Peer to peer marketplaces typically make money in two ways:

  1. Borrower Origination Fees - every borrower pays a fee if their loan is successfully originated. The fee typically ranges from 1-6%, dependent on the credit quality of the borrower and the type of loan they are requesting.
  2. Investor Service Fees - each time the marketplace processes monthly payments to distribute to investors, they typically deduct a 1% service fee for each payment.
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