Mar 27, 2015
Explore Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P) in Episode 29 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio with Peter Renton of Lend Academy and Accredited Investor Markets Managing Editor, Alicia Purdy. Their discussion provides a broad overview of P2P lending, including how it compares to traditional lending methods, how P2P can be a win/win for everyone and what a 'win' looks like, typical investment horizons, strategies for the best returns and how P2P lending can complement an accredited investor's portfolio.
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About Peter Renton
Peter Renton is the founder of Lend Academy Media, the leading educational resource for the peer-to-peer (p2p) lending industry. His blog is the most widely read website about p2p lending and through his writing and video courses he has helped tens of thousands of people understand this new asset class. He is considered the world’s leading expert on p2p lending and often consults with companies looking to enter the space.
He is a partner and co-founder at Lend Academy Investments, an SEC registered investment adviser that offers investment solutions to individual investors. It is committed to delivering superior investment performance in the p2p and online lending lending industries.
He is also the co-founder of the LendIt Conference, the world’s first conference dedicated to the p2p and online lending industries and he is the author of The Lending Club Story, the definitive guide to the world’s largest p2p lender.
Peter Renton has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, San Francisco Business Times, NY Times, and dozens of finance blogs and smaller publications. His writing has appeared on Techcrunch, NetBanker, LearnBonds, Shareable, Investor Junkie, Free Money Finance and many more. He regularly speaks about peer to peer lending at industry conferences.
Previously, he has started and sold two companies in the label printing industry, including Lightning Labels which was the first all-digital label printer in the U.S. This company was sold to a public company in 2008.