It can be difficult to find good independent information on person-to-person loans from Swedish sources. The phenomenon is still in the starting pits here at home, even though it has been in the USA, the UK and Germany since 2007. A search for peer-to-peer Lending can therefore be a good alternative.
The marketplaces and their process are relatively similar
However, the marketplaces and their process are relatively similar all over the world, which means that tips regarding the rest of the world are of interest to Lenders at Othello as well.
The following blogs are a good start for tips on strategies and deeper insights into person-to-person loans:
The largest sites targeted at investors in person-to-person loans
Lend Academy One of the largest sites targeted at investors in person-to-person loans. There is also some info for borrowers though. Very profound strategies. Mainly aimed at Prosper and Lending Club in the US, but many principles can be applied to investments with Othello. Written by Peter Renton who is a bit of a peer-to-peer lending guru.
Orchard Blog One of the leading voices in peer-to-peer lending. Orchard is very targeted at institutional investors, but their blog is very interesting for everyone.
Peer & Social Lending A good blog about borrowing and lending at Lending Club.
Another great and popular blog about investing in person-to-person loans
Good Finance Another great and popular blog about investing in person-to-person loans. Like Creditacademy.com, Good Finance is focused on Prosper and Lending club, but also talks a lot about the industry as a whole and general strategies for investors.
P2P Money Blog (UK) UK-based blog with good industry summaries
P2P-Banking Good blog with industry news and relevant interviews. Frequently updated.
Foreign competitors’ blogs
Prosper.com Official Blog
LendingClub.com Official Blog
Zopa (UK) Official Blog
Dagens Industri Digitalpodden Very good podcast from today’s industry about new digital technology, often talks about person-to-person loans and crowdfunding