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Small Business Spotlight: Prosper.com and Boutique Larrieux

by Prosper on 04/17/12

In today’s economy it can be tough to get a traditional bank loan.

Entrepreneurs like Lydia Hamilton-Monnie are turning to Prosper.com to start a business.

Lydia posted her listing after being turned down by three banks – and then received more than 750 bids from Prosper investors to help get her company, Boutique Larrieux, off the ground.

Lydia Hamilton-Monnie, Prosper borrower and owner of Boutique Larrieux

Lydia Hamilton-Monnie, Prosper borrower and owner of Boutique Larrieux

Lydia was able to use her Prosper Loan to launch her business, opening her boutique and creating an online store. Her business is thriving, and she has since expanded to a larger location and is creating a clothing label of her own.

At Prosper.com we’re committed to helping people achieve wealth through leveraging credit wisely. If you’ve been thinking about starting a small business, why not see what Prosper.com has to offer you?*

P.S. Have you financed a dream through Prosper.com? Whether you’ve kick-started a new business, built out a new kitchen, or finally paid off those credit cards, tell us about it by sending us an email to stories@prosper.com.

* Eligibility for a loan is not guaranteed and requires that a sufficient number of investors commit to invest in your loan. Refer to Borrower Registration Agreement for all terms and conditions. All loans made by WebBank, a Utah-chartered Industrial Bank.


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