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Aug 01, 2019, 10:33 ET LendUp Names Chris Lewis and Gizelle Barany to Executive Team

Today, LendUp, announced Chris Lewis and Gizelle Barany, two highly respected compliance and corporate executives, will join the company as Chief...


Jan 10, 2019, 11:00 ET LendUp Creates Stand-Alone Company To Accelerate Expansion Of Its Growing Credit Card Business, Fueled By New Capital Injection

LendUp, a financial technology company for the emerging middle class, today announced an undisclosed investment led by LL Funds LLC and Invus...


Jun 21, 2018, 12:00 ET LendUp, Award Winning Fintech Innovator, Adds Capital One Co-Founder Nigel Morris As Board Chair And QED Investors Co-Founder Frank Rotman As Board Member

LendUp, the fast-growing fintech firm for the emerging middle class, today announced Capital One co-founder Nigel Morris joined as board chair, and...


May 09, 2018, 11:00 ET LendUp Bolsters Leadership Team Across Finance, Engineering, Credit Card Product, InfoSec, And Legal, And Improves Diversity

LendUp, a fast-growing fintech firm for the emerging middle class, today announced a number of executive hires, including a General Counsel and VP of ...


Apr 26, 2018, 06:00 ET LendUp Grows its Data and People Teams in Richmond, VA

LendUp, a fast-growing financial services firm for the emerging middle class, today announced key leadership hires in Richmond, VA, growing the...


Apr 17, 2018, 09:00 ET LendUp and Nonprofit EARN Launch Cross-Sector Partnership to Combat America's Savings Crisis

LendUp, a fast-growing financial services firm for the emerging middle class, and EARN, a national nonprofit empowering low-income Americans to take...


Apr 09, 2018, 01:16 ET Fast Company Names LendUp Finalist in 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards

LendUp, a fast-growing financial services firm for the emerging middle class, has been honored as a finalist in Fast Company's annual World Changing...


Apr 02, 2018, 05:25 ET LendUp Executives Join U.S. Business Delegation to Qatar

LendUp, a fast-growing U.S. fintech firm focused on improving financial inclusion, joined a recent U.S. Trade Mission to Qatar, organized by the...


Feb 20, 2018, 09:36 ET LendUp Named to World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance List

LendUp, a socially responsible fintech company building the fastest-growing destination for the emerging middle class, was named one of the World's...


Nov 08, 2017, 05:00 ET LendUp Hires First Chief Financial Officer, Announces Significant Growth Milestones

LendUp, a socially responsible fintech company for the emerging middle class, today announced that Bill Donnelly, former VP of Global Financial...


Sep 20, 2017, 09:00 ET LendUp Names Jotaka Eaddy VP of Policy, Strategic Engagement & Impact; Reinforces Commitment to Improving Borrowers' Financial Health

LendUp, a socially responsible financial services firm for the emerging middle class, today announced it has appointed Jotaka Eaddy Vice President of ...


Sep 11, 2017, 11:33 ET LendUp Recognized by Fast Company for 2017 Innovation by Design Awards

LendUp, a socially responsible financial services firm for the emerging middle class, was selected as a finalist in the Social Good category of Fast...


Jun 29, 2017, 09:00 ET LendUp Announces Strategic Investment from PayPal, Additions to Leadership Team

LendUp, a socially responsible financial services firm for the emerging middle class, today announced that PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) has made a strategic ...


May 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Aspen Institute, LendUp Strike Innovative Partnership to Tackle Growing Problem of Income Volatility Impacting American Workers

The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program and LendUp, a socially responsible lender for the emerging middle class, today announced Finance...


May 16, 2017, 13:05 ET LendUp And Beneficial State Bank Announce Major Expansion Of Credit Card Partnership

LendUp, a socially responsible lender for the emerging middle class, and Beneficial State Bank (Beneficial State), a social enterprise bank, today...


Mar 02, 2017, 06:00 ET LendUp Closes Another $100 Million Credit Facility & Surpasses $1 Billion In Loan Originations

LendUp, a socially responsible lender for the emerging middle class, today announced it has closed another $100 million credit facility with...


Jun 02, 2016, 09:00 ET LendUp Welcomes CFPB Proposed Payday Lending Rules

LendUp, a Silicon Valley-based startup focused on expanding access to safe credit for traditionally underbanked consumers, today released the...


Jun 17, 2014, 08:55 ET Wyoming, Minnesota Make 10 States for LendUp

As of this week, Wyoming and Minnesota residents are eligible to apply for short term loans from the California-based online lending innovator LendUp....


May 29, 2014, 08:58 ET LendUp Launches in Oregon and New Mexico to Offer a Better Alternative to Payday Loans

This month, LendUp added Oregon and New Mexico to the list of states the California-based online lending innovator can offer a better alternative to...


Oct 17, 2013, 08:00 ET LendUp Brings Innovative Solution to The Payday Problem to Missouri, Louisiana

LendUp, the socially responsible online lender, has launched its services in both Missouri and Louisiana and now offers borrowers in those states the ...


Aug 19, 2013, 09:00 ET How to solve payday lending? Stop the problem before it starts.

14 Million people used a payday loan last year. Of those, 16 percent started the cycle from an emergency expense such as a car repair or medical...


May 17, 2013, 09:00 ET LendUp Wins Top Award at Financial Technology Conference

Thousands of attendees at Finovate, a two-day conference showcasing the future of financial and banking technology, voted LendUp "Best of Show" for...