Lending Club is an online financial community that brings together creditworthy borrowers and savvy investors so that both can benefit financially. We replace the high cost and complexity of bank lending with a faster, smarter way to borrow and invest.
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Lending Club opened in 2007 with one simple mission: create an alternative to banks that offers both borrowers and investors a great rate.
The company was founded by Renaud Laplanche, a highly respected entrepreneur; backed by a solid team that is made up of innovators from financial services, technology and consumer products.
Our board of directors and board of advisors include outstanding individuals who have reached the top of their respective fields. Lending Club was recently recognized as one of the 20 "Breakthrough Ideas for 2009" by Harvard Business Review, has been nominated for "Top 100 Innovators" by The Industry Standard, is on the JMP Hot 100 list, and the Always On Global 250 Top Private Companies list. In addition Lending Club won the Webby Award in 2008 for the "Best Banking Website" while also obtaining nominations and honors in 2009, 2011.