Nice overview of the lending landscape also showing how it has changed. Perhaps the most important shift in online lending is the growing participation by traditional finance firms.
As the online lending universe has moved from peer to peer lending, to marketplace lending to all forms of online lending, the Lendscape has changed and grown. Perhaps the most important shift in online lending is the growing participation by traditional finance firms. Not too long ago, traditional finance was politely chatting about partnering or investing in existing online lending platforms. The launch of Marcus by Goldman Sachs proved that an old dog financial firm could step up to the plate and be creative. It also put pure play online lenders on notice that they cannot sit still, they must improve existing services and add more value to keep existing customers happy and to lure in more.