Tagged: prosper

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

Prosper Secures $50 Million Series G Investment

Prosper announced on Thursday it has secured a $50 million Series G investment from an investment fund co-managed by FinEX Asia. The online lender revealed that the investment brings its total equity raised to $410 million to date and it will be used to make strategic investments in… Read More

RiverNorth: Executing on Providing Income for Investors in Marketplace Lending Loans

RiverNorth is out with an encouraging note on its fund that invests in marketplace lending platform loans. As of the end of July 2017, RiverNorth’s portfolio consisted of 10,173 loans, with an average loan size of $10,176. The RiverNorth Marketplace Lending (NASDAQ:RMPLX) is designed to provide… Read More

Prosper Progress: Online Lender Reports Strong Q2 Growth, Closes $500 Million Securitization

Prosper Marketplace, a leading marketplace lending platform, has reported improved numbers for the second quarter.  Prosper has shared that it generated positive operating cash flow for the quarter and originations rocketed up 74% year over year. Prosper said they experienced strong demand for its personal… Read More

Down Round: Prosper Said to Raise Money at Dramatic Valuation Drop

Prosper Marketplace, one of the largest marketplace lending platforms in the US, is reportedly raising capital again at a significant decline to previous valuations. According to a report in the Information, Prosper is raising equity capital at a valuation of $550 million. This represents a… Read More

Prominent Fintech Pioneer Ron Suber Appointed Executive Vice Chairman at Credible, Joins Board of Directors

Ron Suber, President Emeritus of Prosper and high-profile Fintech ambassador and investor, has signed up as the Executive Vice Chairman of Credible. Suber will also become a member of Credible’s Board of Directors. Credible is a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan… Read More

Prosper Set to Shut Down Daily Finance App

On Friday, marketplace lending platform Prosper announced it was officially discontinuing its Prosper Finance Daily app on Monday (August 31st). The online lender revealed to help its users through the transition, it has teamed up with personal finance app Clarity Money to offer some of… Read More

Ron Suber Says P2P Lending is Daylight Banking (Not Shadow Finance)

Ron Suber, perhaps the most prominent global Fintech Ambassador and President Emeritus of Prosper Marketplace, is on an extended swing across Asia visiting various platforms and presenting at events. Visiting with CNBC Asia this week, Suber explained how important transparency is for online lending and… Read More

Ron Suber Departs Prosper Marketplace

Ron Suber, an iconic voice in the emerging Fintech sector and the most prominent leader in the marketplace lending industry, has announced his departure from Prosper Marketplace. First reported in a note published on LendAcademy, after five years of leadership at Prosper,  Suber has determined… Read More