Comparison of P2P lending Platform in India

I have been actively following the P2P market in India.Having tried some of the platform with my own money I was able to short list some of the most consistent players.One big factor I consider while investing is ,how open the platform is in sharing its loan performance data .I have compiled the loan performance of my top 3 platforms.

I have caluclated the expected payoff as the determining factor to invest in a category of loan.

Expected Payoff = Average return* Probability of non default- Principal * probability of Default

basically it tells you how much you will make in the long run for a given default rate in a category:


I2I Performance:

As it is evident Category  D and E have performed best with average  expected payoff of 17.5%



Faircent highest performance has been in the medium risk category.The result across categories show less variation compared to I2I


Lenden Club has been a winner with great returns in the High and Unidentified Risk.Unidentified risk are generally 2 months loan given to salaried people

Some other factors need to be considered  during  investing apart from just returns:

  • Tenor of Loan
  • Type of borrower:Purpose,details of documents submitted,cibil report,gender
  • Amount of investing in one loan



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