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Marketplace 2.0

Online marketplace lending platforms are offering compelling new ways for consumers and businesses to obtain loans. Driven by innovations in financial technology (FinTech) that have created dramatic efficiencies, these platforms have changed the face of financial services. According to a KPMG report, the U.S. online alternative finance industry originated $36.4 billion in loans in 2015, up from $11.6 billion in 2014. This segment of the finance industry has obviously been expanding rapidly and we anticipate this expansion will continue. Just as FinTech has created new online lending models, crowdfunding has created new models for equity investing, donations, and rewards. A …


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