The Daily Dig for Monday, October 5

Marketplace lending not another dot com bubble

While there are some similarities between the brains behind many of the marketplace lenders and those who fronted dot com failures, make no mistake – this time the model works, writes Nick Clements.

International P2P loan volumes chart

Have you ever sat with your morning coffee and wondered how well Geldvoorelkaar is doing? Fear not, we have the numbers here.

Big US banks facing 20+ bond rigging suits

With all this rigging going on makes you wonder how they find time to do the banking. Learn more here.

Hotel crowdfunding becoming popular

RealtyMogul did it in Palm Springs and now a group wants to convert a San Francisco building into a Yotel. Why is hotel crowdfunding becoming more popular? Harriet Baskas explains.