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Small Businesses and Why They Represent The Last Straw For Community Banks

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Alternative Lending is now mainstream with SoFi, Lending Club and Prosper capturing the imagination of the millennial generation disillusioned by the banking sector after the financial crisis of 2008-09.   A report by the Judge Cambridge Business School highlights the fact that fintech consumer lending is now a big part of the consumer lending landscape. The Consumer lending segment ended …

Monthly News Update- May 2018

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Here are some of the top stories and trends of April 2018 for online lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 04-02-2018 Online marketplaces for loans are growing rapidly.  Should banks be worried? (Harding Loevner) 04-02-2018 In China a new round of regulations are coming in June that will cause yet more disruption in the p2plending industry there.  (Financial Times) …

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MonJa’s Small Business Lending Interview Series: Christopher Hurn, Founder/CEO of Fountainhead Commercial Capital

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Please welcome our new guest of MonJa’s Small Business Lending Interview Series. In these interviews with industry leaders, we cover their stories of success, challenges, and secrets of their competitive advantages in small business lending arena, as well as their perspectives on the online lending industry overall. This time we are welcoming a new guest: Christopher Hurn, Founder and CEO of Fountainhead Commercial Capital. Chris ...

Monthly News Update- April 2018

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Here are some of the top stories and trends of March 2018 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 03-01-2018 The FCA authorized a fintech comparison app. (altfi) 03-01-2018 How to choose the best bitcoin or cryptocurrency exchange? (CNBC) 03-02-2018 The 5 undeniable truths of digital banking. (FinancialBrand) 03-05-2018 Credit card delinquencies at small banks rise sharply while …

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MonJa’s Small Business Lending Interview Series: Krista Morgan, CEO and Co-Founder of P2Binvestor

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Please welcome one more precious interview in MonJa’s new project: Small Business Lending Interview Series. For those who are new, during these interviews with industry leaders, we cover their stories of success, challenges, and secrets of their competitive advantages in small business lending arena, as well as their perspectives on the online lending industry overall. This time we are welcoming …

Monthly News Update- March 2018

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Here are some of the top stories and trends of February 2018 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 02-05-2018- Highlights from the 2018 Paris Fintech Forum (Crowdfund Insider) 02-05-2018- State regulators will soon begin offering a simpler licensing process for fintech firms to operate across multiple states (American Banker) 02-06-2018- U.S. states join forces on fintech licenses …

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MonJa’s Small Business Lending Interview Series: Rohit Arora, CEO and Co-Founder of Biz2Credit

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We continue introducing MonJa’s new project: Small Business Lending Interview Series. During these interviews with industry leaders, we will cover their stories of success, challenges they overcome, and secrets of their competitive advantages in small business lending arena, as well as their perspectives on the online lending industry. This time we are  welcoming our second guest: Rohit Arora, CEO and Co-Founder of Biz2Credit. About the company: Biz2Credit is …

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MonJa’s Small Business Lending Interview Series: Brett Baris, CEO and Co-Founder of Credibility Capital

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We are excited to introduce MonJa’s new project: Small Business Lending Interview Series. During these interviews with industry leaders, we will cover their stories of success, challenges they overcome, and secrets of their competitive advantages in small business lending arena, as well as their perspectives on the online lending industry. We are very honored and pleased to welcome our first …

Monthly News Update- February 2018

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Here are some of the top stories and trends of January 2018 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers: Industry News: 01-02-2018- Victory Park Capital fund exits Prosper loans (altfi)   01-02-2018- Marketplace Lending Predictions for 2018 (Lend Academy) 01-04-2018- Treasury clarifies whether P2P lending constitutes deposit-taking (altfi)   01-04-2018- Looking at 2018: A Discussion with Ron Suber (Crowdfund Insider) …

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MonJa @ Opal Group’s Marketplace Lending and Alternative Financing Summit

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James Wu, MonJa’s CEO and Co-Founder, recently attended the 3-day Marketplace Lending and Alternative Financing Summit. The summit was an endeavor to create a platform for dialogue and education for all the stakeholders involved in the Marketplace Lending (MPL) ecosystem. The who’s who of the alternative lending industry were gathered to share their insights on the newest techniques to maximize …