Fintech's greatest promise may be in the developing world
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Its founder and CEO, Renaud Laplanche, stepped down in May after an internal investigation into the handling of some loans, and the company announced significant layoffs this summer. But whatever its recent travails, Lending Club was a lifeline for Song.
Miss Arkansas, Savvy Shields, Crowned Miss America 2017
Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields was crowned Miss America 2017 on Sunday night after wowing judges with her jazz routine and her answer to a question about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The 21-year-old is a Fayetteville native and a student at the ...
First Miss America crowned 95 years ago this week
Every year, a select group of accomplished, beautiful young women vie for the Miss America title. It's a crowning achievement (pun intended). The winner is an ambassador for the nation, a role model, an honored guest at everything from the White House ...
Miss Teen USA Drops Swimsuit Competition
The Miss Teen USA pageant is eliminating the swimsuit portion of its competition, opting to judge contestants in athletic wear instead, a spokesperson for the organization told TheWrap. The transition to athletic wear will focus more on the physical ...