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Lending Club Investors Set a New Record in August 2010: $12M inloans

Last month proved to be another exciting month at Lending Club:  continued consumer demand for loans at lower rates and increased investor appetite for Lending Club Notes delivered a record $12,021,775 in issued loans to creditworthy borrowers.  This is the largest single monthly dollar amount ever.  Here are some other key stats for the month:

  • Avg Loan Amount: $10,231
  • Number of loans issued: 1,175
  • Average interest rate: 12.58%
  • Most popular loan purpose: 50% of the loans were used for debt consolidation
  • Net Annualized Returns to Investors: 9.66%

Looking at our growth for the last year, we are very proud to have nearly tripled the volume as compared to August 2009, while showing a steady monthly growth pace.   Cheers to the Lending Club community of investors and borrowers for making this happen.

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Comments (4)

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    September 17th, 2010 at 6:27 pm

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    September 19th, 2010 at 9:02 am

  3. [...] having issued more than $170M in personal loans since its
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    October 25th, 2010 at 7:23 am

  4. [...] having issued more than $170M in personal loans since its
    inception in 2007, and growing at a record-breaking pace. Last
    month, Lending Club announced that it had payed out more than $12M
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    October 27th, 2010 at 12:51 am

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