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Prosper Partners with BBVA on New HELOC Product

Prosper Marketplace, a leading marketplace lending platform, has launched a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) product in partnership with BBVA. According to a blog post, the HELOC is currently available in Texas, Florida, Arizona and Alabama. Prosper said the two companies are bringing together… Read More

Ron Suber Shares Perspective on Fintech: “Creating a successful digital bank is like golf and bridge – harder than it looks”

Ron Suber is one of the better-known names in the Fintech sector. Originally, Suber’s role as the President of the marketplace lending platform Prosper Marketplace brought Suber’s name to prominence as the Fintech emerged as an early leader in the US online lending market. Since… Read More

Report: Ron Suber Takes Board Seat at Fintech Qwil

Ron Suber, well-known in the Fintech sector for his leadership at Prosper and his many Fintech investments, has recently taken a board seat at Fintech startup Qwil. According to a report in the SF Business Journal, after being an investor, both debt and equity, and… Read More

Prosper Unveils Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Leading marketplace lending platform Prosper announced on Tuesday the release of its Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results. Prosper reported that during the quarter personal loan originations increased 27% compared to the first quarter of 2019, and the online lender has now generated positive adjusted EBITDA… Read More

Prosper Announces 2019 First Quarter Financial Results

Leading marketplace lending platform Prosper announced on Monday the release of the financial results for the first quarter of 2019. Prosper reported that during the quarter it closed its second warehouse facility with $300 million in commitments, providing the company with $500 million in total… Read More

Marketplace Lending Platform Prosper Settles Fraud Charges Brought by SEC, Pays $3 Million Penalty

Leading marketplace lending platform Prosper has settled fraud charges for misstating returns, according to a release from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Without admitting or denying the allegations, Prosper has consented to an SEC order finding it violated an anti-fraud provision of the Securities… Read More

Prosper Releases Full Year 2018 Financial Results

Prosper, a leading peer-to-peer lending platform connecting borrowers and investors, has released the financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2018. Financial highlights include: Total Net Revenue, which includes the non-cash impact related to warrants to purchase preferred stock, decreased to $104.4 million… Read More

Prosper to Add HELOC Product to Lending Platform

Online lender Prosper will be adding a new digital Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) product in 2019, according to a note from the company. The introduction of the HELOC is described as a new milestone for the marketplace lending platform. Prosper is one of… Read More

Prosper Releases 2018 Second Quarter Results

Online lender Prosper announced earlier this week the release of its 2018 second quarter results. According to Prosper, year-over-year loan originations increased 12% to $867 million, Net Loss decreased 70% to ($12.6) million and Adjusted EBITDA has also increased 31% to $8.8 million. Highlights of the… Read More

Milestone: Marketplace Lender Prosper Tops One Million Loans

Online lender Prosper announced a new milestone yesterday. The marketplace lending platform topped one million loans this past week representing over $13 billion in originations. The news, shared via a blog post, stated; “Since we launched in 2006 as the first peer-to-peer lending company in… Read More

Prosper Announces First Quarter of 2018 Results: Loan Originations Up 27% Year-over-Year & More Than $2 Billion of Co-Sponsored Securitizations Closed

Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending platform connecting borrowers and investors, reported earlier this week its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. The online lender revealed that loan originations increased 27% year-over-year to $744 million, driven by strong demand for the company’s personal loan product… Read More

Fintech Pagaya Receives $75 Million in Debt Financing from Citi

Pagaya Investments, a Fintech company in the asset management space, has received $75 million in debt financing from Citi. Simultaneously, Pagaya announced the creation of the “Opportunity Fund” to meet growing institutional interest in consumer credit as an asset class. Launched in2016, Pagaya has raied… Read More

PeerIQ CEO Ram Ahluwalia: 2017 Saw a Resurgence of Growth in Online Lending

  There are several people in the online lending industry, inclusive of marketplace and balance sheet lending, that truly know just about everything going on in this evolving sector of finance. Ram Ahluwalia, CEO and co-founder of PeerIQ is one of these persons. His company… Read More

The Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2018

Last year, I boldly predicted 10 Fintech movements that will take place as Earth makes another perfect rotation around our Sun. It’s always fun to look back and see how wrong I was, so let’s stump the chump! Here are my original predictions. Let’s score… Read More

Looking at 2018: A Discussion with Ron Suber

  Ron Suber is one of the best known names in the marketplace lending world and a staunch champion of the future of online lending. For many years, Suber was President of Prosper – a leading platform that targets the consumer lending sector – mainly… Read More

Prosper Appoints Former Bank of America Executive Justine Metz As New Head of Marketing

Prosper Marketplace, a leading peer-to-peer lending platform connecting borrowers and investors, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Justine Metz as Executive Vice President of Marketing. According to the online lender, Metz has over 25 years of marketing experience and joins Prosper from SRS Acquiom, a… Read More

Prosper Appoints Former J.P. Morgan Chase CMO Claire Huang to Board of Directors

Peer-to-peer lending platform Prosper announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan, Claire Huang to its board of directors. According to Prosper, Huang has held senior leadership positions at various well-known financial services companies, which includes Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, and American Express. While… Read More

Prosper Releases Third Quarter 2017 Results: Loan Originations Up 164% Year-Over-Year

On Monday, leading peer-to-peer lending platform for consumer loans, Prosper, reported growth in both transaction revenue and loan originations for the third quarter of 2017. The online lender claimed that the continued demand for personal loan product resulted in $822 million in loan originations through its… Read More

Fitch Upgrades Select Ratings, Outlook on Prosper Marketplace ABS

Fitch has moved to upgrade ratings that impact assets originated on the Prosper marketplace lending platform. According to the rating agency, Fitch taken the following rating actions on two Citi Held for Asset Issuance trusts, which are backed by marketplace loans: CIiti Held for Asset Issuance… Read More

Ron Suber: We are in the Golden Age of Fintech

  Ron Suber has become one of the most recognizable voices in the global Fintech arena. Since officially departing the Fintech he helped to create, the former President of Prosper Marketplace has become an elder statesman for online lending and financial innovation in general. An… Read More

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