Aaron Vermut

Prosper and HomeAdvisor announce funding partnership

Prosper and HomeAdvisor announce funding partnership

Prosper Marketplace and national home services digital marketplace HomeAdvisor are partnering to offer home improvement financing on HomeAdvisor’s website. HomeAdvisor screens home improvement professionals via criminal and financial record checks before allowing them access to the HomeAdvisor website. Those professionals ...

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Prosper Marketplace names new CFO

Prosper Marketplace names new CFO

Prosper Marketplace has named David Kimball as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 18. Mr. Kimball has spent the past decade with USAA in a series of positions, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. He oversaw operations including property, casualty, banking, ...

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Marketplace lending at the cusp of explosive growth

Marketplace lending at the cusp of explosive growth

NEW YORK, NY – While marketplace lending has seen its share of developments in its first decade of existence, there’s plenty more where that came from, Aaron Vermut predicts. Prosper’s CEO described how traditional markets evolve as he attempted to ...

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Prosper rewards executives for 2013 growth

Prosper rewards executives for 2013 growth

A dramatic increase in revenue borne from several enhancements to the platform in 2013 earned several key Prosper executives promotions in an announcement made today. Former CEO Stephan Vermut is now Executive Chairman, a role which he  stated will allow ...

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