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Recap: RECFEN & LA Marketplace Lending Meetup

This past Tuesday, Patch of Land and Orchard Platform co-hosted the 2nd Real Estate Crowdfunding Education & Networking (RECFEN) & Los Angeles Marketplace Lending Meetup at Patch of Land’s new office.

This Meetup provided the opportunity for attendees to network with sponsors, investors, and professionals involved with numerous online portals within the real estate crowdfunding & marketplace lending space.

Eric Thaller, VP of Investor Services at Prosper Marketplace, Inc., presented and spoke about their company's concept of The Necessary 9.

Necessary 9

1. Pricing
2. Data
3. Diversity of Investors
4. Diversity of Borrowers
5. Ecosystem
6. Mobile
7. Safety & Soundness
8. ECM
9. Trust, Transparency, and EAU

Prosper - The Necessary 9

 

The event attracted a large number of individuals eager to learn more about this new booming alternate lending marketplace.  Overall, the meetup was a huge success and we will be followed up by more organized networking opportunities in the new year.

 

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Eric Thaller, VP of Investor Services, Prosper

 

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Meetup co-hosts Patch of Land, Orchard Platform; Guest speaker Prosper; with sponsors Pepper Hamilton and BakerHostetler

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Networking at the new Patch of Land offices

For more photos visit the Meetup group page

 

We thoroughly enjoyed co-hosting this event and thank those who attended. Special thanks to Orchard Platform for co-hosting, and to Pepper Hamilton and BakerHostetler who helped sponsor this meetup. For more information on future events, stay tuned to our live webinars and blog posts. Were you able to attend this event? If so, leave a comment and let us know how you liked it.



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