NSR Invest and MonJa Announce Strategic Partnership

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MonJa will partner with NSR Invest to bring institutional analytics and performance reporting to financial advisors in peer-to-peer lending. This strategic partnership was announced in  Crowdfundinsider on September 28, 2015. Below is the original PRNewsWire release.

DENVER and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

NSR Invest, a leading peer-to-peer investment management platform, and MonJa, a leading provider of market insights for the peer-to-peer lending industry, announced today a strategic partnership to enhance the NSR Invest technology platform with MonJa’s institutional-caliber analytical tools to better manage peer-to-peer investments.

MonJa’s sophisticated analytics and bespoke loan selection algorithms will be tightly integrated into NSR Invest’s core platform, providing NSR Invest with added capabilities to manage financial advisors’ peer-to-peer investments for their clients.

“As peer-to-peer investing becomes more widely adopted by financial advisors and their clients, the need to bring institutional level analytics and performance reporting becomes more and more important,” said Bo Brustkern, CEO of NSR Invest. “We’re excited to extend our partnership with MonJa to bring these capabilities to our platform.”

Peer-to-peer investing is a rapidly growing asset class that is successfully diversifying client portfolios, dampening volatility, and delivering attractive fixed income returns. Due to these compelling portfolio management characteristics, there has been increasing demand by financial advisors and their clients to integrate peer-to-peer investments into their portfolios.

However, due to the complexities involved, industry experts and analysts recommend that advisors and their clients leverage the capabilities of experienced, third-party money managers who are deploying the latest technologies.

“We are looking forward to bringing our credit expertise in peer-to-peer lending to financial advisors,” said James Wu, CEO of MonJa. “Integrating our institutional technology, analytical and management capabilities with NSR Invest will create a compelling combination that will raise the bar for investing in this space.”

The NSR Invest and MonJa integration will also enhance the critical API connections needed to access peer-to-peer investments from the industry’s leading marketplaces, including Lending Club, Prosper and Funding Circle.

NSR Invest will be exhibiting at the upcoming Financial Planning Association (FPA) BE conference, to be held September 26-28, 2015 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Live demonstrations of the NSR Invest platform will be available, along with attendance of NSR Invest executives, including CEO Bo Brustkern.

About NSR Invest

NSR Invest is a leading investment specialist focused on the Peer-to-Peer Lending industry. Our mission is to help rebuild the fabric of our economy by providing a direct, guided connection between investors and borrowers, helping to streamline the inefficiencies of our financial system. We enable financial advisors to offer peer-to-peer lending investment opportunities to their clients, resulting in a positive impact on client wealth and the society in which we live. Through our advanced, proprietary technologies, financial advisors are able to create a positive impact while generating solid returns for their clients. The NSR Invest team is comprised of veterans and leaders in the peer-to-peer lending industry. The NSR platform was the first of its kind in the industry and continues to set the standard for stability and performance. In 2014, NSR Invest became a Registered Investment Advisor and is actively providing innovative peer-to-peer lending investment opportunities to financial advisors. To learn more, visit www.nsrinvest.com.

About MonJa

MonJa empowers institutional investors with market insights for peer-to-peer lending. Our investment tools enhance loan selection and streamline performance analytics for peer-to-peer loans, directing investment allocations so investors really understand what’s working in their portfolio. We specialize in loan strategy and portfolio analytics for our clients. Located in San Francisco, our team is a passionate group of credit & investment risk management veterans with a combined 50+ years of experience in investment analytic tools. Our core team previously worked at Morgan Stanley, MSCI Barra, RMS, and Wells Fargo. To learn more, visit www.monjaco.com.

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