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iZettle Secures €60 Million During Latest Funding Round & Appoints New CFO

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iZettle, a European fintech company, announced on Wednesday it secured €60 million during its latest funding round, which is made up of equity from existing investors in a Series D extension as well as debt funding from Victory Park Capital through its credit fund, VPC Speciality Lending… Read More

TD Bank Appoints Christopher Giamo As Head of Regional Commercial Bank

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TD Bank announced on Tuesday it has appointed Christopher Giamo as its new head of regional commercial bank. Giamo’s appointment reportedly follows the retirement of Fred Graziano and prior to joining TD Bank, Giamo worked at Bank of New York and CoreStates Financial Corp. Greg Braca, Chief Operating… Read More

ThinCats Appoints Jill Sandford & Damon Walford New Board of Directors Members

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Peer-to-peer lender ThinCats announced on Wednesday it appointed Jill Sandford and Damon Walford to the board of directors. According to the lender, both Sandford and Walford will be responsible for driving business growth, with a specific focus on originating loans and broadening the platform’s network… Read More

Yirendai Appoints Chaomei Chen as New Independent Director

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Yirendai (NYSE: YRD) announced on Monday it appointed Chaomei Chen as an independent director. Chen has reportedly been part of the Chinese marketplace lender’s Advisory Committee since January 2016 and been providing strategic advice and insight to the senior management team on a range of issues such… Read More

Former PayPal UK’s Chief Credit Risk Officer Joins RateSetter

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On Monday, RateSetter announced it appointed Michael Hoare as its new Head of Risk Analytics and Retail Credit. Hoare notably joins from PayPal UK, where he was Chief Credit Risk Officer. Prior to PayPal UK, Hoare also worked at Capital One, where he held various positions… Read More

Merchant Money Company Appoints Lynn Fernandez as Chief Credit Officer

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Small business lender, Merchant Money Company (MMC), announced on Wednesday it appointed Lynn Fernandez as its new Chief Credit Officer. Fernandez reportedly joins MMC from VEDC, where she was Vice President of Lending for more than five years. She was responsible for leading the firm from a… Read More

CME Group’s Rumi Morales Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Board of Advisors

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The Chamber of Digital Commerce announced on Wednesday it has appointed CME Group executive Rumi Morales as a new member of its board of advisors. The organization revealed that prior to joining CME Group six years ago, Morales led the APAC business of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets… Read More

Biometrics Technology Company Veridium Appoints Former HSBC Fintech Head James Stickland as New CEO

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Veridium, a biometrics-based authentication technology, announced on Wednesday it has appointed James Strickland as its new CEO. Stickland has served in senior executive roles for HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, and Cisco. His most recent position was managing director of fintech firm, Red Deer Systems. According to Veridium,… Read More

Deutsche Bank Strengthens Innovation Team By Appointing Elly Hardwick as Head of Innovation & Philip Milne as CTO for Innovation

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Deutsche Bank announced on Monday it is strengthening its fintech and innovation presence by appointing Elly Hardwick as Head of Innovation and Philip Milne as CTO for Innovation. According to Deutsche Bank, Hardwick will work closely with fintechs and the bank’s business divisions to drive the adoption of… Read More

Assetz Capital Appoints Rob Pailin As New Chief Commercial Officer

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UK peer to peer lender Assetz Capital announced on Tuesday it has appointed Rob Pailin as its Chief Commercial Officer and member of the board of directors. Pailin reportedly joins Assetz Capital from RBS Corporate, where he was managing director of the bank’s corporate business in… Read More

LendingUSA Appoints Manoj Mathew as Chief Technology Officer

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Marketplace lending platform, LendingUSA, announced on Monday it has appointed Manoj Mathew as its new chief technology officer. Mathew is co-founder and former chief technology officer of LendFoundry. He also brings more than 20 years of experience working with IT and product engineering companies. Sharing… Read More

Bill Lanting Named Vice President of Commercial Debt Originations at RealtyShares

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Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Wednesday it has appointed Bill Lanting as Vice President of Commercial Debt Originations. Lanting reportedly brings real estate financing experience to RealtyShares and was previously an executive with Radisson and Wyndham Hotels. Nav Athwal, RealtyShares Founder and CEO,… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Nick Brown as Chief Risk Officer

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 OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) announced on Wednesday it appointed Nick Brown as its new Chief Risk Officer. Brown will reportedly oversee the online lender’s credit and risk management strategy and execution, which includes credit and operational risk controls, portfolio monitoring, and the further development and optimization… Read More

Prosper’s Ron Suber Joins eOriginal Advisory Board

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Ron Suber, president of online lender Prosper Marketplace, has joined the advisory board of eOriginal, Inc., a service for businesses that need to verify secure, legally compliant and enforceable electronic asset documentation. Suber, who has over 20 years of sales, marketing, and business development, will reportedly leverage… Read More

Prosper Names David Kimball New Chief Executive Officer

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On Monday, online lender Prosper Marketplace announced its board of directors has named former CFO David Kimball as the new CEO after Aaron Vermut stepped down from the position. Vermut notably served as the CEO of Prosper since March 2014, and the platform reported that he would… Read More

Ripple Appoints Brad Garlinghouse As New CEO

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San Francisco fintech company, Ripple, announced on Tuesday it has appointed president and chief operating officer, Brad Garlinghouse, as its new CEO. Former CEO, Chris Larsen will be stepped down from the role to become executive chairman of the company’s board of director. Ripple reports… Read More

Brief: LendInvest Appoints Willem Wellinghoff As New VP of Compliance

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Online commercial mortgage marketplace lender, LendInvest, announced on Thursday it appointed Willem Wellinghoff as its new VP of Compliance. Wellinghoff will reportedly be responsible for leading the compliance function, setting and maintaining LendInvest’s compliance and risk management strategy. According to LendInvest, Willem has served as a… Read More

Former Citigroup & HSBC Executive Simon Williams Joins Crowdcube As New Chairman

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On Wednesday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced it has appointed former Citigroup and HSBC executive, Simon Williams, as a new chairman of its board. Williams notably has over 30 years of experience in banking and investment. The funding portal revealed that Williams is joining the board… Read More

CoAssets Appoints Tommy Teo As New Chief Financial Officer

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Singapore-based crowdfunding platform CoAssets (ASX: CA8) announced on Tuesday it has appointed Tommy Teo as its new chief financial officer. Nick Bishop has stepped down from his role of chief financial officer at CoAssets, and will continue to assist with operations in Australia. CoAssets revealed that Teo is a Certified Practicing… Read More

Slovakia P2P Lender Žltý melon Appoints Head of Risk Management & Announces Partnership With Lucron Development

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On Monday, Slovakia-based peer-to-peer lending platform Žltý melon announced it appointed Michal Milko as Head of Risk Management. Milko joins the online lender after serving as Head of Credit Policy at mBank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a Polish internet bank. He has also held several positions in Retail… Read More