Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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FinTech start-up SoFi is moving into traditional banking

Online lender and financial startup SoFi has taken the first step toward competing with the nation's biggest banks on their home turf: the checking account. Read more: www.latimes.com

FinTech company SoFi to add 400 Delaware workers by 2018

SoFi, personal online loan provider, will add 400 workers to its Claymont office by the end of 2018. Read more: www.delawareonline.com

SoFi unveils digital wealth management platform

The new initiative will allow investors in the US to invest as little as $500 (or a $100 monthly recurring deposit) in automated, low-cost, ETF portfolios. Read more: finovate.com

SoFi plans to apply for a bank charter in the next month

With an eye on providing banking services later this year, online lending startup SoFi is planning to apply for an industrial bank charter. Read more: techcrunch.com

FinTech platform dv01 announces reporting partnership with SoFi

Reporting and analytics FinTech platform dv01 announced on Monday it has formed a reporting partnership with peer-to-peer lending platform SoFi. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

SoFi backer Silver Lake Partners closes new $15bn fund

Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners has raised $15bn for its fifth tech-focused fund. The fund’s investors are undisclosed. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

LendingTree launches student loan comparison tool

The comparison tool enables students to compare their student loans to see if they can save money by refinancing. Read more: finovate.com

A community banker’s FinTech ‘Aha’ moment

From SoFi to Venmo, competitors are creating a fast and easy experience that bankers like Julieann Thurlow cannot help but worry. Read more: www.americanbanker.com

SoFi scoops up $500m to expand into Canada and Australia

Lending disruptor SoFi has landed $500m in a new haul of funding led by private equity investor Silver Lake. Softbank and GPI Capital also participated. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

SoFi looks for $500m to expand lending services

SoFi is nearing an agreement to raise as much as $500m in a new venture capital funding round. That tally is likely to be led by Silver Lake Partner. Read more: www.pymnts.com