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Peer-to-Peer Lending

Consumer Crowdlending: From Niche to Mass Market

Consumer crowdlending or p2p consumer lending covers unsecured loans to private individuals funded by either individuals or institutional funders. The loans can have a high

Peer-to-Peer Lending

What is P2P Lending “Skin in the Game”?

Skin in the game in p2p lending is a term used to describe the situation where P2P loan originators are risking losing their own money

Peer-to-Peer Lending

Diversification in P2P Lending

What is Diversification? Diversification is a risk management technique used to create variety in the investments of your portfolio. The idea behind diversification techniques to

Peer-to-Peer Lending

What is a Loan Orginator in P2P Lending?

In peer-to-peer lending, a Loan Originator (LO) is a sales entity that uses marketing to acquire borrowers looking for a loan. Loan originators are acting