Tagged: online lender

SoFi to Lay Off 5% of Employees

Earlier this week, online lending platform SoFi announced to its employees that, despite its successes in 2017, it will be laying off 65 employees (5% of its 1,300 workforce) in its mortgage-operations centers in Healdsburg, California and Cottonwood Heights, Utah. According to the Wall Street Journal,… Read More

SoFi’s Entrepreneur Program Welcomes 2018 Class

On Monday, online lending platform SoFi announced its 2018 class of SoFi Entrepreneurs. The lender revealed that the ten companies selected for the program stood out amongst the hundreds of applications it received by representing a “diverse set” of industries, backgrounds, and issues they’re trying… Read More

OnDeck Announces New BlackRock-Managed Fund

Online lending platform for small businesses OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), the leader in online lending for small business, announced today that a fund managed by an investment advisor subsidiary of BlackRock has joined OnDeck’s platform of financing partners as another committed source of capital to fund… Read More

Dianrong Leadership Shake-Up: Lender Announces New CEO, Executive Chairman, & Co-Chairman

On Thursday, Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Dianrong announced it has made a series of senior executive announcements. The online lender revealed Founder and former CEO, Soul Htite, has been named Executive Chairman, while Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Kevin Duo, was appointed Co-Chairman of the board. Former… Read More

Funding Circle Announces ISA Is On The Way

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Thursday that it is set to roll out its ISA on November 30th (next Thursday) to all current investors. The lender reported that the ISA launch means that investors will soon be able to earn “attractive, stable returns tax-free.” Funding… Read More

Landbay Set to Offer Up to 25-Year Mortgage Terms Starting January 2018

Last week, peer-to-peer lender Landbay announced it will be offering up to 25-year mortgage terms starting in January 2018. The lending platform revealed in a blog post: “After listening to feedback from our network of specialist broker partners, and in light of our own industry knowledge… Read More

Canadian Small Business Lender Lendified Secures $60 Million Credit Facility From ClearFlow

Lendified, a Canada-based lender who provides small business loans online has entered into an agreement with ClearFlow Commercial Finance to increase its lending capacity. According to the lending platform, through the agreement, ClearFlow is providing it with a $60 million credit facility to fund loans… Read More

SoFi Announces Entrepreneur Program 2.0

Online lending platform SoFi recently announced the launch of its Entrepreneur Program 2.0. The company reported that original program was launched four years ago and since then has helped four classes of 70 companies founded by the lender’s members to get off the ground with its… Read More

LendingHome Expands: Opens New Office in Pittsburgh

Marketplace lending platform LendingHome announced on Wednesday it has expanded operations by opening its new office in Pittsburgh. The online lender revealed it plans to bring a total of 50 well-paying financial technology jobs to Pittsburgh over the next year.  Co-Founder and CEO Matt Humphrey, who is Pittsburgh native… Read More

LandLordInvest Milestones: Completes Biggest Loan Yet & Surpasses £1 Million in Lending

LandlordInvest, the peer-to-peer lending platform for residential and commercial mortgages, announced on Monday it has completed a £740,741 bridging loan secured over a residential investment property in Wembley, Middlesex for a professional landlord with a substantial real estate portfolio. This transaction is notably the online lender’s… Read More

OnDeck Releases 2016 Third Quarter Results

On Thursday, online lender for small business OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) released its 2016 third quarter results. The platform shared that the report revealed its Loans Under Management saw an increase of 44% year-over-year to $1.1 billion, Originations by 27% to $613 million, and gross revenue by 15%… Read More