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Lending Club

Lending Club is trying to bring crowd funding to the mainstream world – and shake up the traditional lending industry in the process.

The company connects people who want to borrow cash with those who want to lend it – which could help some people escape high interest rates for credit card or student loan debt. Life to date, it has originated over $1 billion in loans. And speaking at the LeWeb conference in Paris earlier this month, CEO Renaud Laplanche said the company is planning to go public "in the next few years."

Source: LendingClub.com