|We received some great news on Saturday evening: Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche was named the winner in the financial services category of the 2013 Northern California Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards.
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at a gala event at The Fairmont in San Francisco on June 22nd. Renaud will now go on to compete for the National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award, which will be announced in November.
We’d like to thank Ernst & Young for this great honor!