Eaglewood sees online platforms as future of lending

Eaglewood Income Fund up 9% to June 2014

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As a proprietary trader at Lehman Brothers, Jon Barlow successfully shorted mortgage companies leading up to the subprime crisis in 2007.

Today, Barlow is a leading investor in the online platforms that have sprung up to disintermediate the traditional bricks-and-mortar lenders he shorted during the crisis.

Barlow is the founder of Eaglewood Capital Management, the first asset management firm dedicated exclusively to online lending strategies.

Since its inception in 2011, Eaglewood has played a