corporate venture capital?

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Q&A: Louise Beaumont of GLI Finance Talks FinTech
www.crowdfundinsider.com

 One of the UK’s leading figures in FinTech, Louise Beaumont is the head of public affairs and marketing at GLI Finance, a prominent investor in the AltFinance industry.

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Marketplace Lenders Are Narrow Threat in Mortgages … for Now
www.americanbanker.com

Intense regulation of owner-occupied loans and banks is largely responsible for the long turnaround times that traditional residential mortgage borrowers face, and a reason Manshoory said AssetAvenue has stayed out of that part of the market.

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