Marketplace Lending


  • Online marketplace for personal loan applications and private investors
  • Peer-to-peer loans with interest rates depending on internal credit scoring of the platform provider
  • Notable P2P lending platforms, e.g. Lending Club, Prosper, Funding Circle


  • Online comparison websites for bank loans
  • Traditional bank loans
  • Loans for business purposes
Market definition



  • Transaction Value in the "Marketplace Lending" segment amounts to US$208,921m in 2017.
  • Transaction Value is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 34.8 % resulting in the total amount of US$688,944m in 2021.
  • In the "Marketplace Lending" segment, the number of users is expected to amount to 182.9m by 2021.
  • The average transaction value per user in the "Marketplace Lending" segment amounts to US$3,082.17 in 2017.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that the highest transaction value is reached in China (US$116,271m in 2017).
Outlook Report: Marketplace Lending

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