Articles Tagged with ''Anthony Hsieh''

MBA Annual Alert: Quicken, loanDepot leaders see fintech barrier to Amazon buy-in

Anthony Hsieh and Bill Emerson say mortgage space still has too much friction
Rumors have long swirled that Amazon has eyes on the mortgage business, but industry leaders say it's unlikely the company will dive in just yet. At MBA's annual convention on Tuesday, Hsieh and Emerson said there's still too much chaos in the space, but predict that fintech is on the verge of changing all that.
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loanDepot CEO personal net worth reportedly at $2 billion

Anthony Hsieh set to get even richer with Amazon at the door
While Amazon continues to build a mortgage division within its ranks, the online giant reportedly continues to search for a strategic acquisition to buy into the mortgage retail space. One name often put forward is loanDepot, though CEO Anthony Hsieh is already reportedly doing just fine without needing to sell the company.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman Sachs buys startup Clarity Money to bolster Marcus

Plus, more on the AIME/Blend partnership for brokers
It's the start of a new week, but the news couldn't wait for Goldman Sachs, which announced on Sunday it purchased personal finance startup Clarity Money (and its 1 million users) to boost its consumer-lending business Marcus. Plus, more on the Blend and AIME partnership for brokers and a new mortgage servicing rule goes into effect this week.
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Chad Smith out as head of direct lending at loanDepot

Served in role for just nine months
Despite playing a prominent role at the unveiling of the loanDepot’s new $100 million facility less than three weeks ago, Chad Smith is now out as loanDepot’s head of direct lending. The reason for Smith’s departure is unknown as are the company’s plans to replace him. When asked about Smith’s departure by HousingWire, the company simply confirmed that Smith is no longer with the company.
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loanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh shuts down 10 rumors about his company

Writes straight-forward post on LinkedIn
Anthony Hsieh is the founder and CEO of one of the most prominent nonbanks in the industry, loanDepot. For a CEO of a company that has funded more than $100 billion in loans since its inception, he regularly opens up a seat at the table for others to listen in on what it’s like to be at the helm of one of the biggest mortgage companies. Anyone who follows Hsieh on LinkedIn is privy to this. This latest post, in particular, caught a lot of attention.
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loanDepot reaches landmark $100 billion in funded loans

Since inception in 2010
loanDepot kept busy the past seven years since it launched into the housing finance market after the financial crisis. And all the hard work is paying off as the nonbank announced it funded $100 billion in home, personal and home equity loans. And Chairman and CEO Anthony Hsieh says that the company isn’t done growing.
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loanDepot acquires Closing USA and American Coast Title

Adds more than 120 professionals
loanDepot announced two major acquisitions on Thursday, adding Closing USA, a national title, escrow and settlement company, and its affiliate, American Coast Title, to the company. The news expands loanDepot’s national licensing footprint for title, escrow and settlement services to more than 30 states and Washington, D.C.
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