During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech 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.
Preliminary 2017 Small Business Financing Leaderboard from deBanked – Which small business lending platforms loaned the most in 2017? deBanked has the answer with their annual leaderboard. Although if they shared their numbers PayPal and Amazon would also no doubt be on this list.
Include short-term loan repayment in credit scores from American Banker – Great piece by Sasha Orloff on how we can improve the credit scores of the subprime population. It is simply not good enough that short term loan payments are not included in credit scores today.
LendInvest unveils second retail bond from Peer2Peer Finance News – Leading UK property lender LendInvest has announced their second publicly traded bond issue following up from their successful issuance last August.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of Fintech Nexus, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.