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Orchard Shares Thoughts on US Treasury’s Interest in Marketplace Lending

On August 5th the US Department of Treasury hosted over 80 individuals as part of a series of roundtables and information seeking events to discuss the fast growing sector of Marketplace Lending.  This past July, Treasury published a “Request for Information” regarding Peer to Peer… Read More

Orchard Provides Feedback on Recent US Treasury Interest in Marketplace Lending

  Last week Crowdfund Insider published a report on how the US Department of Treasury was investigating marketplace lending and the rising prominence of online, direct lenders. While the interest is certainly understandable, anytime the government shows up – industry gets concerned.  While Treasury stated their… Read More

Orchard Co-Founder & CFO Angela Ceresnie: This is Only the Beginning for Marketplace Lending, This is the Future of Credit

  “The technology Orchard builds connects hundreds of millions of dollars of institutional capital to a rapidly expanding number of originators across multiple asset classes. This ultimately touches borrowers in an efficient and transparent manner, which truly makes what we do “many to many.” Orchard… Read More

Orchard Announces Two New Partnerships with Auto One & Interface Financial Group

Orchard Platform has announced two new partnerships as it extends its reach into a growing number of financial verticals in the direct lending space.  Orchard has signed up Auto One Acceptance and The Interface Financial Group (IFG).  Auto One is described as the “vehicle lender… Read More

China Rapid Finance Provides Over 1.1 Million Loans in Just 3 Months

Peer to peer lender China Rapid Finance has originated an astounding 1.1 million in loans to Chinese borrowers in just three months time – as of April 30th. The impressive number is indicative of the demand for capital in the largest P2P lending market in… Read More

The Orchard Marketplace Lending Universe Expands

  Orchard describes its beginning as a small circle of friends, driven by the same interests, with a desire to make a difference in the alternative lending space.  But what was once a bit of a hobby is now a pretty enormous and incredible business. I… Read More

Orchard Platform Launches New Investment Manager Database for Institutions

Orchard, an investment and analytics firm that supports the global marketplace lending industry, has released Orchard Manager Database described as a” comprehensive resource for institutional investors to identify and evaluate the funds of marketplace (P2P) lending investment managers”. This new application is designed to provides large investors an ability… Read More

Orchard Forms Partnership with Kabbage Channeling Institutional Money to Loans

Orchard, the company that added rocket fuel to peer to peer lending platforms like Lending Club and Prosper, has announced a new partnership with Atlanta based Kabbage a provider of consumers and small business loans. Kabbage just announced earlier this week a licensing agreement with… Read More

Bond Street Co-Founder & CEO David Haber Aims to Be the Financial Advocate for Every Business Owner

  David Haber is the co-founder, CEO and visionary behind Bond Street, an online lender that empowers small businesses by providing financing in a simple, transparent and fair way. Haber leads Bond Street’s overall company vision, strategy, fundraising and business development functions. Through Bond Street, Haber aims to… Read More

Orchard Platform Forms Partnership With Mainspring Funding to Further Extend the Reach & Benefit of Marketplace Lending

Orchard Platform, an analytics and investment platform focused on the global marketplace lending market, has announced a partnership with Mainspring Funding, a leading provider of aggregation and sales of small business loans. Through this partnership, institutional investors using Orchard will have access to loan portfolios… Read More

Marketplace Lending Is Doing What Banks Can’t

Lending Club’s IPO was massively successful. Up 56% on the first day of trading. $1B of additional cash raised. Largest IPO out of Silicon Valley in 2014. Higher market valuation than all but 14 banks in the U.S. That it was the first “peer-to-peer” lending company to go public made… Read More

Orchard Creates Originator Database. Research & Comparative Tool for Peer to Peer Loans.

Orchard Platform has been on the move recently.  The catalyst for the peer to peer lending industry is flexing its tech muscle once again by announcing the release of a new application giving investors more analytical power in their decision making process.  The “Orchard Originator… Read More

Orchard: The Catalyst for the Peer to Peer Lending Industry

There is definitely something to be said for being at the right place, at the right time, and for Orchard this is certainly the case.  Now this is not to say the creation of Orchard is totally serendipitous because this is a company that has… Read More

Orchard Partners Up with Duff & Phelps

Orchard Platform, an investment and analytics platform focused on the global peer to peer or “marketplace lending” market, partnered with Duff & Phelps, a global valuation and corporate finance advisor.  The partnership is described as allowing Orchard clients to effectively view online lending portfolios and… 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

Orchard Platform’s CEO Matt Burton Discusses P2P Lending Market Development: Invest in Loans with Intelligence, Speed and Scale

An Interview with Orchard Platform’s CEO Matt Burton Founded in 2013, the tech company Orchard Platform enables Direct Lending originators and institutional investors to optimize and scale Direct Lending at a global level. The Orchard Platform Advisors, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Orchard Platform (Orchard… Read More

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