Marketplace Lending Platform

Marketplace Lending Platform
Jordan-Based P2P Lending Platform Raises $18.5M
September 12, 2022

The Jordanian FinTech liwwa has closed an $18.5 million pre-Series B round of equity and debt funding, Wamda reported today. The round included $4.5 million in equity investment led by existing investors, DASH Ventures, Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank FMO, Edgo and Bank al Etihad, in...

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LendingClub Extends Balance Transfer To More Customers
June 18, 2019

To drive savings and simplicity while improving financial health, LendingClub has extended balance transfer to more borrowers. The offering lets borrowers seamlessly pay credit cards as well as high-interest debt as part of the personal loan process, the company said in an announcement. Borrowers enter...

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CFPB Issues No-Action Letter To Upstart Network
September 15, 2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a no-action letter to Upstart Network, the first of its kind since the government watchdog created the no-action letter program to encourage innovations that have consumers’ best interests in mind. In a letter to the Upstart Network, which is...

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Lendio And Comcast Pair On SMB Lending
June 13, 2017

SMB online lending marketplace Lendio and Comcast announced a collaboration on a pilot program that will give Comcast Business customers easier access to Lendio’s marketplace and network of more than 75 lenders. We chatted with Lendio about the pair-up, how it came together and what...

Credit Climb Shakes Up Student Loans
April 14, 2016

When it comes to higher education lending options, many students have found themselves in scenarios with loans they simply can’t pay back. But there’s also a growing number of startups trying to step in with solutions, including options to help those students refinance loans. And...

Is The Tide Going Out On Marketplace Lending?
February 15, 2016

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