Crypto-backed lending is a growing segment within the P2P Industry. In cryptoassets backed loans you as a lender deposit fiat funds or stablecoins. On the other side, a borrower deposits cryptoassets that can be accepted as a collateral to secure a loan. When a loan is made, if the borrower does not pay on time, he risks his crypto collateral. This is a relatively recent option, that requires careful consideration from you as investor.