Lend Academy Article: Renaud Laplanche is Back with a New Consumer Lending Platform Called Upgrade

Upgrade has launched for consumer lending; Lend Academy provides details on the platform’s fundraising, lending criteria and lending structure; Renaud Laplanche has raised $60 million for the new company; its loans will focus on high credit quality borrowers with low debt-to-income and minimum monthly free cash flow of $1,000; loans range from $2,000 to $50,000; the platform will be partnering with WebBank for loan originations and will then acquire the loans and sell them to institutional investors with some portion of the loans retained on the firm’s balance sheet.  Source