All Posts By Justin Hsi

A short discourse on LendingRobot Series’ loan selection algorithm

With the launch of LendingRobot Series comes our new model LRv2, aptly named to distinguish it from its predecessor, LRv1. LRv2 represents a significant improvement in loan selection over LRv1. In this blog post we’ll discuss the inner workings of LRv2, its differences to LRv1, and how it fits into LendingRobot Series.

Platform Performance, Simplified

Since we’re constantly thinking of ways to help others understand Peer Lending returns, we’ve simplified our platform performance calculations to be more easily understood, more comparable to widely reported bond and stock market returns, and devoid of forecasts and estimations.

When Facts Get In the Way of a Good Story

Bloomberg recently posted a critical article about Lending Club. There are two main points in the article: first, that Lending Club is clandestinely issuing “supposedly” undesirable loans to repeat borrowers, and second, that Lending Club as a company is failing.