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Lending Times’ TOP 24 most important charts for online lending

Lending Times has collected the most interesting charts and graphs that we believe showcase the p2p, marketplace and online lending industry. As in any industry there are good parts, bad parts, good news and bad news. We tried to encompass them all. We hope this selection will allow viewers to get a quick , deep and complete snapshot of our industry.

#1 What value do online lenders add to the finance world ?


Source: Orchard Platform. Link to the article where the graph first appeared.

#2 The size of the Online Loan securitization market vs the height of the mortgage-backed securitization market. There is plenty of space for growth.
bloomberg 4

#3 How banks feel about trends in fintech and their response.

pwc 4

#4 The banks have already responded and are taking actions.

#5 Different business models for online lenders lead to different profitability.
ondeck balance sheet accounting

Source: Seeking Alpha

#6 Lending Club’s crisis effect on volumes
LC retail sold volumes

#7 The overall charge-off rates for credit cards at banks and trends.charge off rate on credit card top 100 banks

#8 Investment sources for fintechs : capital is the life line.Quarterly-Global-Financing-Trends-to-VC-Backed-Fintech-Companies-768x374


#9 Desktop vs website vs mobile technology, what to use ?app-vs-mobile-web-768x396

#10 The bottom of the online lending bubble ?
marketplace lendnig layoffs

#11 Consumer perception of p2p risk

p2p lending risk evaluation

#12 Goldman Sachs’ funding mix change

Goldman capital sources

Source: Financial Times

#13 US MPL Annual loan volume, USD in millions, 2011-2015us-mpl-annual-loan-volumes


#14 UK MPL annual loan volume, GBP millions, 2010-2015



#15 Drivers behind usage of MPLs to borrow money, retail consumers



#16 Cost economics of illustrative bank and MPL loans



#17 Cost of funding an unsecured personal loan : banks vs MPLs, current and normalized credit environments



#18th P2p Lending Volume in the UK


Source : Alt Fi

#19th US Unemployment and Credi tCard Charge Off rates

unemployment credit cards

Source: TechCrunch

#20st Fintech Bank Partnerships table


Source: Lend Academy


 #21st P2P Market volume by country

#22nd European online alternative lending market volumes

#23rd European online alternative finance market volumes

#24th Default rates over time

delinquencies by loan type

About the author

George Popescu

Serial entrepreneur.

I sold and exited my most successful company, Boston Technologies (BT) group, in 2014. BT was a technology, market maker, high-frequency trading and inter-broker broker-dealer in the FX Spot, precious metals and CFDs space company. I was the Founder and CEO which I boot-strapped from $0 to a $20+ million in revenue without any equity investment. BT has been #1 fastest growing company in Boston in 2011 according to the Boston Business Journal and the only company being in top 10 fastest in 2012-13 as it was #5 in 2012. BT has been on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for 4 years in a row ( #143, #373, #897 and #1270). After the company sale in July 2014 until February 2015 I was Head-of-Strategy for Currency Mountain ( ), a USD 100 million+ holding company focused on retail and medium institutional currencies, precious metals, stocks, fixed income and commodities businesses.

• Over the last 10 years, I founded 10 companies in online lending, craft beer brewery, exotic sports car rental space, hedge funds, peer-reviewed scientific journal ( Journal of Cellular and Molecular medicine…) and more. I advised 30+ early stage start-ups in different fields. I was also a mentor at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Services and Techstart Fintech in NY.

• Previously I obtained 3 Master's Degrees: a Master's of Science from MIT working on 3D printing, a Master’s in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supelec, France and a Master's in Nanosciences from Paris XI University. Previously I worked as a visiting scientist at MIT in Bio-engineering for 2 years. I had 3 undergrad majors: Maths, Physics and Chemistry. My scientific career led to about 10 publications and patents.

• On the business side, Boston Business Journal has named me in the top 40 under 40 in 2012 in recognition of his business achievements.

• I am originally from Romania and grew up in Paris, France.

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