Q&A with Eric Thaller, Prosper Marketplace

By Max Adams
15 Sep 2015

This year is shaping up to be a breakout year for marketplace lending. Lenders are once again on track to double their origination volumes and more platforms having been tapping securitization as a funding source. Total loan originations could hit $25bn this year, up from $11bn in 2014, and the year so far has seen nearly $1.6bn of loans securitized, up from around $900m last year.

Q&A with Eric Thaller, Prosper Marketplace

Despite the growing momentum, or perhaps because of it, the market is now facing more headwinds than ever before. Regulators, realizing that these platforms are here to stay, have begun scrutinizing them more heavily, and a court ...

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