MonJa Monthly News Update- May 2017

Another productive month passed by so fast. Did you know that April is the National Financial Literacy Month in the United States? Please read some of the most exciting marketplace lending news we’ve gathered all in one place for your convenience. This month FundingSecure launches IFISA, Peter Renton talks about 5 success factors for New […]

MonJa Monthly News Update- April 2017

What a month it’s been! Read about Winners of LendIt USA 2017, Fantastical World of Chinese Marketplace Lending Promotions, MonJa announcing daily pricing for marketplace loans, James Wu speaking to Fintech Finance at LendIt, and why Excitement builds among alternative lenders. Please enjoy! Industry News: 03-01-2017- Prominent Fintech Investor & Prosper President Ron Suber Invests […]

MonJa Monthly News Update- March 2017

Following a record month for consumer focused P2P lenders, and the continued growth of lending leaders like Funding Circle and Prosper, March holds exciting promise for the marketplace lending world, beginning with the upcoming LendIt Conference 2017 in New York. Industry News: 02-02-2017- Billionaire Dan Loeb Is Preparing To Make A Major Bet On Marketplace […]

The State of Federal Regulation in Marketplace Lending

As our team prepares to attend LendIt 2017, the World’s Biggest Show in Lending and Fintech in New York next month, we find ourselves thinking about the current state of federal regulation in marketplace lending. In industry news today, there’s a lot of buzz regarding updates to the special purpose fintech charter announced by the Office […]

MonJa Monthly News Update- February 2017

In this month’s news update, LendingHome and Funding Circle celebrate successes in the industry, the recent Lending Club deal is explored, and market predictions for 2017 (platform consolidation, greater regulation) are unveiled. Industry News: 01-02-2017- Crowdfunding & Fintech Predictions for 2017 (Crowdfund Insider) 01-03-2017- Three Tech Trends That Will Impact Small Business Lending (Forbes) 01-03-2017-Five […]

MonJa Monthly News Update- January 2017

Here are some of the top stories and trends of December 2016 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 12-01-2016- THE RAPID GROWTH OF ALTERNATIVE FINANCE (International Banker) 12-01-2016- How Fintech Companies Can Capture The Millennial Market (Forbes) 12-02-2016- New Fintech Charter Proposed by the OCC (Lend Academy) 12-04-2016- Peer-to-peer lenders are blurring […]

Liquidity & The Secondary Market: Highlights From IMN's 2nd Annual Investors' Conference on Marketplace Lending

  Earlier this month, the Information Management Network (IMN) brought together online lending platforms, asset managers, senior lenders, regulators, fixed income investors, and others at the 2nd Annual Investors’ Conference on Marketplace Lending in New York. In addition to discussions on sustainable financing, composite lending, and risk management, as well as a year-end review of […]

MonJa Monthly News Update- December 2016

Here are some of the top stories and trends of November 2016 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 11-02-2016- Banks No Longer Make the Bulk of U.S. Mortgages (WSJ) 11-02-2016- Will Fintech Create A New Silicon Valley in Asia? (benzinga) 11-03-2016- Equity Crowdfunding Evangelist Victoria Silchenko: We Have Witnessed Unprecedented Growth in […]

Life After Lending Club: How The Market Is Responding To The Problems Of 2016

2016 has been quite the year for marketplace lending — beginning with Lending Club’s troubles in May, whose effects have rippled throughout the rest of the year, and continuing with external political factors affecting the global market (read: Brexit in June, the U.S. election in November). It has certainly been a difficult year for all […]

MonJa Monthly News Update- November 2016

Here are some of the top stories and trends of October 2016 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 10-02-2016- Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Holds Standout Inaugural Conference (Crowdfund Insider) 10-03-2016- International P2P Lending Services – Loan Volumes September 2016 (p2p-banking) 10-04-2016- Oleg Seydak on Blackmoon & Marketplace Lending as a Service […]