Financial Thing Investing Essentials Podcast EP005
Episode #: 005
Guest: David Bradley Ward / CEO of Ablrate
Category: Peer to peer lending
Welcome to episode 005 of the Financial Thing Investing Essentials Podcast. My guest this week is David Bradley Ward, the CEO and founder of Ablrate.
Here are some of the things David and I chatted about:
- Grimsby vs Whitby
- When and why was Ablrate was created
- The challenges faced being a new peer to peer lending company
- Tech challenges
- My dislike of the secondary market
- Ablrate’s road to profitability
- Future lender interest rate predictions
- Assessment of how risky investing in Ablrate is
- Future Ablrate plans and products
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