Why did I only find out about http://www.zopa.com via the website and event in California about “Everyday Digital Money“? Because that’s the way the magic of networking works: one only gets the right information at the right time from the right people…
Zopa facilitates lending between people – without banks as the middle man. It won the “Most Threatening Non-Bank Competitor” award in April 08.
Social lending = usury-free banking!
Social lending = profit-motivated business!
Social lending = YES to interest + NO to usury!