LoanStreet's marketplace automates and standardizes syndication from origination to maturity enabling lenders and investors to buy, sell and manage loans directly on LoanStreet. As a result, there is no wasted time or management resources negotiating individual syndication agreements.
Whether lenders need to overcome regulatory lending limits, reduce sector concentration, or are simply capital constrained, LoanStreet offers them unique access to investors and new loan generation opportunities. For investors, LoanStreet is a broad and efficient platform to invest in a new or expanded asset class.
Prior to launching LoanStreet, Ian served as Deputy Chief Counsel for the Office of Financial Stability which implemented the Troubled Asset Relief Program – TARP – for the United States Department of the Treasury. While at Treasury, Ian developed and managed a number of the Treasury programs to stem the financial crisis and received the Treasury Secretary's honor award for his exemplary public service.
Before joining Treasury, Ian was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP where he focused on commercial lending and securities offerings. He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School where he was a published member of the University of Chicago Law Review and graduated with honors from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering.
Chris Wu is a computer engineer with a lifelong interest in entrepreneurship. Previously, he was the cofounder, Chief Technology Officer, and lead web developer for Emergency Networking LLC, a startup developing electronic medical record systems for EMTs.
After college, Chris spent 5 years as a software engineer and project manager at Redshift Technologies, Inc, a small IT consulting company based in Manhattan. Chris built and maintained a variety of webbased and stand-alone tools for pharmaceutical and medical institutions such as Pfizer and the New York University (NYU) Fertility Clinic.
Chris graduated with a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2002. He also received a Business Certificate from Columbia University in 2010.