Post Tagged with: "LendingTree"

Credit Karma Hits 60 Million Users, Will Add Mortgages

Credit Karma Hits 60 Million Users, Will Add Mortgages

by September 9, 2016 at 9:37 am 1 comment

Credit Karma now has 60 million users. Yes, that zero is supposed to be there. And the company, which gives out free credit scores and generates revenue from selling lending leads, is adding 1 million to 2 million users — which the company calls “members” — per month, a Credit Karma official told anRead More

LendingTree Will Buy Google Compare Clicks

LendingTree Will Buy Google Compare Clicks

by March 8, 2016 at 11:53 am 0 comments

SEATTLE — LendingTree will “buy the clicks” previously pointing to Google Compare, now that the search giant is shuttering the service, a top LendingTree official said. Nikul Patel, the chief operating officer and chief product officer of LendingTree, said last week at Bank Innovation 2016 here that the purchasing ofRead More

Striking Fintech Gold

Striking Fintech Gold

by December 2, 2015 at 10:29 pm 1 comment

If you invested in the S&P 500 at the start of 2015, by the end of trading today, you would have enjoyed a return of … 1.04%. Yeah, not impressive. But had you invested in the portfolio of fintech stocks Bank Innovation tracks, you would have scored a return of 39%. Yeah,Read More

OnDeck Reports Little Value from Online Aggregators

OnDeck Reports Little Value from Online Aggregators

by November 4, 2015 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Historically — and by “historically” I mean since the early 2000s — aggregators have largely fueled online lending. But something seems to be happening in the online lending aggregation space, or at least aggregation of small business lending. Yesterday, OnDeck Capital reported its third quarter earnings (+67% YOY originations growth), andRead More

My LendingTree Nears 1 Million Users, Launches iOS App

My LendingTree Nears 1 Million Users, Launches iOS App

by May 4, 2015 at 11:57 am 1 comment

Personal financial management app My LendingTree has rapidly gained users since its launch earlier this year. LendingTree CEO Doug Lebda said on the company’s earnings call last week that My LendingTree had nearly 1 million users. Lebda discussed the site at Bank Innovation 2015 in early March, saying the final touches were being putRead More

MyLendingTree Gets a Final Polish

MyLendingTree Gets a Final Polish

by March 13, 2015 at 10:48 am 2 comments

MyLendingTree, LendingTree’s play to create an online home for a borrowers’ credit, has entered the final stages of development. Doug Lebda, the founder and chief executive of LendingTree, said the kinks would iron out of MyLendingTree within the next couple of months, finalizing an application that the company views as centralRead More

LendingTree’s Lebda, USB’s Badarinath to Do Fireside Chats at BI ’15

LendingTree’s Lebda, USB’s Badarinath to Do Fireside Chats at BI ’15

by December 19, 2014 at 11:27 am 0 comments

Two of the banking innovation industry’s most dynamic — and experienced — executives will participate in fireside chats at Bank Innovation 2015, the annual gathering of banking innovation professionals for in-depth discussions on the future of financial services.

Online Lending Set for Massive Expansion, LendingTree’s Lebda Says

Online Lending Set for Massive Expansion, LendingTree’s Lebda Says

by October 28, 2014 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

Online lending is the darling of venture capitalists — witness Lenda, the startup specializing in home loans that announced a $1.5 million raise yesterday — and the space as a whole is white hot. “Consumer finance is the last big industry to move online,” Doug Lebda, founder and CEO ofRead More

Finovate Fall 2012 Best of Show Winners

Finovate Fall 2012 Best of Show Winners

by September 17, 2012 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Another Finovate conference is in the books. The Best of Show winners included MoneyDesktop, one of the companies on my watch list for accelerating the convergence of high tech and high touch, and one that should have been on my list, but had elude…