Tagged: ron suber

Mobile Identity Platform Juvo Creates Partnership with Samsung NEXT

  Juvo, a mobile Identity scoring provider that wants to be a catalyst for providing access to finance for the underbanked, has announced a strategic investment from Samsung NEXT that will help provide access to the billions of prepaid users around the world who are currently financially… Read More

Women Became the Story in 2017

As Oprah Winfrey put it during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on January 7th, 2018. The reverberations of her words have re-ignited, for anyone who thought it was a just a trend, the importance of #metoo, the industry-agnostic movement. Actually, it is all-encompassing… 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

Crikey! Credible Raises $50 Million with Initial Public Offering in Australia on ASX

Credible, a very promising early stage Fintech marketplace, has gone raised $50 million in an Initial Public Offering (IPO). While the IPO is in itself interesting, the fact that Credible listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is telling. The offering, described as the largest… Read More

Q&A YieldStreet CEO Milind Mehere: Excited about Growth and YieldStreet’s Future

    Launched in NYC in 2015, YieldStreet aims to allow people to invest in alternative investments that are backed by real collateral. With the ultimate mission of “prosperity for all,” YieldStreet has plans to help “millions” of investors attain financial independence. With a world-class advisory… Read More

Lend360: A New Era in Online Lending

I arrived in Dallas, Texas, the night before 2017’s Lend360. A conference catering to lenders, investors and vendors in the online lending space. It started out as OLA (Online Lenders Alliance) a number of years ago. Next year, Lend360 will take place in Chicago, one… 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

Ron Suber, Mitch Jacobs & Alexandra Wilkis Wilson to Advise YieldStreet

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Tuesday Rob Suber of Prosper Marketplace, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Gilt, and Mitch Jacobs of OnDeck, has joined its advisory board. While speaking about Suber, Wilkis Wilson, and Jacobs’ advisory appointments, Milind Mehere, CEO of… Read More

Lend360: Fintech is No longer a Boutique Financing Option, but a Key Component of Lending Market

Lend360 is an online lending / Fintech event taking place this coming October. As online lending and other forms of alternative finance have emerged as the future of the entire financial services sector, there have been a proliferation of conferences and events designed to tackle… Read More

Credible Adds Alan Gellman as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Wells Fargo digital marketing executive Alan Gellman has joined multi-lender marketplace Credible as Chief Marketing Officer. Most recently, Gellman was Esurance CMO and will now be Credible’s first CMO. While at Esurance, a self-directed insurance platform, Gellman was named one of “The 50 Most Innovative… 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

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

Ron Suber Named Strategic Advisor for Juvo

Juvo, a mobile Identity Scoring platform, has appointed Ron Suber, president of Prosper Marketplace, as strategic advisor to the company. Suber is a high profile investor in Fintech companies and is also investor in Juvo. The company said Suber’s prolific presence in Fintech and industry… Read More

New Record & Update: In April Money360 Closed $45M in Real Estate Marketplace Loans

M0ney360, a leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, closed more than $45 million in loans in April, bringing the company’s total production to over $250 million in closed loans, with an expected $500 million in transactions by year-end. Money360’s recent loan closings span properties… Read More

2017 Benzinga Fintech Award Winners

Last week, Benzinga held its annual Fintech Awards event in Manhattan. The proceedings prior to the actual award presentations included some well known names from both traditional and alternative finance alongside a series of three minute pitch sessions. At the event, representatives from a wide range… Read More

Prosper President Ron Suber Shares Insight & Perspective with French Fintech Industry

Ron Suber, the President of the US marketplace lender Prosper, was interviewed today by Cédric Teissier, the CEO of the French factoring platform Finexkap, at the annual conference of the  France Fintech association, titled “Fintech Revolution 2017 – Here to Stay”. Cédric Teissier asked Ron… Read More

Ron Suber on Fintech & Fraud: A Global Challenge (Deck)

Acts of fraud have been around since the dawning of time. How fraud occurs is a never-ending, shape-shifting challenge for individuals, companies and public authorities. There will always be a new scam. There will always be another Ponzi or Madoff looking to separate hard-earned money… Read More

Seen & Heard at LendItUSA 2017: An Industry Built to Last

LendItUSA, the annual event that jumps between New York City and San Francisco everu 12 months, opened up to larger audiences and an industry sector that endured a challenging year. The online lending sector received a two-punch assault in 2016; a battle that left the… Read More

The Stamina of Rocky Balboa: Prosper President Ron Suber Updates on Marketplace Lending Industry (Video)

Ron Suber, the President of Prosper and a perennial keynote speaker at the annual LendIt conference, delivered a rousing update on the status of marketplace lending.  Directly addressing the challenges that impacted all online lenders in the past year, Suber stated; “Success this past year required… Read More