Prosper’s New Competition – Daylight Savings Fails To Save – Hot Dog Man

Financial wake-up callEbay Getting Into Micro-Financing: It appears that Prosper and Zopa are going to be having some competition in the micro financing world. Ebay has purchased a company called MicroPlace:

MicroPlace plans to launch a web-based, eBay-like marketplace to connect “ordinary” people with micro-finance entities that need capital, according to the website. Founder Tracey Pettengill is co-founder of the Silicon Valley Microfinance Network and was previously CEO of 4charity, a technology company whose vision was “to make philanthropy accessible, convenient, and efficient for companies and their employees.”

Two micro-finance marketplace sites already exist, one calling the phenom


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