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I would never pay that!

In today’s low yield environment, people get sticker shock when they hear about borrowing costs, especially when it comes to alternative financings being higher than 4%… What a joke.

JP is a friend of mine that runs a small fix and flip, REO real estate fund. He does it via a hedge fund whereby the investors […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Efficiency is Beautiful… For Some

As the marketplace lending landscape continues to take shape and disrupt traditional financial incumbents, I’m reminded of my days running a trading desk, where I witnessed first hand the disruptive power of increased efficiencies in a marketplace.When I first started trading, stocks were quoted in 1/4’s. That means that if you could buy 1000 shares […]

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Why I Hate the Term Shadow Banking

On my flight to the World Cup this summer, I read an article in the June 18th issue of the Financial Times called “Tough Choices Confront Traditional Lenders”. In it, author Tom Branthworate comments on the lingering effects of the 2008 crisis; mainly, that traditional lenders “are reluctant to lend because their balance sheets are […]

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Why We Started Yield Crowd

When I first started hearing about the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) back in 2011-2012, I immediately felt it would be a game changer. The promise that a whole range of people would now have access to opportunities normally reserved for professional investors and financial institutions sounded incredibly exciting. It represented a move […]

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Why Crowdfunding Asset Based Products?

Asset-based lending allows small to midsized businesses to borrow against their unpaid invoices through the power of crowdfunding.

Assets based lending (ABL) produces money against a range of resources to increase a business’ income, mixing a wide range of asset backed products to bring highest possible gain for customers.

It provides businesses with immediate funds and continuing […]

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