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Update: LendingClub SEC / DOJ Settlement Totals $6 Million

Last week, CI reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had charged LendingClub Asset Management LLC (part of Lending Club), and former President Renaud Laplanche with fraud for improperly using fund money to benefit LendingClub. A settlement was quickly agreed to by all parties… Read More

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

SEC Charges Former LendingClub Execs, including Founder Renaud Laplanche, with Misleading Investors, Breach of Fiduciary Responsibilities

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged LendingClub Asset Management LLC, and former President Renaud Laplanche with fraud for improperly using fund money to benefit LendingClub.  LendingClub Asset Management, Laplanche, and former CFO Carrie Dolan, also were charged with improperly adjusting fund returns. The… Read More

dv01 Expands Partnership with LendingClub

dv01, a platform that connects online lenders and investors with data management, has expanded its reporting partnership with LendingClub, according to a release by the firm. dvo1 has previously provided reporting services for LendingClub securitizations but is says it now has secured its “role as… Read More

LendingClub COO Sameer Gulati Resigns

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has announced the resignation of Chief Operations Officer Sameer Gulati in an 8-K filing with the SEC today. Gulati was said to have resigned yesterday (August 27) but the departure will become effective on December 31, 2018. The company said that Gulati will “focus on… Read More

LendingClub to Issue 30 Million New Shares as Part of Equity Incentive / Employee Stock Purchase Plan

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) issued a Form S-8 today which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing is related to a registration statement for the issuance of up to 30,365,114 shares of common stock in the online lending firm. According to LendingClub, the issuance… Read More

LendingClub Q2 Earnings: Originations Increase 31% YoY, Net Revenue Rises 27%

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) is out with numbers for the second quarter of 2018 ending in June. According to a release, LendingClub delivered the following results: Record net revenue of $177.0 million, up 27% year-over-year Record originations of $2.8 billion, up 31% year-over-year Improved Contribution Margin to… Read More

Former Wells Fargo Executive Joins LendingClub as Chief Lending Officer

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), the largest US marketplace lender, has appointed Ronnie Momen to become their Chief Lending Officer. According to LendingClub, Momen will oversee company’s credit strategy including the use of credit data, analytics, and products. Momen started with LendingClub today and is reporting directly… Read More

Report: Fintech Companies Originated 36% of Total Personal Loans in 2017

This is interesting. According to a report in Bloomberg, online lending has grown impressively in the past seven years. Quoting data from TransUnion, the write states that Fintech firms originated 36% of all personal loans in 2017. This is in contrast to just under 1% in… Read More

LendingClub Reports 22% Revenue Growth While Net Loss Grows

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), the largest marketplace lending platform in the US, has just released their Q1 earnings report while providing guidance for the full year. According to LendingClub, revenue increased 22% to $151.7 for the quarter with originations growing 18%. Total lending has now topped… Read More

LendingClub Responds to FTC Complaint: “We do not agree and are very disappointed that it was not possible to resolve this matter constructively with the agency’s current leadership”

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest marketplace lending platform in the US, has posted a response to a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint that was launched in 2016. In brief, LendingClub had this to say: “We do not agree and are very disappointed that it was… Read More

Online Lending in Risk On Mode: Unprecedented 21 Months of Non Stop Securitization Issuance

PeerIQ has just published their quarterly marketplace lending securitization tracker. The periodic report gauges activity in the online lending sector providing an interesting barometer of industry sentiment and investor activity. The most recent report stated that PeerIQ has observed an “unprecedented 21 months of non-stop… Read More

LendingClub Hires Bahman Koohestani as CTO

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), has selected  Bahman Koohestani to serve as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Koohestani was most recently with Clarivate Analytics, where he served as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Clarivate Analytics, Bahman was Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of shopping site NexTag where… Read More

Heard at LendIt Fintech 2018

LendIt returned to San Francisco this year as it continues with its annual conference which is one of the largest Fintech focused events in the US. This year’s event is a bit different for several reasons. First of all, more traditional banks showed up in… Read More

Lawrence Summers Resigns from LendingClub Board, Leading Economist Susan Athey Steps In

Lawrence Summers has resigned from the Board of Directors of LendingClub (NYSE:LC), according to a release from the leading online lending platform. Summers is departing the Board at the conclusion of LendingClub’s annual shareholder meeting following a six year stint helping to guide the firms strategy. Summers… Read More

LendingClub Increases Interest Rates on Loans, Files 8K on Change [u]

Marketplace lending platform LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has filed an 8K with the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding interest rate changes. For most industry followers this shift should come as no surprise. With the Federal Reserve increasing their benchmark rates, with several increases expected in 2018, it… Read More

LendingClub Q4 Earnings Release Scheduled for February 20th

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) has scheduled its Q4 earnings release for Tuesday, February 20, 2018, after market hours. LendingClub will host a conference call at 5PM ET the same day A live webcast of the call will be available on the LendingClub website here.  Alternative you may dial… Read More

LendingClub Files 8K on $200 Million Warehouse Agreement

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest marketplace lending platform in the US, has just posted an 8K regarding a warehouse funding agreement with certain lenders. LendingClub has enlisted the assistance of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as administrative agent, and Wilmington Trust, National Association as collateral trustee. The warehouse… Read More

PeerIQ CEO Ram Ahluwalia: 2017 Saw a Resurgence of Growth in Online Lending

  There are several people in the online lending industry, inclusive of marketplace and balance sheet lending, that truly know just about everything going on in this evolving sector of finance. Ram Ahluwalia, CEO and co-founder of PeerIQ is one of these persons. His company… Read More

The Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2018

Last year, I boldly predicted 10 Fintech movements that will take place as Earth makes another perfect rotation around our Sun. It’s always fun to look back and see how wrong I was, so let’s stump the chump! Here are my original predictions. Let’s score… Read More

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