24 February 2017

Lending Loop – How loans reach the marketplace




One question we’re asked a lot of at Lending Loop is how are businesses and their loan applications evaluated? In this post, we’ll walk through the behind the scenes work that goes into evaluating each application at Lending Loop. There are 4 steps that a business goes through to be listed on the marketplace. Step […]

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24 October 2016

Press Release – Lending Loop Launches as Canada’s First Regulated P2P Lender




Canada’s first peer-to-peer lender, Lending Loop, has opened its doors after completing its registration with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and other securities regulators. The company today launched its platform to investors and small businesses across the country. The launch follows extensive efforts by the company’s founders to chart the course for peer-to-peer lending in Canada. […]

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20 May 2016

Sales and Marketing is the most challenging business function for Canadian business owners, study says




At Lending Loop, we're focused on helping Small and Mid-sized Canadian Businesses (SMEs) grow. Small businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. In fact, SME’s account for over 99% of the total 1.1 million employer businesses operating in Canada and employ nearly 90% of Canada’s private sector workforce. While running a business can be incredibly [...]
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31 March 2016

Empowering People – Welcoming Innovation (Addressing The Sharing Economy)




Lending Loop's CEO, Cato Pastoll, recently joined Mr. Hudak in announcing Sharing Economy 2, a Private Member's Bill that addresses regulatory challenges faced by companies that operate in the sharing economy. This bill specifically focuses on Fintech which has become a rapidly growing industry in Canada. Unfortunately, Fintech in Canada continues to face an uphill [...]
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