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TC50: Everyday Investors Can Help Startups "IPO" On The Sprowtt Marketplace

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/sprowtt-marketplace-company-profile.jpg" width="198" height="62" /> <a href="http://www.techcrunch50.com/2009/sprowtt-marketplace">Tec

SEC Greenlights Prosper; P2P Lending Resumes In 14 States, More Coming

<a href="http://www.prosper.com/"><img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/prosper-logo.png" width="165" height="33" /></a>Good news for P2P lending and trading platform <a href="http://www

Kiva Brings Microlending Home To U.S. Entrepreneurs In Need

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/kiva.jpg" width="189" height="112" /> The financial crisis has made a lasting impact on small businesses around the world and here at

P2P Lending Marketplace Prosper Gets Off The Bench, Debuts Open Market Initiative

<a href="http://www.prosper.com/"><img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/prosper-logo.png" width="165" height="33" /></a><a href="http://www.prosper.com/">Prosper</a>, the people-to-peopl

Lending Club Gets A $12 Million Credibility Boost

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/lendingclub"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/lendingclublogo-215x72.png" width="215" height="72" /></a>P2P money lending service <a

SEC Outlines Its Reasoning For Shutting Down P2P Lender Prosper

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/prosper-logo.png" /> Last month, peer-to-peer lender <a href="http://www.prosper.com/">Prosper</a> stopped all new lending on its site because of <

Prosper And Other P2P Lenders Get Squeezed By The Credit Crunch

<a href="http://www.lendingstats.com/membershipGrowth"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/prosper-lending-stats.png" /></a> <a href="http://www.prosper.com/">Prosper</a>

GreenNote Offers More Peer-to-Peer Loans To Tackle the College Funding Gap

If you are having trouble paying for college, maybe you can hit up your social network for a loan. That’s the idea behind GreenNote, another peer-to-peer lending startup that is launching this w

P2P Loans GainingTraction. Lending Club Goes Nationwide

Despite sub-prime loan worries rocking the economy, peer-to-peer loans are gaining some traction. You’d think loans between individuals would be much riskier than loans from a bank, but it turns

Zopa To Launch In U.S.

U.K.-based peer to peer lending startup Zopa is gearing up for their U.S. launch. Reports of the launch have been circulating for some time (WSJ), but now it seems only days away. The service will be

Prosper Registers With SEC to Create a $500 Million Secondary Market in Peer-to-Peer Loans

One of the most disruptive startups in the financial industry is Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace. Since its launch in February, 2006, Prosper has attracted more than 450,000 members who ha

LendingClub To Close $10.26 Million Series A

Peer to peer lending service Lending Club will close a $10.26 million series A round of financing from Norwest Venture Partners and Canaan Partners tomorrow. This comes a few months after the company&

Prosper's P2P Lending Spreads To Asia

Peer to peer lending startup, Prosper, is expanding operations to Japan and other Asian countries as a shared partnership with Tokyo-based SBI Holdings, Inc. SBI will be helping prosper navigate Asia&

$20 Million For Prosper: P2P Lending

P2P lending site Prosper is doing well enough to swallow another $20 million in venture capital, the company is announcing today. The company has now raised $40 million in capital. The round was led b

Prosper.com To Announce Milestones Tuesday

On Tuesday Prosper.com, a person-to-person lending site that launched in February, will announce a couple of fairly significant milestones: 100,000 members and $20 million in funded loans. They reache

Prosper Launches – Social Lending

San Francisco-based Prosper launched today (Prosper was called Circleone during its stealth stage). Like London-based (and Benchmark funded) Zopa, Prosper is a marketplace for borrowers and lenders. I

CircleOne Rumored to Launch Soon

Update: February 5, 2006: CircleOne is now called Prosper. Rumors are flying that a super-stealth BenchMark backed company called CircleOne (also known as p2pcredit) will be launching as soon as this