SOURCE: Prosper


November 22, 2011 09:00 ET

Prosper Launches '$5,000 Shop on Us' Sweepstakes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 22, 2011) -, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace for personal loans, today announced a sweepstakes offering shoppers preparing to spend big this holiday shopping season the chance to "Dream Big and Win Big" by participating in its "$5,000 Shop on Us" sweepstakes.

During the promotion period, shoppers eager for a chance to fatten their wallet can log onto to complete the sweepstakes form. The sweepstakes will run from November 21, 2011 through November 30, 2011.

To enter the contest and see a complete list of official rules, please visit

About Prosper
Prosper Marketplace Inc., a peer-to-peer lending marketplace that brings together creditworthy borrowers with individual and institutional investors, allows people to invest in each other in a way that is financially and socially rewarding. Individual and institutional investors invest in minimum increments of $25 on loan listings they select. In addition to credit scores, ratings and histories, investors can consider borrowers' personal loan descriptions, endorsements from friends, and community affiliations. Prosper handles the servicing of the loan on behalf of the matched borrowers and investors. Prosper was co-founded by Chris Larsen, co-founder of E-LOAN. Prosper has raised $83.85 million in venture capital and is backed by financial and technology luminaries including, Jim Breyer of Accel Partners; Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Jerome Contro of Crosslink Capital, CompuCredit; Omidyar Network; Capital One Co-founder Nigel Morris of QED Investors; Court Coursey of TomorrowVentures; Larry Cheng of Volition Capital.

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