Brief: Cross River Bank Raises $28 Million in Equity

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Cross River Bank

New Jersey-based Cross River Bank, a marketplace lending partner bank, secured $28 million in equity, led by Boston-based investment firm Battery Ventures, along with Silicon Valley venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Ribbit Capital.

The capital will be used to expand the bank’s technology and product-development teams, invest in compliance infrastructure and plan new business lines to the online lending industry. Battery General Partner Scott Tobin will also join the Cross River board of directors.

Cross River originated over $2.4 billion loans in 2015 and partners with over 15 online lenders including Affirm, Borrowers First, Marlette Funding, Rocket Loans and Upstart.

Last modified: December 18, 2016

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