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Morgan Stanley to Host Inaugural Canada Technology Startup Day in Montreal

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced on Thursday it is set to host its inaugural Canada Technology Start-up Day at its Montreal Technology Centre today. The financial giant reported that the invitation-only event is providing some of Canada’s most promising emerging technology companies with the opportunity for… Read More

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Partners With The Zelle Network to Launch New Payment Services Feature on Mobile App

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management announced on Thursday the launch of its new person-to-person payments service called Morgan Stanley Send Money with Zelle.  According to Morgan Stanley, the service enables its clients to send money and receive money from almost anyone with a U.S. bank account using the… Read More

Morgan Stanley Believes Bitcoin Needs Regulations for Further Growth

In a recent report titled “Blockchain: Unchained?”, Morgan Stanley details its hesitance towards Bitcoin and outlines its belief that in order for Bitcoin to see continued growth, more regulations need to be enacted. While Morgan Stanley does have high hopes for blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin,… Read More

Big News for Prosper: Marketplace Lender Signs Agreement for $5 Billion in Loan Purchases from Consortium of Investors

Prosper Marketplace, one of the leading online lenders in the US, has signed an agreement with a group of institutional investors to purchase up to $5 billion in loans over the next 24 months. The agreement alleviates a challenging situation that has been endured by… Read More

Addepar Launches Investment Platform For Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Teams

Addepar announced on Tuesday it formed a partnership with Morgan Stanley to deliver its investment management platform to Morgan Stanley’s private wealth management teams.  Morgan Stanley private wealth management teams will reportedly use Addepar’s data aggregation, performance reporting and client portal to do sophisticated analysis and… Read More

Affirm Receives $100 Million from Morgan Stanley

Affirm has received a $100 million lending facility from Morgan Stanley. Affirm will use the new capital to expand its Point of Sale (PoS) financing to more retailers. The company stated it expects to triple its loan volume for the year. Affirm was launched by… Read More

Lending Club Hires former BlackRock & Morgan Stanley Executives

As part of the rebuilding process Lending Club (NYSE:LC) is seeking out new hires with traditional Wall Street cred.  Today the leading marketplace lending firm has hired not one, but two former Wall Street bankers. Lending Club has appointed Valerie Kay, formerly an MD with Morgan… Read More

PeerIQ Secures $2.5M in Follow-On Seed Funding for P2P Credit Risk Analytics Platform

PeerIQ, a financial information services company that connects peer-to-peer (“P2P”) lending to the capital markets by helping institutional investors analyze, access and manage risk, today announced that it raised $2.5 million in a seed-extension round. Participants in the round include new investor and customer Victory… Read More

PeerIQ Secures $6M in Seed Round; Set to Launch Peer-to-Peer Credit Risk Analytics Platform

PeerIQ, a financial information services company that connects peer-to-peer lending to the capital markets by helping institutional investors analyze, access and manage risk, today announced that it has raised $6 million of seed funding. Uprising and John Mack, former chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, led the… Read More

Brief: Lending Club IPO Tops $1 Billion After Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

Lending Club (NYSE: LC) an online marketplace the connects borrowers and investors, announced on Tuesday (December 16th) the closing of its initial public offering and the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option to purchase an additional 8,700,000 shares from Lending Club. After the underwriters’… Read More

Rumors Circulate That Lending Club May Seek Private Buyer & Skip IPO

In an article published on PEHub this past week, the author stated that according to several sources Lending Club is also considering a buyer and is “pursuing a dual track”.  Lending Club announced that it had filed for an Initial Public Offer this past August. … Read More

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