Marketplace lending

Will banks be pulled into GameStop uproar?

02/04/21

Banks weren't involved in the trading frenzy, but some observers say the regulatory response should address risks to all financial institutions.

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Fresh off IPO, Upstart aims to push boundaries of AI-based lending

12/20/20

The online lender, which raised $240 million, wants to take its artificial intelligence technology for evaluating borrowers to the next level and expand its partnerships with banks, its CEO says.

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Why PPP fraud hit fintechs harder than banks

11/11/20

Scammers may have had more success at duping fintechs than banks in obtaining Paycheck Protection Program loans. But there are reasons for this apparent disparity.

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End of an era: LendingClub to drop P2P platform

10/08/20

The San Francisco fintech, which is buying Radius Bancorp, will discontinue peer-to-peer lending and instead offer new products, like high-yield savings accounts, to its retail investors.

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