Building a Borrower Funnel (Part 3) - The Credit Service

It's been over half a year since I last posted about building a borrower funnel - but let’s get back into it. The credit service is pretty straight forward - pull a credit report for given user information, parse it, and return the report as well as any other…

Real Estate Crowd Funding Platform Round up

The LendIt Conference in New York this year just released their agenda, with an entire track dedicated to real estate online lending. I figured it's a good time to share some of the research I've had done and some of my general thoughts. First, if you’re really into learning…

White Label Loan Origination Platform by Insikt

In December Insikt came out of stealth with their white label loan origination platform. James Gutierrez, Insikt's founder, wrote a lengthy blog post on why he started Insikt and what he sees as the future of online lending - it will be brands. I can't agree more. There isn't a…

Disintermediation in Esoteric Assets (Part 2)

Consumer lending is all over the place - if you ask me that market is getting crowded in the US (no pun intended). LC, Prosper, Upstart, Earnest, Peerform, etc. etc. Real Estate Lending is getting big with RealtyShares and Fundrise all taking 10's of millions of investment dollars and key…

50+ Real Estate Crowdfunding portals

I didn't compile this list, It's originally from the Huffington Post. Whew - that's a crowded space. aCrowd American Colonial Capital Fund American Homeowner Preservation AssetAvenue Blackhawk Investments Carlton Accredited Equity CCFG Investments Creative Equity Group CrowdMason CrowdStreet CrowdTranche CrowdVested CRWD DiversyFund EquityHunt ForeFund Capital Fquare Funding Hamptons Fundrise Gizmo…

Vouch.com - Another Consumer Lender

It's been a while since I've had a chance to write, but I've had a lot of ideas percolating, as well as a few series I started that I haven't had a chance to continue. I joined a new start up called Vouch.com - consumer lending for thin file…