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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

Orchard & OnDeck Partner on Reporting for Institutional Investors

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) and Orchard Platform have signed an agreement where Orchard will provide a scalable solution to manage the  reporting for institutional investors purchasing loans via the OnDeck Marketplace. The agreement will also provide OnDeck with access to the entire Orchard for Originators product… Read More

Silicon Valley Clueless? Orchard Says Contrary to Popular Belief ABS Industry Positive Towards Online Lending

Orchard platform in their weekly report addressed the most recent ABS East conference – a hot Wall Street gathering on all things securitization. This year opening remarks were delivered by Steve Eisman who was made famous by his depiction in the Hollywood film the Big… Read More

Orchard Launches New Data Program for Online Lending

Orchard Platform has launched a “Data Partner Program” that aggregates loan data from a range of leading online lending platforms. Via the Orchard Data Partner Program, originators will be able to gain the ability to analyze and compare their loan performance to that of their… Read More

Orchard Launches Weekly Online Lending “Snapshot”

Orchard Platform has announced the creation of a weekly online lending snapshot to provide industry followers an overview of activity within the online sector including marketplace and balance sheet lending.  Orchard stated; “…the snapshot will be produced on a weekly basis with the intention of… Read More

Orchard: Loan Originations Tank in Q2 as Online Lending Seeks Traction

Orchard Platform, the nexus of institutional money and online lenders, is out with their Q2 2016 report and it is pretty dismal. Consumer unsecured quarterly originations declined by 34.3% versus Q1 of this year.  Comparing Q2 with the same period in 2015, loan originations dipped… Read More

Franchise Lender ApplePie Integrates with Orchard Platform

Orchard has added a unique online lender to its Market Data product. ApplePie Capital, a company that provides access to capital for the franchise industry will now accept institutional investors via the Orchard service. ApplePie is the first online lender solely focused on the franchises…. Read More

David Snitkof of Orchard Shares Unique Insight into Online Lending Market Dynamics

Orchard Marketplace is a platform that is uniquely positioned at the intersection of institutional money and online lending. If you are a large investor you are using Orchard to manage and access loans on all marketplace lending platforms. This perspective means that Orchard can easily… Read More

Orchard is Getting Bigger

Orchard Platform is growing. So much so they have leased a lot more Manhattan space. Announced this week, Orchard is upgrading from the 7,000 square foot office space at 101 Fifth Avenue, to a 26,242 square foot space by taking over two floors of 386… Read More

Orchard Lendscape Update as Lenders Increasingly Specialize

Orchard, the company that channels institutional money into online lending platforms, has updated their Lendscape infographic once again. Orchard does a pretty good job of providing a “broad narrative” of industry progression. Even in the chopper waters of a anemic economy, platforms are continuing to enter… Read More

Bill Ullman Appointed Chief Commercial Officer at Orchard

Long-time Orchard Senior Advisor Bill Ullman has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer of the Fintech firm. Ullman has been providing his insight and perspective to Orchard since the firm was founded in 2013.  Ullman, reporting directly to Orchard CEO Matt Burton, will now direct global… Read More

Will Citi Buy Lending Club Loans? What Does this Mean for the Marketplace Lending Industry?

Shares in Lending Club (NYSE:LC) jumped last week as chatter popped up in a report in WSJ.com that Citigroup may be purchasing, or perhaps providing financing, for their loans.  This is the second round of positive news as it was recently revealed that Chinese billionaire Tianqiao… Read More

Whole Banking – Organic or Conventional?

  If you walk into any Whole Foods Market, you’ll see a stunning variety of produce — fruits and vegetables, meats and fish, bread and cheese — meticulously arranged, designed to inspire your appetite with their bounty. Look closely, and you’ll notice that some of… Read More

Orchard Will Launch Electronic Trading Platform for Marketplace Lending Assets

Orchard Platform connects most of the established marketplace lending platforms to institutional investors via their virtual data pipes.  The company is at the epicenter of the online lending industry and recently held a gathering of many well-known lenders this past March. During their inaugural partner… Read More

Orchard Publishes White Paper on Stress Testing of Marketplace Lending Platforms

Orchard Platform is holding a marketplace lending industry gathering today in New York City. The event is designed to help the industry scale and desires to be a positive catalyst in the evolution of online lending. Best practices, knowledge sharing and regulatory risk are key… Read More

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