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Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

Goldman Sachs is recruiting at least 6 people for the UK launch of its online lender Marcus

The consumer-focused online deposit-taking and lending platform is due to launch in the UK later this year.

Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter gets stamp of approval from UK financial watchdog

CEO Rhydian Lewis said that getting regulated has been "a long but positive journey during which we have learnt a lot."
Boris Batin, CEO and cofounder of ID Finance.

Online lending startup ID Finance plans to raise $100 million in the next year

Cofounder and CEO Boris Batin told Business Insider at the LendIt Europe conference that ID Finance hopes to raise the money through a series of bond issuances.
One of Funding Circle's new billboard adverts.

Funding Circle hits £50 million in revenue as CEO restates IPO ambitions

CEO Samir Desai told Business Insider: 'We believe that our business should be a public company.'
Lendy Finance, where a quarter of the loan book is considered to be in default, recently sponsored regatta sailing event Cowes Week.

UK peer-to-peer lending is about to face its toughest test since the sector was born

Any consumer downturn could mean the first serious test of peer-to-peer underwriting standards.

Goldman Sachs is planning a UK savings account for the masses — not just the super rich

Its Marcus brand will launch in the middle of next year, according to the bank's head of strategy Stephen Scherr.

Funding Circle is kicking off a £12 million marketing bonanza with a Great British Bake Off TV ad

Funding Circle is launching its new 'Made to Do More' campaign with a TV advert during the premiere of the hit baking show on Channel 4 on Tuesday.

Things are getting even worse for the once-poster child of online lending

New York regulators have subpoenaed the online lender over the interest rates and fees it charges customers.

Cracks are spreading in the online industry out to disrupt the banks

Online lending startups — once thought to be major disruptors to the traditional banks — are looking for new ways to boost revenues, and yield.

The online lending market might be telling us something troubling about the US economy

The online lending market could be saying something bad about the US economy. Or not.