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Happy New Year! LendingClub’s Acquisition of Radius Bank Approved by the OCC

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) will start 2021 on a high note it seems. The online lender and aspiring digital bank has had its acquisition of Radius Bank approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), according to many reports. Additionally, the decision letter was… Read More

LendingClub – Cautiously Optimistic for 2021

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has published a blog post reflecting on platform performance and hope for the forthcoming new year as we turn the corner on past months that have been dominated by an ongoing health crisis. LendingClub was hammered by COVID-19, like many online lenders, seeing… Read More

LendingClub Recognized as Top Workplace in Utah

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) has received a nice recognition from the Salt Lake Tribune. A relatively recent presence in Utah, LendingClub has been rccognized as a Top Workplace for 2020. According to a note from LendingClub,  the list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through… Read More

LendingClub Shares Hit 6 Month High

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) shares hit a six-month high today rising over 9% to close at $7.48 each. The strong performance came on day when markets were slightly green overall but alongside no news for the Fintech. LendingClub has not traded above this level since last April…. Read More

LendingClub Q3 Numbers: Loan Originations Down 83% Year-Over-Year but Improving 79% Sequentially

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC) has announced its Q3 results for the period ending September 30, 2020. LendingClub, a leading online lender, has been battered by the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis but is reporting a bounce back in loan originations. According to the earnings report, loan… Read More

GROUNDFLOOR CEO Brian Dally Comments on LendingClub’s Decision to Stop Allowing Retail Investors to Participate in Marketplace Loans

Last week, LendingClub (NYSE:LC) filed an 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to stop offering retail notes by the end of the year. The leading marketplace lender in the US started as a peer to peer lender but over the… Read More

13G Filing Shows ARK Investment Management Controls 10.47% of LendingClub Shares

ARK Investment Management LLC, an investment management firm looking to invest in the “next big thing,” now controls a 10.47% stake in LendingClub (NYSE:LC), according to a Schedule 13G filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The revelation of the significant shareholding comes during… Read More

LendingClub Files 8-K Indicating It Will Cease Offering and Selling Retail Notes [u]

Closing an Important Chapter LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the leading marketplace lender in the US, has filed an 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission stating it will cease offering Retail Notes as of the end of 2020. In an email distributed to LendingClub retail investors, the… Read More

LendingClub: Research Indicates Consumers Pay Personal Loans Before Credit Cards, Reports that Repayment Rates are High

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), a top marketplace lender serving consumers, says two recent studies indicate that personal loan payments take priority over paying off credit cards. Of course, this is good news for LendingClub – a long time advocate of cheaper personal loans versus expensive credit card… Read More

Five Things You Should Know if You’re Building Products to Improve Financial Wellbeing

Expand your business’ impact by designing smarter products that benefit customers Building great financial products should follow the same basic rules as building any other solid products. However, this post will go beyond the basics and discuss how we can build financial products to improve… Read More

Broadening the Reach of Financial Literacy Through Hyper-Personalization

How might hyper-personalization improve your products? Behavioral economics is the field of study which acknowledges that people are irrational beings; as explained by economist Richard Thaler in his book, Misbehaving, humans don’t behave the same way as theoretical decision-makers he calls ‘Econs’, who always make… Read More

LendingClub CEO Scott Sanborn: We have been preparing for an adverse environment for the past several years

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) is the leading online consumer lender in the US and the first big Fintech lender to go public on the NYSE. Over $50 billion in lending has been originated on the platform that claims more than 3 million customers. The last few years… Read More

LendingClub Q2 Hit by COVID: Loan Originations of $325.8 Million, Down 90% year-over-year

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) is out with Q2 earnings and, as anticipated, COVID-19 has hit the online lender hard. According to the company, during the quarter loan originations came in at $325.8 million, down 90% year-over-year. LendingClub’s net revenue during the quarter was down 77% year over… Read More

LendingClub’s LCX Marketplace Now Allows Bidding on Loans Before Issuance

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the largest marketplace lender in the US, is expanding its LCX platform to provide biding and pricing on loans prior to issuance. This marketplace is said to operate down to the individual loan level thus providing exceptional granularity, according to a… Read More

LendingClub Report: We are observing resilience on the platform

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has published a blog post and affiliated 8-K updating on platform performance during a challenging market pummeled by COVID-19. During the last earnings report, LendingClub reported loan originations down in April by a whopping 90%. Today’s missive is a bit more optimistic as… Read More

LendingClub Adds COVID-19 Help Center for Members, Adds New Services for Challenging Economic Environment

  LendingClub (NYSE:LC), an online lending marketplace and emerging digital bank, has announced the launch of the “Member Center,” a centralized location for users to find assistance and support to better manage their financial lives during the COVID-19 crisis. Early one, when the Coronavirus first… Read More

LendingClub Q1: Loan Originations Sink Along with Net Revenue as COVID-19 Hammers Online Lender

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) is out with its first-quarter earnings report and the numbers are indicative of the problematic economy that has been crushed by the Coronavirus pandemic. LendingClub, the leading marketplace lender in the US, delivered numbers that showed a significant decline versus the same… Read More

Industry Chatter Indicates Many Online Lenders are Laying Off Employees, Some Fintechs May Never Recover

Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider covered the news that LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest Fintech consumer lender in the US, was furloughing and eliminating jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has apparently driven the elimination of 471 individual jobs. Shockingly, LendingClub’s President saw his position eliminated…. Read More

LendingClub Reduces Workforce as COVID-19 Crisis Hits Loan Originations, Company President Exits

In a somewhat shocking but not unexpected move, LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has announced a round of layoffs and furloughs today as the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Fintech hard. In brief, loan originations for the mainly consumer lender, have tanked requiring the Fintech to reposition itself… Read More

Once Economy Shifts from Respond to Recover, Fintechs May Benefit: Report

Many Fintechs are actively engaged in supporter consumers and businesses in the battle to survive in an economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Simultaneously, some funding has dried up putting some startups at risk. This may include Fintechs. Yet one report expects that Fintechs may… Read More

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