CrunchBase Spotlight: Data hints at down rounds, but not wipeout, for marketplace lending

Marketplace lending may not be prospering now but a resurgence could be on deck.

The mercurial nature of P2P lending

The meteoric rise of e-lending platforms attracted a lot of interest among investors and entrepreneurs. Lending Club and OnDeck have already become public companies, and their competitors, such as Fun

For online lenders, it’s suddenly touch-and-go

A year ago, privately held online lenders likeĀ <a target="_blank" href="https://www.prosper.com">Prosper</a>, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.sofi.com/">SoFi</a> and <a target="_blank" href="htt

Online Lender Avant Acquires Debt Management Service ReadyForZero

Online lending platform Avant has acquired ReadyForZero, a Y Combinator-backed startup that helps consumers better manage their personal debit and credit using online financial software, the companies

AvantCredit Raises $20M To Grow Its Machine-Powered Online Lending Platform

Online lending startup AvantCredit, which is co-founded by two YC grads who previously worked on a personal finance app but saw greater opportunity in providing loans online to middle class, near-prim