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A startup out to displace Wall Street banks just hired ex-SEC chairman Arthur Levit
Business Insider - September 10, 2015

SoFi, one of the biggest marketplace lenders on the web, is adding a boldface name from Washington to ... More

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Online Mortgage Lenders Are Beating Traditional Bank Loans
The Street - September 9, 2015

Seth James Ellis, 33, and his husband, Jared Ellis, 32, along with a third investor ... More

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Checking on Student Debt [Video]
CNBC - August 17, 2015

SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, discusses student loan programs, and helping early stage professionals finance their education ... More

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Digital Media Veteran Joanne Bradford Joins Online Lender SoFi as COO
re/code - August 17, 2015

The longtime media executive, most recently Pinterest’s head of partnerships, is joining heavily funded online lender SoFi as ... More

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Helping Millennial Entrepreneurs Conquer Student-Loan Debt
NBC News - August 12, 2015

You've heard it all before: Millennials are independent thinkers, multitasking pros who are open-minded and tech-savvy ... More

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7 millennial entrepreneurs undeterred by student debt
CNBC - August 12, 2015

So far, SoFi has helped 25 aspiring entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running—and with their newfound success they ... More

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5 Things You Should Know About Student Loan Refinancing
Inc. - August 11, 2015

If you're among the 40 million Americans coping with student debt, you may be in luck. A handful of ... More

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Mortgages for Millennials
New York Times - July 31, 2015

One reason Mr. Patmont stuck with SoFi was that the company website was so informative and easy to use, ... More

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SoFi seeks to upend the banking business
The Press Democrat - July 12, 2015

Social Finance Inc., as it is formally known, is a marketplace lender that started offering student loan refinancing ... More

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September 30, 2015

Leading Marketplace Lender SoFi Secures $1 billion in Series E Funding led by SoftBank

Largest single round of financing in the fintech space to date will fuel SoFi’s expansion as the primary financial services partner for high achieving professionals ... More

September 10, 2015

SoFi Surpasses $4 Billion in Funded Loans and Adds Arthur Levitt, Former SEC Chairman, as Advisor

Arthur Levitt, the longest-serving chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will become a SoFi advisor. The firm also announced it has surpassed $4 billion in funded loans across mortgages, personal loans, and ... More

August 17, 2015

Valley Veteran Joanne Bradford joins SoFi as Chief Operating Officer

SoFi, the second largest marketplace lender, today announced Joanne Bradford joins the firm as COO. In her new role she will oversee the company’s consumer-facing functions including marketing, business development, partnerships, and member services ... More

July 29, 2015

SoFi Becomes First Fintech Company to Earn AAA DBRS Rating, Prices $417.6 Million Securitization of Refinanced Student Loans

SoFi, the nation’s second largest marketplace lender, today announced it has priced a securitization of $417.6 million in refinanced student loans. It also announced it is the first fintech company to receive an “AAA” rating from DBRS and ... More

June 26, 2015

Leading Marketplace Lender SoFi Announces $3 Billion Funding Milestone

SoFi, the nation’s second largest marketplace lender, announced today it has funded $3 billion in loans in the past three years ... More

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