Argon Credit Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Marketplace lender Argon Credit has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; its loan underwriting was centered around machine learning algorithms which it marketed as decisioning as a service; offered subprime loans from $2,000 to $35,000 with APRs ranging from 4.99% to 149%; in May 2015 it secured a $75 million debt funding investment from credit hedge fund, Princeton Alternative Funding; prior to that it had raised $5.05 million.  Source

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