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Share the Love: Goldman Sachs’ Online Lender Marcus Now Open to All Borrowers

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Marcus, Goldman Sach’s (NYSE:GS) foray into the universe of online lending, launched late last year. The catch was you had to be “invited” to take out a loan. Management was clearly testing things before the training wheels came off. Today, Marcus is emailing folks to let… Read More

Crowdfunding & Fintech Predictions for 2017

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Last year due to time constraints I was unable to publish my list of Crowdfunding/Fintech predictions for 2016. This year I am back once again, for better or worse, peering deep into my crystal ball with a list of prognostications for the coming year. The… Read More

Fitch: Goldman Sachs Blends Banking & Fintech with Launch of Marcus

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Fitch Ratings is out with a note on Goldman Sachs’ foray into the online lending market. Fitch says that Marcus, Goldman’s recently launched lending platform, seeks to combine the best of both Fintech and the stability of being a more traditional bank. Marcus is differentiated from… Read More

Marcus, Goldman Sachs’ Online Lender, Launches to Provide Affordable Consumer Loans

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Goldman Sachs’  long-anticipated online lending platform labeled Marcus has launched for users who received a special code by mail.  The Fintech platform is poised to challenge established marketplace lending platforms such as Prosper and Lending Club by offering consumers a chance to refinance onerous credit… Read More

Inquiring Minds Finally Know: Goldman Sachs Shares Some Details about Marcus

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We’ve been awaiting updates on Marcus, Goldman Sachs’ much anticipated online lending platform named for bank’s cofounder Marcus Goldman which may go live as early as October. Stephen Scherr, Goldman Sachs Global Head of the Financing Group, revealed more about Marcus on Tuesday, reported the WSJ, noting that… Read More

Brief: Introducing Marcus, Goldman Sachs’ Online Lender Plans for October Launch

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“Marcus, I’d like a small consumer loan.” No, users will not be going to a teller to ask for a loan from Goldman Sachs‘ much anticipated online lending platform. Rather the name is meant to establish a sense of familiarity, like being on a first name basis… Read More