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LendingClub Responds to SEC Charges & Settlement Pertaining to Former Executives Misconduct

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has responded to the just announced charges and settlement by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pertaining to allegations of misconduct by former executives. Specifically, LendingClub Asset Management, along with former Executives Renaud Laplanche and Carrie Dolan, have entered into a settlement with… Read More

Lending Club Annual Meeting is Today, Announces Reduction of 179 Employees on Lower Loan Volume

Lending Club (NYSE:LC) will be holding its annual meeting today.  Originally the meeting was scheduled for June 7th, the annual meeting was rescheduled for today (June 28, 2016) as it was not yet in a position to provide its shareholders a complete report on the… Read More

Embroker Receives $12.2M During a Series A Funding Round Led By Canaan Partners

Embroker, a cloud-based risk and insurance management platform, announced on Tuesday that it has received $12.2 million during a Series A funding round, which was led by Canaan Partners with participation from Nyca Partners, XL Innovate, and Silicon Valley Bank. Prior investors Bee Partners, FinTech Collective, Vertical… Read More

Brief: Lending Club Receives Subpoena from Dept of Justice

Lending Club (NYSE:LC)  received a federal grand jury subpoena last week, after founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche resigned from the board following an internal review of lending and financial practices. According to the P2P lender, $22 million in loans were sold to a single investor against “express instructions as… Read More

Mirador Completes Series A: Core Innovation Capital, Nyca Partners & Jump Capital Lead $7M Round

Just over a year after securing a $2M seed round, Mirador today announced that the completion of a Series A round of financing. The $7 million investment was led by Core Innovation Capital, with participation from Nyca Partners and Jump Capital. Initial seed investors Collaborative Fund, Wicklow… Read More

CommonBond Raises $35 Million in Series B Funding Led By August Capital

CommonBond, a marketplace lending platform that lowers the cost of student loans for borrowers and provides financial returns to investors, today announced it has raised $35 million in Series B funding from August Capital and Nyca Partners, with existing investors participating. August Capital led the… Read More

Orchard Platform Raises $12M in Series A Funding: An Enviable Harvest

Orchard, the Marketplace Lending Platform backed by Spark Capital, Canaan Partners, and industry veterans, secures $14.7M in total investments Founded in NYC 2013, Orchard Platform, an investment and analytics platform focused on the global marketplace lending market, today announced it has raised $12 million in Series A… Read More

Indiegogo Gains Sir Richard Branson as Investor

Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has announced a new round of investors, coming just a few short months after their $40 million Series B round.  Many of the new investors include well known, high profile names including iconic billionaire Sir Richard Branson.  Specific details of the… Read More

What’s In Store For Lending Club In 2014: An Interview With Renaud Laplanche

In the ever-growing crowdfunding community, peer lending reigns supreme. A TD Economics report we covered last week estimates the size of the global crowdfunding industry at somewhere between $3 and $5 billion in 2013. Of the sites responsible for this emergent shift in capital access,… Read More

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