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Peer Pressure To Repay Crowdfunded Loans

Crowdfunding debt has taken a new turn with Vouch. Backed by VC’s and started by ex-PayPal and ex-Prosper execs (with Silicon Valley connections), the more folks who will guarantee a portion of your loan, the high your debt and the … Continue reading

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P-2-P Crowdfunding Lender Criticized

As noted recently, crowdfunder Lending Club has filed to for an IPO. The Wall Street Journal‘s Heard on the Street column has knocked Lending Club’s business model as having strong moral hazard. Saying that it “bears an uncanny resemblance to … Continue reading

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Japan Turns to Crowdfunding As Lenders Shy

Putting sleeping money to work using crowdfunding is now catching fire in Japan. When banks won’t lend, some have turned to seek funding from the crowd. Although not big stock market investors, the public is being enticed to lend money … Continue reading

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