Lending Club is hiring Steve Allocca PayPal’s global head of credit as its president as the lender continues to move away from the scandal that overturned its fortunes last year.
SparkLabs Global has hired Sameer Chishty as a venture partner for its recently launched FinTech accelerator.
Online lenders are growing their presence in Washington with the hire of lobbyist Nat Hoopes to lead the Marketplace Lenders Association.
European SME investor Idinvest Partners has brought in former Balderton Capital and XAnge Private Equity venture capitalist Nicolas Debock as an investment director.
Blockchain and smart contracts company Libra has hired Siemens’ former chief risk officer (CRO) Dr Gerard Brennan as its director of audit technology.
Banker’s Toolbox, which helps organisations manage risk and streamline compliance, has expanded its team with the hire of Max Thoene.
German insurance giant Allianz has hired a new CEO for its InsurTech incubator Allianz X. Peter Borchers will join the firm from Deutsche Telekom, where he founded the company’s hub:raum incubator.
Andreessen Horowitz has launched a new $300m venture fund that will invest into crypto companies and protocols.
Financial Technology Partners has hired former Goldman Sachs vice president Melissa Wasser.
Mortgage POS platform developer Cloudvirga has named Jim Portner as its new chief product officer.