Monday, April 14, 2008

Student Loan P2P Space

Met with Fynanz last week. Great idea and a ripe time for them. They offer person-to-person lending for student loans. Circle lending for students and those that want to lend to them. Turns out students are a lower credit risk than general population. Lots of turmoil in the credit markets and in how universities are dealing with their relationships with private student lending companies. These changes will prove to be positive for a company like

Night by Elie Wiesel

I read this book yesterday. Makes everything in life that troubles you seem inconsequential. I should have read it a long time ago - not that I wasn't fully aware of what the Nazis did. It's just something altogether different to read Weisel's first-hand account. Shocking what humans are capable of.