After more than 20 years in finance, Stu Lustman has spent the last 8 years writing about p2plending, fintech, and cryptocurrency. He is the author of P2P Investing 101: Why The Smart Money Invests in Peer to Peer Loans. Stu has a BA in Government from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. At P2P Market Data, Stu brings his experience to platform reviews with a crypto specialty, loan portfolio management, and ensuring the blog is an easy to understand, educational tool for p2p investors.
Cryptocurrency lending is a great opportunity for p2p lenders. It’s also potentially confusing. Here is a comprehensive comparison of the best and worst features of the two largest cryptocurrency lending platforms: Nexo and Celsius.
Celsius provides liquidity pool style investing so your funds go into the pool and they are loaned out to others. Celsius offers fixed-rate savings accounts in a regulated cryptocurrency business. Let’s take a look at the services Celsius offers.
Nexo offers fixed-rate savings accounts in an EU-regulated cryptocurrency business. Nexo loans your money like a bank does. Nexo puts your funds into a liquidity pool and loans it out to the borrowers. Let’s take a look at the services Nexo offers.
Governance is something traditional peer-to-peer lenders don’t spend much time thinking about. And it makes sense why we don’t. After all, most of the platforms we use are private companies and have their own private decision-making processes.
AAVE is one of the biggest and most interesting DeFi lending apps in the Ethereum ecosystem. They started back in 2017 as ETHLend. Then rebranded in 2020 to AAVE. It’s a great place to lend your crypto and it is the most used DeFi lending platform.
The cryptoeconomy is in my opinion one of the best places to lend your money. You can earn a good return and add diversification to your loan portfolio. But how do you get the crypto to lend out? One option is P2P Crypto Trading.
When it comes to crypto lending, we’ve mentioned that the platforms fall into either the DeFi or CeFi categories. Both are full of opportunities to lend at a profit, and I am going to discuss a CeFi opportunity with Binance today.
Why, as a P2P Investor, do you need to know about Liquidity Pools? The fastest-growing area of lending, and P2P investment opportunities, is in DeFi. And the foundation of how we lend in DeFi is through liquidity pools.
Cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance, known as DeFi, are a new, intriguing investment option for p2p investors. Large volatility in crypto currencies is a dilemma for many lenders. Learn how to earn interest on Stablecoins in this article.
BlockFi is one of the first crypto lending platforms to offer fixed rate savings accounts in a US regulated cryptocurrency business. Let’s deep-dive into the Crypto P2P Lending Platform BlockFi from an investors point of view.
The most significant innovations in p2p lending and fixed income investing are happening in the cryptoeconomy. It is offered through two main types of platforms: Centralized Financing (CeFi) platforms or Decentralized Financing (DeFi) platforms.
Like all investments, p2p lending carries some risk. And with that risk, a certain potential expected return. Every investment is somewhere on the risk/return scale. So where is p2p lending on the risk/return scale? Is P2P lending safe at all?
Crypto P2P lending allows you to earn an interest on cryptocurreny and tokens. Compared to traditional p2p platforms you get the added benefits of digital, programmable money that are cryptos like Bitcoin or Ethereum. How do you do crypto lending?
MyConstant is a crypto lending platform that allows you to lend in various cryptocurrencies from Bitcoin to stablecoins or fiat. You can earn returns using the liquidity pool with instant withdrawal or the flexible p2p crypto lending option.