During the week I share the latest marketplace lending news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
PayPal acquires Swift; Lending Club and OnDeck Q2 Earnings from PeerIQ – The weekly PeerIQ newsletter delves into the recent LendingClub and OnDeck earnings.
SoFi Is Being Sued by an Employee Claiming He Was Fired for Reporting Sexual Harassment from Fortune – Bad news for SoFi. A former employee is suing the company and a class action lawsuit is coming.
How to get down payment help if you don’t have rich parents from San Francisco Chronicle – Good profile of Unison and how their unique HomeBuyer program works.
Samsung to Power Biometric Authentication Pilot for Bank of America from Finovate – Biometrics is going to become a big part of fintech. Bank of America is piloting a new system from Samsung.
Alan Gellman Joins Credible as Chief Marketing Officer from PRWeb – Personal finance marketplace Credible lands a seasoned veteran as their new CMO.
Daylight Transparency: A Win/Win for Lenders and Investors from eOriginal – Transparency is so important in marketplace lending and eOriginal weighs in on recent comments from Ron Suber.
Business Lending Dynamics Across the United States from Orchard – Check out this analysis by David Snitkof of Orchard on the diversity of the small business lending universe. [Read more…]