Online Lending Startup Earnest Said to Look for a Buyer

Category: Personal Loans
Published: Monday, 22 May 2017
Earnest Inc., the financial-technology startup backed by venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, is looking for a buyer as the market for peer-to-peer lending matures, and it struggles to raise new funds.

Student loan startup backed by $300M may be sold for only $100M

Category: Personal Loans
Published: Sunday, 21 May 2017
The company was founded in 2013 by CEO Louis Beryl on the promise of providing student loan debt refinancing and personal loans. Larger competitors, like San Francisco-based Lending Club, went public but saw their shares falter (Lending Club shares ...

Home National Bank officially coming to Middleport

Category: Personal Loans
Published: Saturday, 20 May 2017
The branch will be a full service location offering home, auto and personal loans along with a full complement of deposit services.

LendingClub looks to former Paypal exec at it eyes consumer credit

Category: Personal Loans
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
San Francisco-based fintech Lending Club has named a former PayPal executive as its president, saying this week that Steve Allocca will begin next week and report directly to CEO Scott Sanborn.