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BJ’s Wholesale Club Donates $100,000 to Maine Classrooms Through DonorsChoose

BJ’s Wholesale Club Donates 0,000 to Maine Classrooms Through DonorsChoose On Wednesday, BJ’s Wholesale Club announced it funded all classroom projects listed by teachers in Maine through crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.The $100,000 donation was from BJ’s Charitable Foundation and it fulfilled 165 classroom projects, benefiting 7,758 students in schools across the entire state. BJ’s stated that its donation supports a variety of projects across the entire… […]

Credible Adds Alan Gellman as Chief Marketing Officer

Credible Adds Alan Gellman as Chief Marketing Officer Former Wells Fargo digital marketing executive Alan Gellman has joined multi-lender marketplace Credible as Chief Marketing Officer. Most recently, Gellman was Esurance CMO and will now be Credible’s first CMO. While at Esurance, a self-directed insurance platform, Gellman was named one of “The 50 Most Innovative… Read More […]

Nesta Promotes Cross Border Equity Crowdfunding Alliance with China

Nesta Promotes Cross Border Equity Crowdfunding Alliance with China This is interesting. Nesta, the UK based non-profit foundation that focuses on innovation, believes the UK should work towards creating a cross border equity crowdfunding alliance with China. The UK has been the clear leader in online capital formation since the early days. While the… Read […]

Largest Lender: Funding Societies is First P2P Lender to Join International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Largest Lender: Funding Societies is First P2P Lender to Join International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers Singapore based Funding Societies has become the first peer-to-peer lending platform to become a member of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM), a prestigious forum for credit risk management. Funding Societies also reported that risk expert Terry […]

DiversyFund Unveils No Fee Real Estate Income Fund

DiversyFund Unveils No Fee Real Estate Income Fund DiversyFund, Inc., an online real estate investment platform, announced on Tuesday its “no fee” real estate debt fund to investors. The lender stated that with the Fund, investors gain the ability to invest in a diversified portfolio of real estate debt investments that target risk-adjusted returns and… Read More […]

LendingTree Announces Startup Innovation Spotlight Finalists

LendingTree Announces Startup Innovation Spotlight Finalists LendingTree announced on Monday the five finalists for its new Startup Innovation Spotlight initiative, which was to show off the top startup companies in fintech. The online lender teamed up with LeadsCorp for the contest. As previously reported, the LendingTree Startup Innovation Spotlight will recognize the most innovative… Read More The post […]

ThinCats Helps Academy of Contemporary Music Secure £2.4 Million

ThinCats Helps Academy of Contemporary Music Secure £2.4 Million Peer to peer lender ThinCats has facilitated a £2.4 million loan for the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) as part of a growth initiative by the Academy. Founded in 1997 to provide higher education courses for students in the contemporary music and arts arena, ACM… Read […]