• Online Lending Technology Company LendKey Raises $12.5M

    Online Lending Technology Company LendKey Raises $12.5M

    LendKey, a cloud-based lending technology company, has raised $12.5 million in Series B funding. Led by Updata Partners and TTV Capital and joined by existing investor Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Gotham Ventures, the round brings LendKey to a total of $22 million in funding. Formerly known as Fynanz, LendKey switched its branding at the beginning of this year to distinguish itself from its… Read More

  • Fynanz Scores $6.5 Million For Peer-To-Peer Student Lending Platform

    Fynanz, a peer to peer lending platform for student loans, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ Gotham Ventures, The Brazos Group, Zelkova Ventures and JBR Media Ventures. This latest round of funding brings the startup’s total funding to over $8 million. Fynanz will use the funding to expand its credit union and student lending marketplace, and… Read More

  • GreenNote Offers More Peer-to-Peer Loans To Tackle the College Funding Gap

    If you are having trouble paying for college, maybe you can hit up your social network for a loan. That’s the idea behind GreenNote, another peer-to-peer lending startup that is launching this week. (The site is still going through load testing, but should be up fully by Wednesday). Prosper, Zopa, and Lending Club (which is under regulatory scrutiny) already offer general P2P loans… Read More