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Orchard Partners with Bloomberg with Online Lending Data

  Orchard Platform, a Fintech company that provides online lending data and insights, has formed a partnership with Bloomberg to make its content available to terminal subscribers. This is an important strategic shift for Orchard as it vastly scales its content and services to a… Read More

Orchard’s Online Lending Ecosystem Update: “Lendscape”

  Orchard Platform, the nexus of loan originators and institutional investing, has updated their ongoing graphical view of the online lending  world or “Lendscape”.  As the online lending universe has moved from peer to peer lending, to marketplace lending to all forms of online lending,… Read More

Introducing The Orchard Deals Platform: A Suite of Technology Solutions for Loan Originators & Institutional Investors – Webinar

This forum brought to you by LendIt and Crowdfund Insider will feature David Snitkof, Co-Founder & Chief Analytics Officer at Orchard, giving a demo of their new platform and answering questions from Andrew Dix of Crowfund Insider. Deals is operated by Orchard Platform Markets, LLC,… Read More

Orchard Launches New Platform: Orchard Deals Matches Global Investors & Originators to Boost Online Lending Market

  Orchard Platform has rolled out Deals, operated by Orchard Platform Markets, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary, SEC-registered broker-dealer, and member of FINRA and SIPC. Deals is a global market where loan originators may discover low cost financing and institutional investors can connect, evaluate, and move… Read More

Traditional Banks are Really Shadow Finance & Wells Fargo Proves it.

Over the past several years, traditional financial services firms have thrown shade at alternative finance platforms by labeling them “Shadow Finance.” This oblique reference to Fintech firms seeking to disrupt and dethrone old school banks is standard banter on the various financial news networks. Even… Read More

Orchard & Experian Form Strategic Collaboration Partnership

Experian and Orchard Platform have announced a “strategic collaboration” designed to give institutional investors access to Experian’s consumer credit data. Orchard’s clients will now be able to use depersonalized credit data for ongoing monitoring of borrower creditworthiness for loans in existing portfolios. Additionally, Experian will… Read More

Orchard Platform Pivot? Not So Fast.

Earlier this week there was note circulating the Orchard was in the midst of a pivot.  Specifically, the report said Orchard was pivoting from a data/analytics platform to a loan trading platform. This was interesting as the secondary transaction platform for securities based on online loans… Read More

Orchard X: Secondary Market for Online Loans Delayed Due to Regulatory Hurdles

Orchard X, the secondary trading platform being created by Orchard platform, received coverage from NYTimes.com yesterday shedding some light on the delayed launch. The electronic trading platform for online lending assets was announced in April 2016 but since that date little has been said about a… Read More

Orchard: Consumer Unsecured Lending Down 44% from 2015 High but Increases from Previous Quarter

Orchard is out with their quarterly report and it is pretty interesting. As most people in the online lending industry know, this sector of finance has been going through a bit of a transition in recent months. Orchard has direct access to origination volume to… Read More

Prosper Report: System Error Overstates Return on Loans

Prosper Marketplace, one of the largest online lending platforms in the US, has apparently been overstating annual investment returns on loans due to an error in their systems. Bloomberg reported yesterday that investors were being notified of the error and that the issue has been… Read More

Orchard Explains How Consumer Online Lending Gets its Mojo Back

After years of rapid growth and promising predictions from the Fintech sector, consumer online lending stumbled in 2016. The one-two punch of fast money running for the doors and a jittery economy pulled the rug out from under the entire sector. Some industry followers responded… Read More

Fintech: Data Standardization is Your Next Competitive Advantage

When I took my first computer science courses in college, my professor often cited the old adage “Garbage in, Garbage out”. Most of the students in the classroom chuckled. For most of us, that was the first time we heard that expression. What he meant… Read More

Orchard Publishes Quarterly Online Lending Report: Originations Move Up From Q3

Orchard’s platform published their quarterly report a few days back covering Q4 of 2016. According to Orchard, loan volume increased in Q4 reversing a trend that began in Q4 of 2015.  While originations ticked up in Q4 versus Q3, they are still nowhere close to where… Read More

Orchard Platform Predicts Super Bowl Outcome: So Who Will Win? The Falcons or the Patriots?

  Orchard Platform has once again leveraged their deep data on online lending to predict the outcome of the SuperBowl. This will be the third year Orchard shifts gears and enters the odds-making space by using their data magic to divine a sporting event outcome… Read More

Orchard Publishes White Paper on Data Standardization for Online Lending

The advent of online lending has become a powerful vehicle for providing access to credit for many thousands of businesses and individuals. No longer do you have to take a trip to the corner bank to complete reams of forms only to be told sorry,… Read More

Lendscape: Orchard Updates Online Lending Infographic as 2016 Comes to a Close

Orchard Platform, the nexus of institutional money flowing into online lending platforms, has updated their Lendscape: a visual presentation of the online lending ecosystem. As industry participants know all too well, 2016 has been a challenging year for lenders. Orchard states that 2016 saw increasing… Read More

Top Fintech Stories from Crowdfund Insider during 2016

As one year comes to end it is a good opportunity to reflect on past events. The preceding 12 months have been a momentous period for internet finance including capital formation online. Fintech started as a curiosity that engendered much excitement – and fear for some…. Read More

What to Expect for Marketplace Lending in 2017

Market credibility and an emphasis on better transparency will be two key factors for marketplace lending in 2017. 2017 will be a pivotal year for the marketplace lending (MPL) space as the market will seek stabilization in both confidence and venture funding, following a challenging… Read More

Orchard Reports Originations Dropped in Q3, Down 21% from Q2 Volume

Orchard has published its quarterly report on loan originations for the online lending industry. According to their numbers, origination volumes continued to drop in Q3 from Q2 2016.  The decline was significant too – decreasing by 21% in Q3 and down 50% from the peak… Read More

Orchard: Loan Originations Appear to be Back on Track

Orchard Platform is out with their weekly report and they are reporting that “things appear to be getting back on track” as money is flowing back into the online lending sector.  New loan issuance is being led by platforms like SoFi and Avant. If this… Read More