Here are some of the top stories and trends of June 2017 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers:

Industry News:

06-05-2017- Is Marketplace Lending a Safer Investment Than the Stock Market? (National Real Estate Investor)

06-06-2017- Act Two: Renaud Laplanche Joins LendIt’s Lang Di Fintech as Keynote Speaker (Crowdfund Insider)  

06-12-2017- What do the most up-to-date numbers in marketplace lending tell us? (altfi)

06-12-2017- Two institutional investors increasing stakes in Funding Circle and Honeycomb investment trusts (altfi)

06-20-2017- Alternative Lenders Spread Their Wings Internationally (Debanked)

06-22-2017- Indonesian P2P Fintech Startup Modalku Becomes Fully Registered With the OJK (Crowdfund Insider)  

06-26-2017- Fiserv partners with fintech startup to launch digital adviser (American Banker)

06-28-2017- New EY Report Highlights Fintech Adoption Rates (Lend Academy)

06-28-2017- Are the UK’s alternative lenders ready to publish APRs? (altfi)

Platform News:

06-01-2017- Peer-to-peer lending giant Zopa confirms £32m fundraise (altfi)

06-26-2017- LendingClub closes landmark $279.4m securitisation (altfi)

06-26-2017-  Pay attention: LendingClub’s first securitization is a big deal (American Banker)

06-27-2017- Ethical peer-to-peer investment platform launches first campaign for listed company (altfi)

06-28-2017- Square Capital ramps up lending to customers of small businesses (bizjournals)

06-29-2017- Ron Suber, Prosper President and Industry Legend, Stepping Down (Lend Academy)

06-29-2017- This Online Lender Uses Data Analytics To Serve Borrowers Who Lack Credit Scores (Fast Company)

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