New LendingCalc White Paper Examines Opportunities in SE Asian Marketplace Lending

Author Terry Tse Provides Practical Advice About How to Select Best P2P Platforms LendingCalc, Inc., a direct investment platform providing global access to digital specialty finance for institutional investors, has released a new white paper examining the investment opportunities within the growing marketplace lending sector in Asia. The paper was written by newly appointed strategic adviser, Read more about New LendingCalc White Paper Examines Opportunities in SE Asian Marketplace Lending[…]

Marketplace Lending: The Asia Experience

Introduction Marketplace lending is blossoming in Asia, following the trend in China where over 2000 platforms are purportedly open for business. The majority of Asian platforms were founded in or after 2015, a few years after the Chinese boom, and are able to incorporate the lessons learned from the Chinese market. This is also facilitated Read more about Marketplace Lending: The Asia Experience[…]

What Big Data Thinks About P2P Loans

Executive Summary: Peer to peer services have been growing in popularity in the past decade. New lending marketplaces have seen an equally substantial growth even as they have strayed from the P2P standard.  The global marketplace loan market has seen a near tenfold increase in loan origination since 2010.  A key advantage driving the growth of Read more about What Big Data Thinks About P2P Loans[…]

Three Layers of FinTech

Article was originally published in Caijing. Synopsis Fintech has become the darling of the VC world over the past few years including a number of technologies such as crowdfunding, blockchain, and robo-advisory. At the same time, it is an all-encompassing term that has eluded definition. Worse, industry participants tend to conflate finance and the technology Read more about Three Layers of FinTech[…]

A Machine Learning Approach to Selecting P2P Loans

The growth of P2P lending has brought with it an exciting opportunity for investors to create and deploy their own credit scoring models in building their loan portfolios. The appeal here is obvious due, in large part, to the investor’s ability to refine and target profitable “pockets” of loans that simple combinations of filters would Read more about A Machine Learning Approach to Selecting P2P Loans[…]