• FOUNDING YEAR: 2007
    LOCATION:
    United States
    REGION:
    CA
    Last Update:
    27 Jun, 2019
    Phone:
    +1 415-632-5600

Description

FOCUS

PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
Costumer loans, Business Loans. Provides loans at a very low rate when compared to banks. Investors - Better return from the diversified portfolio of loans.
REVENUE MODEL:
Viewable by subscribers only
MAIN CLIENTS:
Guild Staging & design.
EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS:
Citi bank, HomeAdvisor, BancAlliance, Alibaba, Google, CreditKarma, MileagePlus, YNAB, Quizzle, etc. To provide affordable loans to consumers, lending club has strategic partnership with banks.
COMMENT
No prepayment penalty, fast processing of the loans when compared to traditional banks. The online system and sound technology help the company lower the cost of credit and pass the savings back in the form of lower rates for borrowers and solid returns for investors.

PEOPLE

FOUNDERS:
Renaud Laplanche
Board Members and Advisors:
Michael S. Barr, Jeff Huber, Alex W. "Pete" Hart, Gary Briggs, Christopher D Thom, Brian M. Barefoot, John Furjanic, Dr. Walter Kuemmerle, Soul Htite, Renaud Laplanche, John Mack, Mary Meeker, Hans Morris, Lawrence H. Summers, Simon Williams, Daniel T. Ciporin, Jeff Crowe
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES:
501-1000
INVESTORS:
Flint Capital,Coatue Management,BlackRock,Sands Capital Ventures,DST Global,FinSight Ventures,T. Rowe Price,Union Square Ventures,Thomvest Ventures,Foundation Capital,Norwest Venture Partners - NVP,Canaan Partners,Gold Hill Capital,Google Capital,Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,Morgenthaler Ventures,Amidzad Partners,Silicon Valley Bank

TRACTION

VALUATION / MARKET CAP:
$8.5 Billions in 2015
NUMBER OF TRANSACTIONS:
290 K
TRANSACTIONS VALUE:
$3.5 Billions
ACTIVE USERS:
0.1300
COMMENT:
Lending Club has joined the Millennium Alternative Investment Network (MAIN) expanding access for investors and advisers who may now quickly and easily build a diversified portfolio of Lending Club loans.

MOMENTUM

FUNDED:
YES
TOTAL FUNDING:
$216 Millions
SEED & PRIOR FUNDING:
$127 Million
SEED CLOSED ON:
May 2013
SEED PRIOR FUNDING COMMENT:
Cumulative funding indicated
FUNDING SERIES:
SERIES A
$10.3 Millions Closed: Aug 2007
SERIES B
$12 Million Closed: Mar 2009
SERIES C
$24.5 Millions Closed: Apr 2010
SERIES D
$25 Millions Closed: Aug 2011
SERIES E
$17.5 Millions Closed: Jun 2012
LISTED:
YES

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