One month after reports of a sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit against the online lending startup Social Finance came to light, the company has announced that its hard-charging chief
CommonBond, one of the biggest of the second generation of startups tackling online lending, has launched a direct student loan product as it expands its footprint in the debt business. The company is
New York-based lending marketplace, CommonBond, has managed to attract a more modest -- but still significant -- $35 million in fresh financing for its own expansion plans.
Student lending service Social Finance is close to securing a new round of as much as $75 million, according to two investors familiar with the company's plans. The San Francisco-based company is o