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Karen Mills, Harvard: Regulate, But Allow Online Lending Market Space to Innovate

Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School Karen Gordon Mills along with VP of Strategy at Fundera, Brayden McCarthy, have recently posted a working paper on SME lending. Mills is also the former Administrator of the Small Business Administration – a post she held during the Obama administration just… Read More

Money360 Closes $2 Million Commercial Real Estate Loan on Peer to Peer Lending Platform

Money360, Inc., a peer-to-peer (P2P) real estate lending marketplace, has closed a $2 million commercial real estate loan crowdfunded by accredited investors. This was the third loan closed by Money360 in September. Money360 is on track to fund $25 million in peer-to-peer real estate loans before… Read More

Harvard: Prodigy Network is Democratizing Real Estate Investment

Last month Harvard Business School published a case study on the real estate crowdfunding platform Prodigy Network and its founder Rodrigo Niño.  Authors Karim Lakhani, Katja Hutter and Greta Priar, reviewed the dramatic rise of Prodigy Network and the vision of Niño that “crowdfunding will… Read More

Harvard Business School: CrowdWisdom or CrowdMadness?

This study, authored by Ethan Mollick of Wharton and Ramana Nanda of Harvard Business School, has recently been making the rounds.  Entitled; Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts, the polemic addresses the question of crowdwisdom or herd mentality.  This has been a… Read More

“The likelihood you would get funded is the same as the interest rate on Treasury bills”

You have got to love that quote. This is from an Interview on VentureBeat – where William Sahlman, professor of entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, was postulating on whether or not entrepreneurship could save “us”. Salman’s quote was in commenting on Kickstarter and Pebble, Let’s take… Read More

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