Tony Zerucha·Alt-Finance·May 6, 2015·1 min read·11 viewsThe Daily Dig for Wednesday, May 6 ShareTweetShareSubmit Two views on Lending Club Q1 earnings report: Struggling to turn a profit As Lending Club improves its technology, hires engineers, and ramps up marketing, their profit potential vanishes, writes Shelly Banjo. Lending Club topping planned growth Loan originations and operating revenue are growing rapidly, says Kevin Wack (free registration required). See for yourself View their earnings report here. Weird crowdfunding campaigns After the above number crunching we threw in some lighthearted campaigns, including Farts in a Jar and the Indiegogo campaign to buy Kickstarter. Oliver Wheaton reports.See alsoApril 25, 201850% of Americans see banks as no help: Elevate study Democratic presidential hopeful (no, not her) calls for big bank breakup Bernie Sanders plans to introduce a bill to break up the biggest banks, a move that could end up helping Hillary Clinton, writes Douwe Miedema. Five ways humanity is hurting crowdfunding You know you are successful when people use your great idea in sometimes dumb ways, Lyndsey Gilpin says. Like this article? Take a second to support us on Patreon!