Investment Banking News
April 6, 2017
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Kabbage®, a pioneering financial services, technology and data platform, announced it has extended more than $3 billion to small businesses across all 50 U.S. states, covering every industry. The company has also now served over 100,000 small businesses through its platform, representing the largest customer base of any online small business lender.

The battle between banking behemoths and new-age fintech firms may seem like the classic David versus Goliath. But dig a little deeper and there may not be much merit in pitting one against the other. On the surface, one seems like an antiquated giant that's hard to beat and the other is young, relevant and oh so agile. .

The technology transforming the financial sector is creating a historic opportunity to make financial services better and more accessible for all Americans. With this technology, consumers are finding new opportunities to borrow more affordably, save, invest, and transmit money. 

As companies cashed in on improved investor sentiments towards equity markets around the globe to raise fresh capital, the largest U.S. banks leveraged their strength in the U.S. market as well as in Europe to increase their share of total equity issuances from an average of 32% over the last three quarters to almost 35% now.


Panelists include: David Johnson, First Associates; Valerie Kay, Lending Club; Karan Mehta, Marlette Funding; William Black, Moody's; Steven Moffitt, Goldman Sachs; Moderator: Bruce Bloomingdale, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Recorded at LendIt USA 2017.

Panelists include: Diwakar Choubey, MoneyLion; Dave Tomlinson, BorrowersFirst; Camilo Concha, LendingUSA; Matt Albrecht, Uplift Financial; Moderator: Larry Chiavaro, First Associates Loan Servicing, LLC. Recorded at LendIt USA 2017.


As demand from Wall Street for securitization of marketplace loans continues to grow, so does the scrutiny from rating agencies and investors. This informative 30-minute webinar explores successful strategies for structuring transactions for securitizations to receive favorable consideration from the rating agencies.