Runa Capital leads $3 million round in US startup LendingRobot

Earlier this week Seattle-based startup LendingRobot completed a $3 million funding round led by Runa Capital, a venture firm operating globally from its offices in Moscow and San Francisco. Club Italia Investimenti II also participated in the round along with individual investors, but the amount of their respective contributions was not disclosed.

An automated investment service for online lending, LendingRobot claims to serve more than 1,000 clients totaling around $15 million in assets. The startup uses high-speed automation software and machine-learning algorithms to help investors select and invest in loans less than one second after they become available.

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